Two girls walking on a nature track

Discover Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s most populous city and is a multi-cultural hub of food, music, arts, and culture.

Also known as Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland sprawls over volcanic hills and around twin harbours, offering an exhilarating mix of natural wonders and urban adventures.

Auckland offers an urban environment where most people live within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanting holiday islands. Add a sunny climate, a background rhythm of Polynesian culture and a passion for outstanding food, wine, and shopping, and you’re beginning to get the picture of Auckland, New Zealand, our largest and most diverse city.

Things to do in Auckland

More than just a city, Auckland is a whole region full of things to see and do. With so many experiences close by it’s easy to hop from one adventure to the next.

People at an Auckland brewery

Explore further

Explore the emerald islands of the Hauraki Gulf by kayak, boat or on foot, or indulge in delicious food and wine at world-class vineyards.

Women on a morning beach walk

Accommodation

Auckland accommodation options are diverse, with something for every level of comfort and budget. We have secured some great prices with our local accommodation providers for ICWES 2023.

Wynyard Quarter