Pakuranga is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring Auckland as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are nearby. Among the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Mount Wellington War Memorial Reserve and the fantastic Sylvia Park. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find nearby Pakuranga are the Half Moon Bay Marina and Otara Markets.
Travelers come from all the countries of the world to see Mt. Eden, one of the most photographed sites in the country. It is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the city center.
If you love to play golf, take a trip to the Grange Golf Course in Papatoetoe. It’s a great way to get out and enjoy the fresh air.
See what is in fashion locally and purchase some original souvenirs at popular nearby shopping venues such as the Howick Village Saturday Market in Howick.
Mt. Smart Stadium is the perfect place cheer along with fellow lovers of rugby league, and to see local legends, the Warriors, in all their glory. On game days follow the sea of red, white and black, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To make the most of Pakuranga, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Mount Richmond Hotel, the Grange Lodge Motel, Papatoetoe, or the 540 on Great South Motel.