Karangahape Road Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Auckland, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore nearby areas such as Auckland, Mount Eden, and Newmarket.
Mt. Eden, one of the most popular highlights in the country is located 1 mile (2 kilometers) to the south.
To better understand Auckland, visit one of its museums and theaters. Spend a while admiring the exhibits at Artspace, the Auckland War Memorial Museum and Artstation. If you enjoy art museums and galleries, enjoy the collections at the Auckland Art Gallery, the John Leech Gallery and the Oedipus Rex Gallery. Go and see some of the popular live performances at Aotea Centre, the New Zealand Film Archive and the Auckland Civic Theatre.
When it’s time escape the city, plan a trip to the nearby outdoor areas. Keen gardeners enjoy destinations such as Victoria Park, Eden Garden and Myers Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as well-tended garden beds and trees.
To really get a feel for the area, visit some of the local sights such as the St. Patrick's Cathedral, Sky Tower and Wintergarden. These are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. The St. Paul's Church, the All Saints Anglican Church and the St Andrew's First Presbysterian Church offer those visiting the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area. To discover the nearby historic attractions, be sure to check out Grafton Gate.
Add to your wardrobe, stock up on food or just window shop at nearby shopping hotspots like the Auckland Fish Market, the Queen Street Shopping District and the Westfield Downtown Shopping Centre.
When it’s time to relax after a busy day discovering the delights of Karangahape Road, check in to one of the area's many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks be sure to check out the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland, the Barclay Suites Auckland, and the popular BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland.