Auckland - The Ideal Haven
Imagine an urban environment where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanted holiday islands. Add a sunny climate, a background rhythm of Polynesian culture and a passion for outstanding food, wine and shopping - you're beginning to get the picture of Auckland.
Auckland's blend of harbour, islands, Polynesian culture and modern city environment has created a lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world. The natural assets of Auckland have made it a dream destination for all kinds of travellers.
Auckland is New Zealand's largest city. Half urban and half marine, it's a cosmopolitan experience wrapped up in a fascinating water world that's dotted with more than 50 islands.
The 1st city of the South Pacific, Auckland has the enviable position of offering sheltered dockage & anchorage for shipping and visiting yachts. With the Viaduct Harbour Marine Village, built for the 2000 America's Cup defence in Downtown Auckland, dockage is in the prime location which is popular with guests & crew alike with fine restaurants and bars. Only 1 block away are New Zealand's leading shipyards for haulage! Everything is at your fingertips!
It is with good reason that many yachties choose to make Auckland home after a life on the high seas. The large maritime city charm combined with a friendliness of the local population that helps give Auckland a charm that forms lasting impressions with all that make time to stop over. From the centrally located berth you are minutes from inner city excitement, a wealth of marine companies and resources. Within 30 minutes from Auckland you can be on an idyllic island or surfing a west coast beach, mountain biking in forests. There is something for everyone!