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Auckland City – An Introduction.

Auckland City is the part of Auckland urban area covering the isthmus and most of the islands of the Hauraki Gulf. The main core of Auckland is it’s CBD, a major commercial and industrial centre that houses some of New Zealand’s biggest names amongst countless international brands operating in the country. Over 65,000 businesses operate in Auckland alone, making it responsible for over 13% of New Zealand’s total, these businesses make up about 16% of New Zealand jobs. Amongst the skyscrapers and countless other buildings hosting businesses, there are countless cultural and recreational activities scattering in the Auckland CBD itself. Every trip to Auckland’s CBD requires a visit to the sky tower, a towering peak and the tallest building in Australasia. Take an elevator up to the observation deck and take in the breathtaking views through the large panoramic windows and floors then dine in the famous revolving resturant. If you are feeling lucky you can travel back down and visit the Sky City Casinos and revel in the countless games on offer. Amongst the premier gambling and gaming venues, you can also elect to see a show or musical. Wrap up your amazing day in Auckland with a stay in the on-site hotel or visit one of the countless other hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars, like the Hilton on the Viaduct waterfront.

Other Things To In Auckland.

  If gambling or defying gravity is not your thing, there are countless other things to do in New Zealands biggest city. Take a Fullers boat tour and do whale and dolphin watching or just take one of their ferries over to Waiheke Island. Waiheke Island is an adventure in itself and offers countless beaches for swimming and kayaking and other water sports, to famous wine tours and restaurants. Many of New Zealand’s celebrity from TV and film live on the island so take your camera and you might be able to get a photo with your favourite NZ celebrity. If you are intent on driving, you can take your car over to Waiheke island easily with a Subriski car ferry. Many tradesmen like electricians, painters, and tilers travel over to Waiheke island to work on the local homes and it’s a common sight to see many vans on utes on the ferries. Back on the mainland of Auckland, why not start your day with a visit to Kelly Tarltons, a sprawling underwater aquarium featuring penguins, eels, seals and a few surprise marine animals that are bound to delight children and adults alike. To continue your animal loving experience, head over to Auckland’s central district and visit Auckland Zoo. If you are in for some light exercise, why not head up one of Auckland many volcanos like Mt.Eden and take in the stunning 360-degree views on offer from the peak. One-Tree Hill is only a brief drive away and you can experience an important cultural and historic landmark while enjoying views all the way out to the Waitakere Ranges in West Auckland and the Bombay Hills in South Auckland. If you look well enough, you can also see the famous harbour bridge that leads to the North Shore of Auckland. Not keen on driving? There is a hop on and off sightseeing bus that will take you to the top 40 locations in Auckland. Simply purchase a day pass and jump on any bus of it’s type and ride it till you want to get off and enjoy a new location. It’s easy and one of the best ways to see all of Auckland.  
The Sky Tower In Auckland City
Transport Lines being upgraded in Auckland City
A view of the North Shore from the CBD
A trip to Auckland cannot be completed without a visit to one of Auckland’s countless beaches. Starting from the West Coast in West Auckland, you need to visit the world-famous Piha beach.  Known worldwide as a premier surfing location, it offers beautiful sprawling beaches, great swimming and of course surfing. Surfing is an activity that is enjoying year-round by the locals, with surfers hitting the water even in the deepest chills of winter. Karekare beach is not far from Piha and also offers great swimming and also there is a nearby waterfall that you can visit, take some photos and even swim in the family-friendly waterhole that fronts it. If calm water and beach sports is your game, head over to the east coast of the North Shore and hit Takapuna Beach. Takapuna Beach offers amazing views of Rangitoto Island, endless beaches and a vibrant cafe and restaurant scene that caters for all tastes and palettes. Feeling like spoiling yourself? Auckland City offers numerous shopping districts with a huge variety of local brands like Zambesi, Company of Strangers and Storm and the international fashion powerhouses like Gucci, Tag Huer and Guess.  

Auckland City – The City Of Many Faces.

There is a big reason why Auckland City is New Zealand’s biggest and most visited cities. It offers everything, from cultural and natural experiences to the very best in entertainment. The only thing that is limiting you is your time you can stay and your credit card! So stay a weekend or a month, you’re bound to find a treasure trove of things to do in Auckland.     This article was written and curated by JB Tiling. JB Tiling is a premier tiling service operating in Auckland, New Zealand. With over 25 years of experience tiling Auckland Homes, they know Auckland like the backs of their hands. Based in West Auckland, they know the local beaches and hot spots intimately, often giving away secret areas to new clients and friends so that they too can enjoy the best of Auckland.

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