2017 CONFERENCE VENUE

SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre is ideally situated in the heart of the Auckland CBD.

Conveniently located in the heart of New Zealand’s premier entertainment destination, SKYCITY Auckland, the complex has a world-class casino, a multitude of bars and award-winning restaurants, the iconic Sky Tower and two first-class hotels.

 

THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA

​Wherever you go in Auckland, you’ll find something special – it’s a whole region waiting to be explored. The city centre’s world-class shopping, restaurants, bars and galleries are encircled by wine regions, stunning beaches, pristine rainforest and the magnificent Hauraki Gulf.

Click here for a list of attractions and activities you may want to do.

Sky Tower

The Sky Tower stands 328 meters tall as an icon of Auckland’s sky line for almost 20 years. It’s an exciting hub of adrenaline activities, superb dining and breathtaking views.

If you’re visiting Auckland for just one day, then a trip up the Sky Tower is a must.

  • View the city from 220 metres high above street level.
  • Panoramic 360˚ views up to 80 kilometres in every direction.
  • Spot key landmarks, volcanoes and other historical locations within the greater Auckland area.

Auckland Museum

Nau Mai Haere Mai – Welcome to Auckland Museum, where exciting stories of New Zealand people, the Pacific, flora, fauna and landforms of our unique islands, are told within a memorial dedicated to those who have sacrificed their lives for our country.

In one of New Zealand’s most outstanding historical buildings, boldly situated in the Domain – a central city pleasure garden – you encounter exhibitions that will excite you with the artisitc legacy and cultures of the Pacific people. See the monumental carvings, buildings, canoes and taonga (treasures) of the Maori.

The diversity of cultures which now combine to form the rich tapestry of race, nationality and creed which is modern New Zealand.

Waiheke Island

In landscape, lifestyle and experience, Waiheke is a world away.

You’ll find beautiful galleries and craft boutiques in this homeland of artists. There are plenty of places to enjoy a good coffee or a taste of New Zealand’s fresh Pacific Rim cuisine. The island also boasts more than a dozen high-quality vineyards, many with relaxed restaurants onsite. Enjoy local wine while looking out over vine-covered valleys to the blue sea beyond.

Auckland Explorer – Hop on hop off bus

The Auckland Explorer is a great way to see the many sites of Auckland.   There are two routes to choose from.

Some of the destinations include:

  • Parnell Rose Gardens
  • Auckland Museum
  • Maritine Museum
  • Mount Eden
  • Auckland Zoo
  • Motat

Make Your Own Way

Please use the link below for maps of Auckland.  Plan your own leisurely adventure.

Map of Auckland