Auckland is a vibrant and exciting city. There is lots to see and do. Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and has a highly diverse and multi-cultural population. Whilst planning your time at the Summit, take the opportunity to explore the city.
Here are some suggested attractions & activities:
Attractions and Cultural Experience
Auckland Museum is often the first stop for anyone wishing to gain real insight into what it is to be a kiwi.
Experience Maori culture at the Auckland Museum with a welcome dance, poi dance, stick game, weaponry display and a haka, made famous by our world beating All Blacks rugby team.
A hop on, hop off sightseeing tour with full commentary, visiting 14 attractions.
Tours and Nature
Explore the Hauraki Gulf, the Tiritiri Matangi island eco sanctuary, and Motuihe Island.
Discover Waiheke Island (Waiheke means “cascading waters” in Maori) and its award winning wines along the wine trail, olive oils, arts & crafts, scenic and eco tours.
A personalised experience where you will visit some of Auckland’s most impressive wine regions. Full and half day tours are available.
World-renowned for its amazing marine life, Goat Island was New Zealand’s first marine reserve. It is a great place to spend a day with friends and family. Discover New Zealand’s amazing marine life.
The Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, with more than 16,000 hectares of native rainforest and coastline. It's 250km of walking and tramping tracks provide access to beaches, breathtaking views, and spectacular rocky outcrops, including the Hillary Trail, black sand beaches, waterfalls and giant kauri trees.
Auckland is famed for its many superb restaurants. For a comprehensive website which includes diner’s reviews try Zomato.
Activities and Adrenalin Rush
Would you walk the circumference of the Sky Tower, 192 metres above ground, with no rails or balcony, just a safety harness on a ledge 1.2 metres wide? If this is the challenge for you, check out the Sky Walk.
Bungee with a difference. Throw yourself off the top of the Sky Tower and plunge 192 metres in a controlled fall while wearing a safety harness.
Snowplanet is the only indoor snow resort in the southern hemisphere Experience the thrill of snowsports. Located just 20 minutes north of Auckland and open 365 days a year.
Extending your trip?
If you plan to take a few days to add on to your conference visit, take a look at Tourism New Zealand’s website here.
The above travel information is provided for your benefit as points of interest. The organisers take no responsibility for the services provided by any of the groups mentioned above, nor does it receive any incentives from businesses listed on this page.