Auckland

Auckland Car Hire

Whether you are traveling through the city by yourself or with family, hiring a car will make going between all of the exciting destinations that Auckland has to offer a lot easier. Car Hire Nation offers a wide range of vehicle choices for your trip to Auckland to ensure you get the best rates for any type of car rental.

Located on North Island, Auckland is the most populated city in New Zealand with a population around 1.5 million. Auckland is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country not only due to its unique urban feel but also because it is situated between a wide range of different landscapes and natural diversity.

In the city itself is a large harbor but to the west there is a rainforest and black sand beaches; to the east there are beaches full of golden sand; the north features a picturesque landscape where they grow some of New Zealand’s finest grape wines and the entire area is surrounded by nearly 50 volcanic cones.

Things To Do In Auckland

auckland-300x186Whether you enjoy a vibrant city environment full of nightlife or prefer to visit small islands or explore the stunning harbor, Auckland has a lot of different activities you can choose from:

  • Harbor Fun – The Auckland harbor is not only a great place to get a stunning view of the city from the water, there are a lot of exciting activities you can take part in there as well. There are many different yachts that offer cruises and you can even charter one of your own if you would like to go out for a sail.
  • Hauraki Gulf Islands – Auckland is the entry point to go to the stunning Hauraki Gulf where you can visit different islands. In the middle of the gulf is a black lava island known as Rangitoto which you can rent a kayak and paddle to . Waiheke Island can be accessed via ferry and is the perfect place to enjoy New Zealand wines straight at the source. You can also visit Tiritiri Matangi to see the wildlife sanctuary which is home to rare and endangered bird species.
  • Explore The City – The sky tower is a 328 meter tall building that has glass lifts so you can see over the city as you ascend. They even offer sky walks and sky jumps for those who are looking for a little urban excitement.  You can also visit the Auckland museum to learn more about Maori culture or the Auckland Zoo to see more than 700 animals.

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