One of the major gateways to New Zealand, Auckland International Airport is the country’s busiest and biggest international airport.
Finding your way to Auckland Airport is a breeze, with numerous convenient and reliable transportation options available. Bus services are regular and easy to navigate, and many will either connect you from Auckland’s Central Business District or other local centres to the airport. Visitors can also take taxis and shuttles to the airport, both of which may either be pre-booked or flagged down.
A bus service is also available to take passengers between the terminals for free.
If you have some time to spare before your flight, why not check out a few of Auckland’s attractions that are located conveniently near the airport!
Only a 10 to 15 minute walk away from the airport is the exciting Butterfly Creek - home to a multitude of animal exhibits and collections. Families can observe different species of animals, from alligators to goats and pigs. Children might even get opportunities to touch the animals under careful supervision.
Rainbow’s End is New Zealand’s largest theme park. Suitable for the entire family, Rainbow’s End contains adrenaline-pumping rides such as the Fear Fall and milder experiences such as Family Karts or the Logflume.
Auckland Botanic Gardens
A tranquil and colourful experience, the Auckland Botanic Gardens is only 20 minutes away from the airport. Visitors should take advantage of the free entry to explore and observe the garden’s collection of over 10,000 plants, both native and exotic. The grounds’ beautiful landscapes are also memorable sights and provide opportune settings for photographs.
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Gold Coast, Australia
Located in nearby Australia, the Gold Coast is a friendly and dynamic destination, equally suitable for relaxation or adventure. The city’s warm and sunny climate is perfect for frolicking on the famous Surfers Paradise beach. Alternatively, visitors can also explore the High Street or the Marina Mirage Shopping Centre for incredible buys, with stores from local and international labels, as well as diverse food options.
Tahiti, French Polynesia
Tahiti is the gateway to the French Polynesia, where a wealth of cultural adventures and natural beauty can be found. Spend time in Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, where you can find a dense mix of exotic food and entertainment. Don’t forget to also explore Tahiti’s natural offerings, from grand mountains to expansive river valleys.
Taipei City, Taiwan
The city of Taipei has enough to entertain you from dawn till dusk. Go wild in the Taipei 101 Mall, where you can find many top brands. When you’re done shopping, visit Taipei’s historical and cultural landmarks such as National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, or the National Palace Museum, where you can find perhaps the best collection of Chinese art, from beautifully moulded ceramics to exquisite carvings.
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