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When is the best time to visit Auckland?
December to February
The summer months are peak season for tourists arriving into Auckland. With warm daily temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and a great calendar of things to do, people from all around the world fly to Auckland for their summer holidays. Travellers buying cheap flights from Nelson to Auckland can also attend some of the city's top events.
In December, you can watch the Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park or The New Zealand Herald Boxing Day Races. With calmer winds over these months, it's also the best time to visit Auckland for adventure activities. Travellers can enjoy hair-raising experiences such as bungee jumping and skydiving.
March to May
If you're looking to escape the summer crowds, buy your Nelson to Auckland flights over the autumn months. While temperatures start to gradually drop, the weather is still perfect for outdoor activities, such as zip-lining and hiking. Another advantage of visiting Auckland in autumn are the prices. Travellers may also have a much easier time finding affordable accommodation at this time.
June to August
Winter is Auckland's low season for tourists. If you're searching for discounts on Nelson to Auckland flights, book your travel between June and August. You'll have the city's sights all to yourself and prices for hotel rooms tend to drop. Some of the goings-on in Auckland during winter include the New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival or the New Zealand International Film Festival.
September to November
September to November is spring in Auckland and a shoulder season for the city. The chill of winter begins to disappear, and holiday-makers may be able to find excellent deals on cheap flights from Nelson to Auckland. November is also a fantastic month for foodies as the Taste of Auckland takes place at this time!
What can you do in Auckland over the weekend?
Go to One Tree Hill
Located in the middle of Cornwall Park, One Tree Hill is an iconic landmark in Auckland. It’s a 182-metre-tall volcanic peak and it’s a beautiful place to visit before heading home on your Auckland to Nelson flights.
Spend the day at Mission Bay
Mission Bay is a laid-back spot to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon in Auckland. Travellers can wander around the boutiques, have lunch at one of the many restaurants and grab a sundowner at a trendy bar. For those that prefer a more active weekend, Mission Bay also delivers. Visitors can hire a tandem bike, go rollerblading or rent out a kayak to hit the water for a few hours.
Head to the Auckland Domain
Auckland Domain is a giant park located next to the CBD. If you're wanting to keep your budget in check, it's the best place to visit on the weekend as the park is a hub for free activities, events and concerts. You can also visit the nearby Auckland Museum and learn more about Maori culture.
Explore the CBD
A weekend in Auckland is a short time to explore the city. The best way for travellers buying cheap flights from Nelson to Auckland to take in as much as possible is to explore the CBD. Make your first stop at Queen Street. It's a great place to get some shopping done, and there are a few attractions to visit. One of the most notable is the Civic Theatre, built in 1929. Another area to check out is Karangahape Road. It's home to cheap eats, quirky shops and some of the best karaoke bars in Auckland.
What is the cost of visiting Auckland?
Transport from Auckland Airport (AKL)
Once your Nelson to Auckland flights land, you can get a taxi or an Uber to your hotel. The metered cab drivers are outside of the arrivals terminal. On average prices from Auckland Airport (AKL) cost $38-75 NZD.
There are a range of restaurants for tourists to enjoy. Whether you're looking for something cheap or you want to treat yourself to a fine dining experience. Typically, prices at normal restaurants are between $8 to $15 for breakfast. A main meal may cost between $20 to $40 for dinner, although this may vary wildly depending on which restaurant you head to.
One of the most popular activities for travellers visiting Auckland is the SkyJump at the Sky Tower. This heart-racing experience costs $225 for adults. If you want to take in the sights of the Sky Tower without jumping, there is an entrance fee of $32 NZD. Waiheke Island is an easy day trip from Auckland. Travellers with Nelson to Auckland flights can get a combo ticket for the island. The Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour typically costs $45. The price includes the ferry ride from Auckland and the bus tour.