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 20 Dec 2021

Walks for every Auckland landscape

Whether it’s rugged black-sand surf beaches, dense native forest, rolling green pastures or urban city centres, there’s always something different to see and do.

Summer 20 Dec 2021

Looking for some Waitākere alternatives? 

With more than 4000 parks across the region, there are heaps of alternatives to the Waitākere Ranges out there!

Summer 20 Dec 2021

Take a hike on these Auckland tracks

Get outdoors and explore Auckland this summer by hiking through our beautiful countryside.

Summer 16 Dec 2021

Explore outdoor art trails

Public art in Auckland city celebrates the creativity of local artists and the diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau. Plan your own personal art pilgrimage or check out these outstanding pieces of public art that show different faces of the city.

Summer 15 Dec 2021

Get active with AKL Paths: running and walking routes for beginners

Whether you're in training, planning an evening jog, or looking for a way to get fit and active over the summer months, AKL Paths is a great resource for finding a route that suits you.

Summer 15 Dec 2021

Get Active with AKL Paths: Ten scenic paths for outdoor training

Get active your way this summer and achieve your goals with AKL Paths.

Summer 15 Dec 2021

Cool down at your local pool

This time of the year is always great to get out and enjoy splashing around.

Summer 15 Dec 2021

Six secret picnic spots

Take a look at our pick of the top six picnic spots across the region where you can set up a picnic blanket and relax with family and friends.

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21 May 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Matakana Village Farmers' Market

Relax by the riverside to live local music, while the kids explore the rustic treehouse and natural playground.

22 May 2022 - 12 Feb 2023

Central Flea Market

A curated selection of vintage clothing, crafts and homeware vendors.