Auckland is a short flight from Australia and offers activities and adventures in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The landscape and setting of this New Zealand city means that there is no shortage of options, whether you want to hike in one of the well-known rain forests during the morning hours and then head into the city for a night at the club’s, Auckland is the ideal spot for all travelers to the region. The blend of outdoor recreation and exceptional city life makes Auckland one of the most unique and popular cities in the southern hemisphere.

The location of Auckland is one of the best things about this bustling city. The urban and cosmopolitan lifestyle is surrounded by stunning natural landscape which means there’s no end to the options of things to do you’re visiting. Because the land is so fertile and it’s a coastal city, the restaurants throughout Auckland surf some of the best food in the world and it’s becoming highly sought after by top-notch chefs. Want to get a taste of what Auckland has to offer? There are numerous food tours that give you a little sampling of all of the ingredients that Auckland has to offer – check out The Big Foodies for an exceptional tour experience.

Before you head out into the natural landscapes of Auckland, spend some time exploring the city. One of the most popular points of interest for those who like a little bit of an adrenaline rush is the Sky Jump, which is located in the famous Sky Tower and allows visitors to jump over the edge at 192 metres up from the ground! If you want to still see the gorgeous sights, but you’re not into outrageous activities, you can still head up to the Sky Tower and check out a panoramic view of the entire area.

Auckland is also known for its exceptional collection of museums and art galleries – head over to the Brick Bay Sculpture Trail to see some of New Zealand’s most popular contemporary art pieces immersed in the natural and scenic landscape.