Sightseeing and Activities
Auckland is the largest metropolitan city in New Zealand, so outside of watching the lifting there are plenty of things to do and see!
With over 20 rides and attractions, there's something for everyone. Located 12 minutes walk away from the venue, Rainbow's End is open every day except Christmas.
The closest shopping center to the venue, with over 170 stores, is a short 14 minute walk away. Open every day of the week, varies per day. For opening times and store list see the website.
Auckland Sky Tower
For 360 degrees of incredible views across Auckland head up the Sky Tower, the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern hemisphere, located in the CBD a 25km drive away from the venue. Open daily, 10am - 6pm.
Event Cinemas Manukau is a 10 cinema theatre located inside Westfield Manukau, showing the latest blockbuster films every day of the week. Current movies, show times and tickets available on the website.
GravityNZ, Indoor Trampoline Park
1000 square meters of fun, including trampolines, an obstacle course, foam pit and dodgeball is a mere 23 minute walk away from the venue at GravityNZ. Open daily, check the schedule for open bounce times prior to visiting.
The Auckland Botanic Gardens are located on Hill Road, Manurewa, a 36 minute walk away from the venue. It covers 64 hectares of land, including 10 hectares of native forest, and is open every day with free entry.
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Located 20km from the venue and housed in an historical building within a tranquil park, the Museum tells the story of New Zealand as a nation; from natural history exhibits, to the Museum's Māori treasures gallery displaying over 2,000 priceless Māori artefacts. Open 10am-5pm weekdays, and 9am-5pm weekends.
Ten Pin Bowling
Show your friends and teammates that you're a multi-sport athlete. Super Strike is located 30 minutes walk from the venue for all your ten pin bowling and pool needs. Open daily until at least 10pm.
Located 25km away from the venue the Auckland Zoo is home to at least 144 different species, over 1400 animals and has the largest diversity of wildlife in New Zealand. Open daily from 9:30am-4:30pm (last entry 3:30pm).
What better way to explore the beautiful nature and landscapes that Auckland has to offer than on a hot girl walk. The website below contains a variety of free walks throughout Auckland, including distance, difficulty, and estimated completion time.
Auckland Art Gallery
Auckland Art Gallery is the city's most impressive cultural site. Housed in an impressive French Renaissance-style structure built in 1887, the gallery is home to New Zealand's most extensive art collection with more than 15,000 artworks on display.
20km away from the venue lies one of Auckland's most popular beaches. Safe for swimming, with paddle boarding, kayaking, bike and roller skate hire there is plenty to do at Mission Bay. Grab a bite to eat at one of the popular restaurants along the water front, while over looking Rangitoto island.