Mount Eden Vacation Packages
Many of Auckland’s attractions are near to Mount Eden, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two of the places not to miss are the fabulous ASB Showgrounds and the fantastic Acacia Cottage. Also, well worth the effort are the One Tree Hill Domain and Cornwall Park.
Mt. Eden, one of the most visited tourist attractions in the entire country is located less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) to the northeast.
To gain a deeper understanding of Auckland, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Browse the museums and exhibit spaces Artspace, the Auckland War Memorial Museum and Artstation. Book seats for a live show at the New Zealand Film Archive and the Auckland Performing Arts Centre.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. There are no shortage of urban parks, so take a picnic blanket to Eden Garden, Myers Park and Western Park.
If you have time in and around Mount Eden, treat yourself with a visit to Wintergarden, the Holy Trinity Cathedral and the Auckland Baptist Tabernacle. Visitors with a passion for religious history should make a trip to the St. Paul's Church. Auckland features some evocative reminders of the past; start your historic tour at Grafton Gate.
If you are looking to buy souvenirs, fashion and food, amble through the many stores at the Westfield St. Luke's Shopping Centre.
Visitors with a passion for sports can cheer on the Auckland cricket team cricket team in summer and the Blues rugby union team in winter at the iconic Eden Park, the sporting heart and soul of the city. After enjoying the game, retire with local sports fans to the nearby pubs to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
To make the most of Mount Eden, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Kiwi International Hotel, the Langham, Auckland, or the Ascotia off Queen.