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Best things to do in Queens Wharf, Auckland CBD

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Pier
“A trip to the Downtown terminal will take you to the city waterfront. Its best to travel by train as parking is expensive. From here you can take many ferry trips to Auckland's nearby islands or catch the bus to your chosen destination. The train will take approximately 40 mins to arrive at the down town station.”
51 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Get to the spectacular islands in the Gulf by one of these ferries or just across the harbour to Devonport for a change of pace.”
11 locals recommend
Establishment
“Catch a ferry to the North Shore or the beautiful islands of the Hauraki Gulf.”
8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Get out on the harbour if you can! For short trip, hop over to Devonport for coffee or lunch. If you have more time, visit Waiheke Island. The vineyard tours are great too.”
13 locals recommend
Office
“Ferry's leave here for Devonport, Rangitoto & Waiheke Island, as well as scenic tours of the harbour.”
10 locals recommend
Event Space
“Queens Wharf lies at the foot of the Auckland CBD and offers a unique vantage point overlooking the sparkling Waitemata Harbour. Home to two of Auckland’s signature buildings, Shed 10 and The Cloud, Queens Wharf has been transformed from a private working wharf to a public waterfront space for all to enjoy. ”
5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Although I haven't done this yet, it seems like a great way to dip your toes into seeing the city. And it's free!”
3 locals recommend
Market
“You will go on a journey on a journey of discovery through New Zealand’s largest city. Travel directly through the streets of Auckland on one of their red buses, relax, enjoy exploring the city with ease and at your own pace. Surrounded by water and more boats per capita than anywhere else in the world, soak up the sweet salty smell of sea air surrounding you as you take in the views from the open top of the unique red double-decker on the Central Tour. Whether you’re an animal lover wanting to visit the zoo, a thrill seeker set to explore the heights of the Sky Tower, or simply looking for Auckland’s hottest shopping spots, this tour will allow you to Hop on and hop off at your leisure.”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Auckland has a huge range of attractions, from the tallest free-standing building in the Southern Hemisphere to up-close encounters with penguins and sharks.”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“One of our favourites, big enough to usually have tables available at the last minute, great seafood, quite pricey. If booking in the summer ask for a table on the balcony.”
2 locals recommend
Establishment
“At almost 180m long, The Cloud accommodates up to 5,000 people. Its' ground floor area can be split into 4 segments, which means the building is able to cater for a range of showcase's and festivals.”
1 local recommends
Establishment
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Harbour Information Counter: Tourist information & left luggage ($10 per item per day) 9am - 4.45pm”
1 local recommends