Auckland Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Auckland

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Auckland. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Auckland as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Auckland.

2 Days in Auckland - Perfect Weekend Guide

The capital city of New Zealand, Auckland is based around two large harbors and is one of the biggest cities in the country. The juxtaposition of the city’s modern architecture and old parks is something which makes this city truly unique. There are museums, parks, observation towers, fine dining restaurants, shopping plaza, and promenades that will keep you hooked to the city long after you have left.

If you are thinking about what to do in 2 days in Auckland, this sample 48 hours in Auckland itinerary will help you make the best of your trip.

How to spend 2 days in Auckland?

Perfect Start For Day 1 Trip To Auckland

Sky Tower

Standing tall at 328 meters, the Sky Tower is today deemed as Auckland’s icon. A hub of adrenaline activities, superb dining facilities, and spectacular views of the bay, a visit to this tower is a must for every visitor coming into Auckland. The glass-fronted observation decks will treat you to the views of the Hauraki Gulf. Facilities at the Sky Tower include Sky Deck, Sky Jump, Sky Walk, The Sugar Club, Main Observation, Orbit 360° Dining, Sky Café, and Gift Shop.

Opening hours: 08:30 AM to 10:30 PM

Ticket: Adult $29.00, Child (6–14 years) $12.00, and Children 5 years and under are free.

How to get there: Car/Taxi/Bus.

Mission Bay

Auckland City’s seaside suburb, the Mission Bay is blessed with 27 miles of shoreline. This place has water sports, picnics, barbeques, and bonfires for everyone to enjoy. Here you can dine & drink, watch a movie, go swimming, or just sit by the Trevor Davis Memorial Fountain.

Opening hours: 10 AM till late

Ticket: Free

How to get there: Car/Taxi/Bus.

Mission Bay Café

Situated in the heart of Mission Bay, the Mission Bay Café is a popular eatery in the area. Set in a relaxed waterfront setting, this café is known to dish out some of the best dishes. Featuring a stunning selection of cakes and slices, visit this place for either breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Opening hours: 07:00 AM to 09:00 PM

Ticket: Free

How to get there: Car/Taxi/Bus.

Day 2 Explore Waiheke Island And Auckland Domain

Waiheke Island 

Located in the Hauraki Gulf at about 35 minutes’ ferry ride from Auckland, the is home to beautiful vineyards, olive groves, and stunning beaches. Beautiful and bohemian, this island exudes a sense of peacefulness. The island is lined with many gastronomical treasures and small wineries. This island of art, food, and wine is blessed by nature and offers visitors a chance to get the best of NZ packed into a small island. Start your day by visiting Oneroa, the biggest village on the island. The village offers many guided tours that would let you in on some of the best-kept secrets of the island. Moreover, this village also has many fashion boutiques that you can check out. Next, visit the Peacock Sky in Onetangi, near the center of the island. Next visit the Rangihoua Estate which is known for its award-winning olive oils. In the afternoon, visit one of the wineries of the island where you can learn about the process of winemaking, so wine tasting, and also buy wine to take back home.

Opening hours: 24 hours

Ticket: Free

How to get there: Passenger and car ferries depart at regular intervals from the Auckland City.

Auckland Domain

Auckland's oldest park and one of the city’s largest, the Auckland Domain is a public park that is spread over 75 hectares of land. The park is developed around the cone of an extinct volcano and is one of the best places to visit in Auckland. This park is also home to Auckland's main tourist attractions, the Auckland War Memorial Museum. The park has many great exhibits, good food, walkways, and lots of light up trinkets which only add to the beauty of the place.

Opening hours: 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM (1 April-31 October) and Monday to Saturday 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM and Sunday 09:00 AM to 07.30 PM (1 November-31 March)

Ticket: Varies (kindly check

How to get there: Car/Taxi/Bus.


Tours and Activities in Auckland for 2 Days

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Best Hotels in Auckland for 2 Day Trip

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