Auckland is an intoxicating mix of city thrills and outdoor lifestyle. The North Shore is dotted with sandy beaches & pretty coastal towns including Devonport. The West Coast includes the surf of Piha beach & 250km of walking trails in the Waikatere Ranges. Shoppers are drawn to Queen Street, while Viaduct Basin, Wynard Quarter and Parnell are favourite spots for wining and dining. Less than 2 hours away, locals head to the Coromandel and 400kms of picturesque coastline, beaches and coves.Known as the 'city of sails', Auckland is situated between the harbours of Waitemata & Manukau. With over 50 Islands to explore, volcanoes to climb, world-class surfing and beautiful beaches, there's good reason why Auckland is regularly voted one of the best cities to live in the world.