Travel Auckland Itinerary:1 day Must-do list in Auckland

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Day 1 | Morning

Sky Tower

Opening Hours: Monday-Wednesday 9:00-22:00; Sunday-Thursday 8:30-22:30(May-October). Friday-Saturday 8:30-23:30 (November-April). Opening hours may be temporarily adjusted depending on weather conditions.

Ticket Price: 32 NZD

Recommended Length of Stay: 1-2 Hours

Location: Victoria St W, Auckland

The Sky Tower is 328 meters high and is a landmark of Auckland. On weekdays, the Sky Tower has only red and white lights, but when it comes to holidays or important events, the light color of the tower will change according to the theme of the day. 1. The Sky City Sky Tower is integrated with other buildings to form a huge Sky City (SkyCity), which brings together ten restaurants and bars, hotels, theaters and many tourism adventure activities. Huge underground car park and intercity bus terminal. 2. Observation deck with excellent view The main entrance of the tower is located in the basement of Harrah's Sky City Hotel, from which you can climb to the main observation deck with a height of 186 meters. There are two ways to climb the tower: climb the 1267 stairs and take the elevator directly from the ground floor. The Sky Tower has three transparent elevators that ascend at a speed of 18 kilometers per hour, taking you to the top observation deck and revolving restaurant in just 40 seconds, where you can overlook the entire Auckland city like an angel. It is recommended to choose to go in the evening and watch a beautiful sunset first. When night falls, you can also overlook the night view of Auckland. Standing on the observation deck, you can also muster the courage to stand on the glass floor and watch the scenery under your feet. 3. Sky Tower Walk Sky Tower Walk is a high-altitude walk led and guided by a coach on the 192-meter-high outer ring platform of the Sky Tower. The foot of the walkway is suspended in the air and is only 1.2 meters wide. Put on your safety gear and walk around the Sky Tower with your instructor for a 360-degree view of Auckland from above. In addition to normal walking, the coach will also teach you some difficult movements, such as leaning out of the trail half-length, relying on the strength of the rope to pull the body to ensure that it will not fall out of the tower, which is absolutely safe. 4. SkyJump sky tethered jump, the extreme project of SkyJump Sky Tower, will definitely make you tempted. This bungee jump is different from ordinary bungee jumping. The rope is hanging behind you, making you jump from the tower like a movie stuntman, and then quickly fall (about 85 kilometers per hour) for 11 seconds. The soft inflatable cushion ensures smooth and easy landing.

Reviews from Real Guests:

Alecia: This is definitely not the highest tower I have been in But I felt the safest and had a beautiful view over the whole Auckland. Went there just before sunset so I could enjoy the view at semi daylight and night.view.

Trip.com User: One of the attractions to visit in Auckland, especially at dinner at the revolving restaurant at night, the view is great! If you want to challenge the high-altitude jump, you can challenge upstairs

Day 1 | Afternoon

Now we come to another great highlight in the city: Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Opening Hours: Open from 10:00am-5:00pm

Ticket Price: 25 NZD

Recommended Length of Stay: 2-3 Hours

Location: Parnell, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

The Auckland Museum, also known as the Auckland War Memorial Museum, is described as a touchstone of New Zealander culture and spirit. It is not only a museum showing Maori history and culture, but also a war memorial reflecting the history of World War II. Museums are definitely the first stop on a trip for visitors who want to learn more about New Zealand and its people. 1. Overview of the Museum The Museum is located in Auckland's Central Park in the heart of the city, an impressive neoclassical building with different contents on each floor. The first floor showcases the life of the South Pacific islanders, with unique ethnic handicrafts, restored Maori meeting places and daily necessities exhibitions, including a 25-meter-long battle boat. The second floor is a natural science exhibition that includes information about the origin of the earth, the origin of life, various animal and plant materials and specimens. The third floor displays the weapons used in the world wars, etc., to commemorate the soldiers who died in the two wars. 2. Watch Maori cultural performances to learn about New Zealand's cultural history The Auckland Museum conducts rich Maori cultural performances every day, including welcome ceremonies, cotton ball songs and dances, stick dances, weapon demonstrations and Maori war dances that embody the essence of tribal culture to the extreme. The performance is 30 minutes long, and the museum is designed to be very interactive and worth savoring. Priceless Māori treasures, splendid natural history, wonderful Māori cultural performances and occasional exhibitions, must be the best choice to learn about New Zealand.

Reviews from Real Guests:

Tonycd: Nice attraction in New Zealand not far from the Auckland Bridge

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