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76% Avg. city rating Rated by 842 customers

Activities / excursions 79%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 77%

Chilling out / relaxing 75%

Getting around / public transport 79%

Sightseeing 77%

Culture 74%

Nightlife / partying 75%

Value for money 67%

Customer Travel Tips for Auckland

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


06 Mar 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Would recommend staying near Queens Street as I felt this was close to everything!

Liked: Easy access to North Island activities, great food and friendly people!!

Disliked: Nothing I disliked, I just prefer to venture outside of cities

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


07 Jan 2018

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Mount Eden and One Tree Hill to amazing views of the city

Liked: Sightseeing

Disliked: Food was more expensive than I expected

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


05 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Waiheke Island.

Liked: Waiheke Island

Disliked: The CBD

36% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
36% Avg. rating


14 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Too expensive

Liked: Not much

Disliked: Too boring

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


04 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Waiheke Island a MUST see

Liked: Lots of day trips available

Disliked: Beggars on the street

44% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
44% Avg. rating


11 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Bring plenty of money, you’ll need it

Liked: Friendly people

Disliked: Prices, traffic, weather

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


06 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Budget carefully! It can get very expensive very quickly if you're not careful. There's so many interesting things to do, but watch your money!

Liked: Very interesting, nice atmosphere.

Disliked: n/a

44% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
44% Avg. rating


25 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Dont overstay. Head for Rotorua/Taupo or even Wellington instead.

Liked: Not much.

Disliked: Auckland is rather boring as a city and unnecessarily expensive. Driving in Auckland can be confusing with all the one way streets intersecting and merging. Saw some traffic signals Ive never seen anywhere else, like lanes painted at 30 degree angles. 5 lanes merge to 2, and some 4 lane one way streets. The whole place felt desolate and sterile. Some of the suburbs are nicer.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


05 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked:

Disliked:

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


25 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go to rangitoto

Liked: Big city and nice location!

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


22 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked:

Disliked:

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


02 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Go check in Mt Eden is a must!!

Liked: Shopping, Transport

Disliked: Feeling dirty

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


07 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: No

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: No

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


12 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to one tree hill!

Liked: Public transport was intuitive and affordable. Friendly people and an interesting blend of cultures present. Awesome parks/domains.

Disliked: Weather was not the best during our trip but that is to be expected in the spring time.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


24 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Walk everywhere. It's too nice a city to sit on a bus. Remember to look right and then left before crossing the street. I don't know if i'll ever get used to that.

Liked: The people are so genuinely friendly. The city is full of little pockets of nature, it's beautiful. There is so much to see, even on a budget.

Disliked: Not that I can think of.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go pub crawling

Liked: Nice people, good public transportation

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around and go down the side roads

Liked: Loads to do

Disliked: Nothing

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy it

Liked: Good for shopping

Disliked: No

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


03 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: by train is cheaper and faster than bus. search the accommodation at hostelbookers

Liked: easy to get the chinese food and have more choice.

Disliked: public transportation is too expensive.

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76% Avg. city rating Rated by 842 customers

Activities / excursions 79%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 77%

Chilling out / relaxing 75%

Getting around / public transport 79%

Sightseeing 77%

Culture 74%

Nightlife / partying 75%

Value for money 67%

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