Make the most of Auckland

The cicadas are calling and so is another stunning Auckland summer.

From surf beaches out west and gentle family-friendly white sands out east to majestic bush walks and stunning island getaways, there is an Auckland adventure calling for you. Tāmaki Makaurau has something for everyone with plenty of free summer events, pools, splashpads, paths and over 4000 parks to explore.

Nau mai, haere mai. Your Auckland summer is calling.

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Summer 16 Dec 2021

Enjoy great entertainment this summer

Throughout the summer, make the most of Auckland's new and reimagined city centre spaces, explore public art trails, visit our zoo, galleries and museums, and much more.

Summer 26 Jan 2022

Explore Auckland's natural wonders

Explore our region this summer and take your pick of Auckland's stunning tracks, bush, maunga and walkways. 

Summer 25 Jan 2022

Make a splash this summer

Take a dip, make a splash and cool off around Auckland this summer at one of our region’s beaches, splashpads and pools. 

Summer 15 Dec 2021

Events across the region

Discover what's on near you and across the region this summer, from live music to movies, sports, family fun and more.

Walkways 26 Jan 2022

Discover these hidden gems at Auckland regional parks

Auckland’s regional parks are a treasure trove of unique experiences. Enjoy the best of the region with these hidden gems, all within easy driving distance of the central city.

Summer 25 Jan 2022

A family fun-packed day in West Auckland

Plan a family fun day in West Auckland, complete with good coffee, a walk at Nihotupu Dam and visits to Pt Chevalier beach and Coyle Park.

Summer 25 Jan 2022

Best kayaking spots for beginners

Nothing beats the serenity of being out on calm water on a sunny day, so grab some gear and enjoy a paddle at these safe, fun places to go kayaking around Tāmaki Makaurau.

Summer 25 Jan 2022

Three must-visit swimming spots

Auckland is not short of swimming spots. Have you been to these three out-of-the-ordinary city beaches?

Events31 Results

18 Dec 2021 - 04 Feb 2022

Summer School Holidays 2021-2022

Find lots of fun, local and affordable activities for kids across the region over the school holidays.

28 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Dulux Super Bash

Cricketers of all ages and skill levels have the opportunity to see if they can clear the rope at one of the world’s most iconic cricket grounds.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

Vector Lights for Auckland Anniversary 2022

Vector Lights on the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge is celebrating Auckland Anniversary Weekend with a dazzling light show.

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

23 Jan 2022 - 03 Feb 2022

Water World

A huge floating waterpark full of challenging obstacles that moves around Auckland beaches throughout the summer.

22 Jan 2022 - 19 Feb 2022

Shakespeare in the Park 2022

Shoreside Theatre presents a special night of Shakespeare with sumptuous costumes, creative production design and passionate performances.

10 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022

Curious Creatures of the Concrete Jungle

Explore and discover parts of the city you've never seen before and see if you can find the curious creatures.

06 Jan 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

Kaipātiki Summer Fun Programme

For local families/whanau to enjoy being active together in local parks and reserves.