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Auckland: Five Must-See Attractions with the Auckland Multipass

Information about Five of Auckland's Best Sights on a Single Ticket

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The Auckland Multipass is a great way to see five of Auckland's leading attractions at a great price. The tickets are available for purchase from any i-Site Visitor Center in the Auckland region, online, or at any of the attractions themselves. Once you have a pass you are entitled to entry to any of the five. The only restriction is that the pass must be used within three months of the first use.

Here are the five attractions. They are amongst the best things to see and do in Auckland anyway. The multipass offers a good way to ensure you don't miss any of them, while saving money as well.

1. Auckland Sky Tower

Auckland Sky Tower
Image Courtesy of New Zealand Tourism/Ken Hansen

This is the tallest building in New Zealand (328 meters/1076 feet) and offers wonderful views of Auckland City and beyond. There are five levels of viewing decks and a selection of restaurants and cafes. It's a great way to get your bearings on Auckland's geography and landscape.

Auckland Sky Tower Contact Info:

  • Address: Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, central Auckland
  • Phone: 0800 SKYCITY (0800 759 2489) - toll free within New Zealand
  • Directions: Google Map
  • Website

2. Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium

With thousands of fish and many other species of marine life - including penguins and sharks - this is a unique way to discover the marine environment which surrounds Auckland and the rest of New Zealand. There is an underwater walkway where sharks, stingrays and fish swirl about you overhead. Kelly Tarlton's is just a short distance from the city center along the Tamaki Drive waterfront.

Kelly Tarlton's Contact Info:

  • Address: 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland
  • Phone: 0800 80 50 50 - toll free within New Zealand
  • Directions: Google Map
  • Website

3. Fullers Ferry Tour to Rangitoto Island

Rangitoto Island is one of Auckland's most distinctive landmarks. This near-circular volcano is just 600 years old and is a rugged landscape of scoria and volcanic rocks. A walk to the top gives a great view back to the city and across to the other islands of the Hauraki Gulf. The ferry to the island takes only 25 minutes and leaves several times daily. Check the website for actual departure times.

Fullers Ferry Contact Info:

  • Address: Ferry terminal, downtown Auckland
  • Phone: 09 367 9111
  • Directions: Google Map
  • Website

4. Rainbow's End Theme Park

Auckland's leading theme and adventure park, Rainbow's End features more than twenty rides including a roller coaster and vertical free falls. It's a great day out for all the family. A ticket gives entry to all the rides and activities. It is located in Manukau City, not far from Auckland International Airport.

Rainbow's End Contact Info:

  • Address: 2 Clist Crescent (off Wiri Station Road), Manukau City
  • Phone: 09 262 2030
  • Directions: Google Map
  • Website

5. Butterfly Creek Wildlife Park

Located very close to Auckland International Airport, this is a wildlife park with some rather interesting and unique creatures on display. Along with reptiles, tropical butterflies and marine life there are New Zealand's only saltwater crocodiles and the wetapunga, one of the largest insects in the world. There is also a cafe on site. Most of the displays are undercover so it's a good way to spend a rainy day.

Butterfly Creek Contact Info:

  • Address: Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland International Airport
  • Phone: 09 275 8880
  • Directions: Google Map
  • Website

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