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.

Summer 1 Jul 2022

Local Board supports summer events on Aotea

Two popular summer events on the motu have received a funding boost from Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board.

Parks / Outdoors 28 Mar 2022

Three great holiday baches less than an hour south of Auckland

These baches are lovingly managed by Auckland Council, providing the perfect combination of country and coast, all barely an hour from Auckland.

Summer 18 Feb 2022

Discover three holiday parks north of Auckland

Looking for an easy getaway north of Auckland? These three holiday park are perfect for fun in the sun.

Summer 18 Feb 2022

38 ways to enjoy the outdoors in Auckland

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the spectacular nature on our city’s doorstep. Choose from our list of 38 outdoor activities in Auckland.