Monday, November 16, 2015

4 Must-Try Activities in Auckland during Winter

Auckland is one of the major cities of New Zealand’s North Island. It is the most heavily populated city in the country that is composed of numerous tourist attractions, which you will definitely enjoy once you get there.

The weather in Auckland is seemingly comfortable all year round. This city experiences all four seasons without extremes of temperature as well. Apparently, the climate during the summer is warm, not humid. On the other hand, the weather during winter is mild and wet. In fact, Auckland is said to be the warmest and sunniest city of New Zealand.

Hence, there is nothing to worry about when you get to this city during winter season in New Zealand, which starts in June until August. There are still a lot of things to do in Auckland when winter comes, such as:

Having fun skiing

The nearest skiing center in Auckland is approximately four-hour drive away. But if you don’t have much time to spend for it, then you may take an alternative. The Snowplanet is New Zealand’s first and only indoor skiing area, which is open throughout the entire year. You will definitely make the most out of your time in this enclosed recreational center with your loved ones, especially it is just 20 minutes away from the city center. Don’t forget to bring all your handy skiing gear.

Getting lost inside the museums
The Auckland Museum is one of the most remarkable attractions in the area. Since its winter season, it is best if you spend a day in a museum. You will get to learn the history, culture, and heritage of Auckland for free once you visit this museum. Additionally, you may go to the Museum of Transport & Technology or the Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum to know more about the maritime history of the city.

Taking in the sceneries
Auckland is full of magnificent natural landscapes. If you prefer to stay indoors instead during your winter season stay in the city, then it is best to enjoy your time with the stunning city view. There are numerous places to take advantage of Auckland’s one-of-a-kind and spectacular sceneries, which include the Sky Tower, North Head, Mount Eden, Bastion Point, and One Tree Hill. As a tip, the moment you step into this city, look for a car rental in Auckland airport and have a tour around the area. It would make your vacation convenient.

Enjoying outdoor skating

If you are up for a thrilling outdoor ice skating activity, then never slip the opportunity to visit the Aotea Square Ice Rink in Auckland. This magical winter wonderland area is ideal for a fun activity with your family and friends. Your whole family, especially the kids, will totally enjoy this activity.

On the whole, winter season in Auckland won't be boring. There are various activities which you can do to have a fantastic time in the city. The weather would never spoil the fun you will experience once you take a vacation here, so have the best time of your life and enjoy all things Auckland can offer.

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