Outdoor Activities in Auckland

Outdoor activities in Auckland are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Auckland comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Auckland and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Auckland has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Auckland.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Auckland:

  1. #1 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 2936 itineraries
    Tiritiri Matangi Island

    Tags: Island, Wildlife Sanctuary , View Point, Nature

    Address: Army Bay, Whangaparaoa, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Tiritiri Matangi Island is a wildlife sanctuary and is home to one of New Zealand's most important conservation projects. Located around 30 kilometres from central Auckland, the Island is 60% fore...Read more

  2. #2 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 888 itineraries
    Auckland Museum

    Tags: Memorial, War Memorial, Cafe

    Address: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Auckland War Memorial Museum is one of the most important museums in New Zealand and showcases rare artefacts that depict the story of Auckland along with its Natural and Military history. The bui...Read more

  3. #3 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 938 itineraries
    Cornwall Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Tourist Center, Picnic Spot

    Address: Puriri Dr, Epsom, Auckland 1051, New Zealand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    Leave the bustling urban noise and explore the lush-green pocket of Cornwall Park- a vastexpanse of gorgeously green grass with trees that shade the landscape and flower beds that adorn the beautiful ...Read more

  4. #4 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 5121 itineraries
    Sky Tower

    Tags: Tower, Observation Deck, Skyscrapper

    Address: Corner Federal and Victoria Streets, Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

    The Sky Tower is 328 meters tall and stands as an icon of Auckland’s sky line. It’s an exciting hub of adrenaline activities, superb dining and breathtaking views. Sky Tower is one of...Read more

  5. #5 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 3476 itineraries
    Rangitoto Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Adventure, Nature

    Address: Rangitoto Island, near Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated around 25 minutes from Auckland by ferry, Rangitoto is the largest and youngest island in the Auckland volcanic field. It erupted in the sea in a series of explosions around 600 years ago, an...Read more

  6. #6 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 436 itineraries
    Waitakere Ranges

    Tags: Outdoors, Waterfall, Adventure, Nature

    Address: Waitakere Ranges, Piha 0772, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located 25 kilometre away from Auckland, the Waitakere Ranges touches an elevation of 1555 feet and offers a breath-takingview of the coastline of New Zealand. The range is nothing short of an adventu...Read more

  7. #7 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 3298 itineraries
    Mount Eden

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Nature, Volcano

    Address: Mount Eden Road, Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 07:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

    At 196 metres, Mount Eden, also known as Maungawhau, is the highest volcano in Auckland city. The summit to the top gives spectacular 360-degree views of Auckland and its harbours. Erupting about 15,0...Read more

  8. #8 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 4220 itineraries
    Waiheke Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island

    Address: Waiheke, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located around 17 kilometres from Auckland, the Waiheke Island is the second largest island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand. Spread across approximately 19 kilometres (west to east), the island is ...Read more

  9. #9 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 3463 itineraries
    Devonport

    Tags: View Point, Neighborhoods

    Address: Devonport, Auckland Region, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The 4th ‘most visited destination’ in Auckland Region, Devonport is a beautiful sea side village with marvellous heritage buildings, spectacular scenery and stunning beaches. It is just a ...Read more

  10. #10 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 722 itineraries
    Viaduct Harbour

    Tags: Museum, View Point, Walking Area, Restaurant

    Address: Viaduct Basin, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Viaduct Harbour is where the major commercial and entertainment places are located. The residential places at the harbour ooze luxury while the cruise tours are the obvious highlights. The local a...Read more

  11. #11 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 2755 itineraries
    Auckland Zoo

    Tags: Zoo

    Address: Motions Road, Auckland 1022, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Spread across 17 hectares (42 acres), Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand. 138 different species and over 875 animals call the zoo their home. To...Read more

  12. #12 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 3129 itineraries
    Auckland Art Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery, Sculpture

    Address: Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Situated within a beautiful French-style mansion, the Auckland Art Gallery was established in the year 1888. It has New Zealand’s most extensive collection of art- historic, modern and contempor...Read more

  13. #13 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 3298 itineraries
    One Tree Hill

    Tags: Outdoors, Hill, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One Tree Hill is Auckland’s largest intact volcanic cone. Also known as Maungakiekie, a summit to the top gives you extensive and beautiful views of the city. The 183 metre volcano has three cat...Read more

  14. #14 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 2030 itineraries
    Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Corner Quay and Hobson Streets, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum has the largest marine collection in New Zealand. Spread over 7 galleries, visitors find out everything about New Zealand’s maritime, right from how the f...Read more

  15. #15 of 271 Outdoors Activities in Auckland
    - Used in 2941 itineraries
    Auckland Domain

    Tags: Museum, Park

    Address: Park Road, Grafton, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Auckland Domain is Auckland’s oldest park. Spread across an area of 75 hectares (185 acres), the Wintergardens are its most visited feature. It also houses the infamous Auckland War Memorial Mus...Read more