Many of Auckland’s key attractions are located close to Helensville, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two of the places not to miss are the fabulous Kumeu River Wines and the incredible Soljans Estate. Also worth checking out are Snowplanet and the RNZAF Base Auckland.
Auckland is famous throughout the world as home to Mt. Eden. This must-see attraction is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the middle of the city.
Those with a love of rugby union will love iconic North Harbour Stadium, home of the Auckland Blues and the much-loved North Harbour. After enjoying the game, retire with local fans to a nearby pub and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
Auckland has plenty of comfortable accommodation options perfect for all budgets, but if you’d prefer to base yourself in the Helensville area, make a reservation at the Ambers Bed & Breakfast, Silverdale.