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 13 Dec 2021

Half-day hikes around Tāmaki Makaurau

With 27 regional parks across Tāmaki Makaurau to explore, getting out in nature is a breeze. Here’s our pick of the best half-day hikes across the region.

Summer 13 Dec 2021

Get active for free this summer

With so much to explore and do outdoors, here are some ideas to help get the whole whānau active this summer.

Summer 13 Dec 2021

Hike a volcano this summer

Tāmaki Makaurau is blessed with a multitude of maunga with many located on the isthmus.

Cycling 13 Dec 2021

Cycle and skate your way into summer

From smooth cycle paths suitable for family outings to skateparks ideal for those intent on achieving a bit more air, getting the wheels rolling is a great way to be active.

Summer 13 Dec 2021

Urban forests are calling

There are lots of great places in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland where you can get out and enjoy walking amongst native flora.

Summer 9 Dec 2021

Picnic spots with a difference

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to dine al fresco at sunset or enjoy an active day out, the wider Auckland region has a diverse array of picnic spots.

Akl Paths 9 Dec 2021

Explore and play in south Auckland this summer

Exploring Auckland’s paths is a great opportunity to combine exercise with helping the kids burn off some energy and having some fun.

Akl Paths 9 Dec 2021

Explore north Auckland with Akl Paths

Head outdoors and explore Auckland's paths this summer with Akl Paths.

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28 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.

05 Jun 2022 - 12 Feb 2023

Central Flea Market

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