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Auckland Attractions

New Zealand's largest city offers a huge variety of activities and attractions to keep everyone in the family entertained during your stay.

Events in Auckland City can be found on the Eventfinda web site.

 Auckland Events 

Leisure Activities

Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek is an educational wildlife park. It is famous of it's butterfly house and crocodile displays, but it has so much more to ovver. View native NZ tuatara,  tranchula spiders, weta, and farm animals.

Villa Maria Winery

Villa Maria is a global wine brand, exporting to more than 50 countries worldwide. Employing more than 250 permanent staff, the Villa Maria winery is located in Mangere, a short drive from Manukau Motor Lodge. The Auckland Vineyard Cafe is open for lunch, 7 days a week; or book a tour of the winery.

Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is a modern museum, showcasing and preserving all aspects of New Zealand and International history, including the history of our flora & fauna, colonial history, NZ land wars, and Polynesian history. The museum includes a large research and manuscripts library.


Rainbow's End

New Zealand's largest theme park is located just a short walk from Manukau Motor Lodge. Providing entertaininment for the whole family, Rainbow's End offers thrillseaking rides such as the Corkscrew Rollercoaster, Fearfall, Power Surge, and the Invader. Kidz Kingdom is especially designed to entertain younger children, and includes The Jumpin Star, The Space Shuttle, Surf and Swing, and The Magic Bikes.

Sky Walk

Walk around the 1.5 metre-wide brim of the Sky Tower's observation deck, with no handrails, 192 metres above the ground. Auckland's Sky Walk is an experience to be remembered.

Sky Jump

Perform a cable-controlled base jump off the brim of Auckland's Sky Tower, reaching speeds of about 85km/h for about 11 seconds.


Haunted attraction theme park, includes a Haunted House, Freaky Forest, 3D Manic Maze, and CornEvil. Spookers is great attraction for those that love to be scared!


Westfield Manukau

Only a 3-4 minute walk from Manukau Motor Lodge is the Westfield Manukau shopping centre. Contains over 170 stores, including a food court and cinema complex.

Manukau Supa Centa

Offering a selection of speciality and department stores, the Manukau Supa Centa offers everything from childrens' toys and sporting equipment to household appliances and furniture.

Botany Town Centre

Located just a 10 minute drive from Manukau Motor Lodge, Botany Town Centre includes about 200 shops, including restaurants and a cinema complex. 

Sylvia Park

Sylvia Park is one of New Zealand's largest shopping centres, and includes about 200 shops and a cinema complex.

Otara Flea Markets

Open every Saturday morning from 6am until noon, Otara Markets offers a wide range of clothing stalls, fresh fruit and vegetables, food stalls, toys, jewellery, shoes, homemade goods, and much more.