The Auckland Region is a great holiday destination for many tourists with so many locations in the one easily accessible area it's hard to stay away. The region includes stunning beaches and harbours on the west coast, sheltered coves, bays and beaches on the east coast, the islands of the amazing Hauraki Gulf and the hiking trails of Waitakere and Hunua ranges.
Auckland is the most popular and prosperous region of New Zealand. It is the fastest growing region with 50 new people being added each day. It is purely beautiful as it's surrounded by harbours and has an extraordinary 1600 kilometre long coastline.
There are 180 different cultures located in Auckland which makes the region very diverse and allows for many different communities in the area. In the region you will find high-end theatres and art galleries that are great insight into its history and architecture and reflect the many diverse cultures within Auckland. People who live in Auckland have the chance to dine in great restaurants, attend fashion shows or cultural events, watch quality sporting events and visit gardens and parks, the opportunities are endless in such a different and unique region.
The Auckland Region is home to New Zealand's largest city Auckland. Auckland city is one of the most popular locations in New Zealand and there such easy access to other locations within the region. Other locations in the region that can't be missed are the fantastic Islands in the Hauraki Gulf such as Great Barrier Island, Rangitoto Island, Kawau Island, Motuihe Island and Rakino Island.
Auckland is a very busy city but located in the region is some great little country towns like Helensville, Orewa and Wellsford that are a perfect getaway for a weekend of relaxation.
Another place the region is very proud of is Tiritiri Matangi Island, a wildlife sanctuary which is one of New Zealand's most important and moving conservation projects. Auckland Region has a safe, easygoing atmosphere that creates the ultimate kiwi lifestyle. It is one of the must-see places of the country and a perfect destination for either an adventure or relaxing holiday.
Main Towns in the Auckland Region
Other Towns in the Auckland Region