Wynyard Quarter Vacations
To get a sense of what makes Auckland tick, spread your wings and explore nearby areas such as Auckland, Newmarket, and Grey Lynn.
Auckland is celebrated as home to the legendary Mt. Eden. This popular attraction is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the heart of town.
To gain a deeper understanding of Auckland, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out Artspace, the Auckland War Memorial Museum and Artstation. There are some excellent art galleries to visit including the Auckland Art Gallery, the John Leech Gallery and the Oedipus Rex Gallery. Book seats for one or two of the magical live shows at Aotea Centre, the New Zealand Film Archive and the Auckland Civic Theatre.
Get your body moving in nature at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Bring a picnic, mingle with locals, or just soak up the sunshine at Victoria Park, Myers Park and Western Park.
Those with some time to spare in Auckland will not want to miss out on the St. Patrick's Cathedral, Sky Tower and Wintergarden. Admire some of the holy places such as the St. Paul's Church, the All Saints Anglican Church and the St Andrew's First Presbysterian Church. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and get an appreciation of the impotence of faith in Wynyard Quarter. For a tour of the nearby historic attractions, visit Grafton Gate.
Go to the Auckland Fish Market, the Queen Street Shopping District and the Westfield Downtown Shopping Centre for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
When you’re ready to rest your weary head after discovering the charming streets of Wynyard Quarter, check in to one of the area's range of bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland, the Barclay Suites Auckland and the BEST WESTERN President Hotel Auckland are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.