Often confused as the capital city of New Zealand, Auckland is based around two dominant harbours and is a major city in the North Island of New Zealand. This beautiful country is known for its lush greenery and picturesque scenery and Auckland is no exception.

The country is well-sized and makes it an ideal destination for a road trip. To get to Cape Reinga at the very top of the North Island will take you less than six hours, which gives you the perfect time to explore everything in between!

Discovering Auckland

Arguably the most iconic monument in Auckland, the Sky Tower stands 328 metres tall and is the tallest building in the whole southern hemisphere! For those up for the challenge you can take part in the Sky Walk or the Sky Jump from the top of the tower. As for the ultimate thrill-seekers, there are a number of locations throughout New Zealand where you can skydive or bungee jump, including locations throughout Auckland!

For a more raw experience, visit the Auckland War Memorial Museum which focuses on the history of New Zealand and those fallen in battle in the military. There are often exclusive events that go on at the museum that is worth checking out on your visit.

There are also a number of wine regions you can take a trip to surrounding Auckland including: Waiheke Island, Matakana and Kumeu. Here you will experience great fresh seafood and beautifully aged wine in the tranquil countryside whilst enjoying the great views.

For an adventure that the whole family can enjoy, take a trip to Rainbow's End. This theme park is 9.3 hectares of pure entertainment located in Manukau, which is about a 30 minute drive from the CBD, dependent on the traffic.

Auckland Car Hire Collections

Our trusted car hire suppliers can be found at a number of locations throughout Auckland. Whether you choose to pick your car hire directly from the Auckland Airport or from one of the strategically placed downtown depots, there will be a location suited to your needs.

Pick up a compact vehicle if you're staying in Auckland city and want to travel around with ease or hire a large seven seater people mover if you're taking the whole family on an adventure. Whatever your preference, there will be a car hire that suits your exact budget and requirements.