Auckland Travel Guide
Now's the time to create your perfect Auckland vacation. Take it easy and let the clever crew at Orbitz locate the best-value flight and hotel combos for you. Combining your bookings is one of the easiest ways to save money. Choose your preferred hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences for savings of around $369^! Along with that, you'll be happy to discover that you can customize you trip by picking from 500 airline partners and no less than 500,000 accommodations globally.
Where is Auckland?Ready to cross Auckland off your world map? It's situated roughly 310 miles north of the national capital, Wellington, and 16 miles northwest of Takanini. This area of North Island is home to roughly 420,000 residents.
Places to Visit in Auckland
So, what's first? You'd be crazy to leave Auckland without dropping by renowned sights such as Mt. Eden and the University of Auckland. Auckland is home to loads of fascinating attractions, including the Auckland Zoo and the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Want some other options? Have a look at Auckland Town Hall and Queen Street Shopping District. If you have enough time, pop by all of them! Embark on a remarkable underwater adventure without even getting wet at Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World. Seeking some more options? Take a much-needed break from the more exhausting parts of your itinerary with a stroll through Auckland Domain. But there's more! Step off the noisy streets and into a soothing house of worship at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Stop for a few moments of quiet reflection or simply admire its meaningful artworks.
Car Rentals in Auckland
Nothing compares to exploring a new city with your own vehicle. If you're searching for car rentals in Auckland, Orbitz is here to help. Flying in? Economy Rent a car at Auckland International Airport is the outlet to make your way to after you hit the tarmac. Europcar is right in the middle of the city. Simply make your way to 73 Shortland Street. Why don't you also look into Avis? They can be found not far away at 17-19 Nelson St.
Where to stay in Auckland – Hotel Accommodation
There's no need to worry about securing a place to lay your head. Orbitz has 145 hotels in Auckland. Lock in your room right now for the best value deals around. Do you want a room that's fit for royalty? Our top luxury hotels are the Mollies Boutique Hotel (6 Tweed Street) and the Hotel DeBrett (2 High Street). Or, if you're traveling on a budget, have a look at the Auckland Northshore Motels & Holiday Park and the Verandahs Backpackers. The Hauraki Blue Overnight Cruise is only 0.7 miles away if you're keen on staying close to the University of Auckland. Located 0.2 miles away, the Braemar on Parliament Street is just around the corner too!
Nearest Airports to Auckland
If you're sitting by the window and the weather's clear, you might be able to see Auckland International Airport (AKL) as you're coming in to land. It's 11 miles south of Auckland's center.
Popular Places to Visit Near Auckland
If you have seen all there is to see in Auckland and have a few more days on your hands, try not to panic. There are fascinating tourist attractions in the surrounding area. You may not know that you're only 17 miles from Piha. It's the perfect base point to get to Piha Beach. This attraction is loved by travelers and locals alike.
No Cancellation Fees
You can breathe easy knowing that whatever the reason for canceling your booking, we won't charge you a fee.^ Why not get in touch with your selected airline and hotel to check if they'll do the same?