Compare Cheap Flights from Adelaide to Auckland, New Zealand
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Top Things to Do and See
The Sky Tower is the city’s tallest structure and can be seen throughout the CBD and inner suburbs when you have Adelaide to Auckland flights. It’s tall and thin with an antenna on top, lending a futuristic feel to Auckland. From the top of the Sky Tower, there is an expansive view over the city and surrounding region. Enjoy the view from the observation deck, or head to one of the restaurants atop the Sky Tower to enjoy a meal or drink with a view after your flights Adelaide to Auckland.
Several volcanoes are within access of Auckland, and one is even located right in the city. Mount Eden is a dormant volcano in one of the city’s inner suburbs that you can see after your Adelaide to Auckland flights. The volcano is 196 metres tall, making it the tallest natural structure in Auckland. Mount Eden can easily be reached from the CBD either on foot or by bus. Once you get to Mount Eden, make the quick hike to the top where you can look down into the volcano and get an interesting perspective on the Auckland skyline.
Auckland Domain and Wintergardens
Although Auckland is a bustling city, it still has plenty of the nature that New Zealand is known for. The Auckland Domain is home to several attractions, including the Auckland War Memorial Museum and the Wintergardens. In the summer and warmer months, the Wintergardens are bursting with colour and beautiful blooms. However, even if you book cheap flights to Auckland from Adelaide in winter, you can see lots of tropical plants and flowers in the gardens’ greenhouses. The “Corpse Flower” is particularly famous. It only blooms once every ten years or so and is known for its terrible odour. If you can time it right, it can be an interesting time to purchase flights Adelaide to Auckland.
Wine connoisseurs with cheap flights Adelaide to Auckland will fall in love with New Zealand’s impressive wine scene after booking cheap flights Adelaide to Auckland. Waiheke Island is a popular wine region that can be reached from central Auckland in just 35 minutes by ferry. Across the island, there are more than two dozen vineyards where you can taste the local wines. In addition to vineyards, Waiheke Island is home to some gorgeous scenery and sprawling beaches. If you purchase tickets to Auckland from Adelaide during the summer, take advantage of the island’s many water activities, including kayaking and paddle boarding. Throughout the year, visitors can also enjoy Waiheke Island’s world-class restaurants and boutique shopping.
Cafes and Restaurants
Winona Forever is a beautiful cafe located in the Parnell neighbourhood of central Auckland. The cafe offers an extensive food menu, including French toast, egg dishes, burgers and Buddha bowls, making it the perfect place to go for brunch. If you are looking for a light snack, the cafe also offers a variety of pastries, cakes, smoothies, and hot drinks. In addition to tasting delicious, the food at Winona Forever is also extremely photogenic, creating an all-around great dining experience.
Located in the trendy neighbourhood of Ponsonby, Little Easy is a cool and affordable spot specialising in burgers. The restaurant’s interior is decorated with bright wall art and wooden tables, making you feel as if you are dining in a colourful laneway. By day, Little Easy is a casual burger joint, and by night, the restaurant comes to life with music and a lively bar. For the best deal on food, head to the restaurant between 3pm and 5pm each day when you can get any burger with fries for $13 NZD ($12.50 AUD).
Masu is a contemporary Japanese restaurant located right beside the Sky Tower. The restaurant prides itself on its ambiance and theatrical dining experience just as much as its food. The menu focuses on local produce as well as fresh seafood. Start off your meal with some of Masu’s famous sushi and sashimi along with a glass of sake. Main dishes include a variety of seafood, meat, and vegetable dishes that put a creative and exciting spin on some of your favourite Japanese flavours. Masu is a little on the pricey side, making it the perfect place to go for a special night out when you’ve booked Adelaide to Auckland return flights.
The Crab Shack
Based between two harbours, Auckland is known for its fresh seafood. When you book tickets to Auckland from Adelaide, you’ll find a variety of seafood restaurants throughout the city, ranging from casual to high-end. The Crab Shack is a favourite among both visitors and locals for its incredible food and laid-back atmosphere. It is located on Princes Wharf, offering views over the harbour and the ferries coming and going from the city. As its name suggests, the Crab Shack has lots of delicious crab dishes. Some other favourite seafood dishes include clams, fish tacos, classic fish and chips, and seafood marinara.
Looking for a sweet treat after your Adelaide to Auckland flights? Head to Giapo in the CBD for some decadent ice cream that comes in a variety of flavours. Each ice cream comes with its own set of toppings, which include meringue, crumbled biscuits, golden hazelnuts, fruit, and honeycomb. Order a standard ice cream or order one of Giapo’s “Instagrammable” creations, such as the Selfie Cone, a chocolate Sky Tower add-on, or wearable cones. In addition to their main flavours, Giapo also offers a vegan menu and a gluten-free menu, so no one has to miss out.
Public Transport and How to Get Around
Auckland offers a variety of transportation options in order to make your way around the city after your cheap flights to Auckland from Adelaide. If you’ll be taking public transport regularly when you’ve booked flights Adelaide to Auckland, you could benefit from purchasing an AT HOP card. This transport card costs $10 NZD ($9.60 AUD) and gives you 25% off on bus, train, and ferry fares. Single-ride tickets are also available to purchase.
While much of central Auckland is walkable, there are lots of tall hills in the inner suburbs that can make public transport preferable. The city’s train network is available from several spots in the CBD and travels to popular spots, including Mount Eden, Parnell, and Newmarket. There are three major bus routes in Auckland: the CityLink, InnerLink, and OuterLink. Buses depart every 10 to 15 minutes, offering transport to all of the tourist hotspots around Auckland. Travelling from the CBD, you can also catch a ferry to popular destinations around the Auckland area, including Devonport, Waiheke Island, and Rangitoto. As well as getting you from Point A to Point B, ferries also offer stunning views over the Auckland skyline.
For a quick and affordable journey from Auckland Airport (AKL) after your Adelaide to Auckland flights, you can catch the SkyBus. The SkyBus costs $18 NZD ($17.25 AUD) for a one-way ride from Auckland Airport (AKL) to the CBD.