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 17 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 22 Dec 2021

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.

Summer 18 Jan 2022

Climb every maunga this summer

Exploring Auckland's maunga is a great way to stretch your legs and enjoy getting into nature.

Summer 17 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 17 Jan 2022

Discover Auckland’s greatest walks

Between the sweep of the Waitākere Ranges and the glittering stretch of the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland has abundant natural riches.

Summer 17 Jan 2022

10 cool things to do in our regional parks

There are always more new and surprising things to do in Auckland’s regional parks. If you’re looking for something different to do, try one of these cool experiences.

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11 Dec 2021 - 03 Apr 2022

Sculpture in the Gardens

Outdoor sculptures along a 1.7km trail, an indoor exhibition and more at Auckland Botanic Gardens. 

19 Jan 2022 - 21 Jan 2022

Breakaway School Holiday Programme for 11- to 17-year-olds

Awesome activities like sports, team building, challenges and much more.

19 Jan 2022 - 04 Feb 2022

Auckland Leisure School Holiday Programme for 5- to 13-year-olds

Make these holidays the best ever for the kids to have some fun with their friends.

20 Jan 2022 - 27 Jan 2022

Summer Wriggle and Rhyme

Bring along your pēpi for mornings of music, rhymes and tummy time.

20 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022

Paul Neshausen Barfoot & Thompson Summer Swim Series

New Zealand's largest weekly open water swim event.

22 Jan 2022

Harcourts Cooper & Co – Swim the Shore

Imagine yourself crossing the finish line with the dramatic backdrop of Rangitoto behind you.

22 Jan 2022

Lake Rototoa Kayak & Snorkel Day

A day of guided kayaking with Auckland Sea Kayaks and snorkelling with our experienced volunteer guides.

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.