Whether you're up for a game of indoor mini-golf, some karaoke or something a little more adventurous, there are heaps of fun things to do in Auckland's city centre. We've listed our top picks below.
Holey Moley mini golf | 204 Quay Street
Holey Moley Golf Club is a quirky fun house style hangout spot where you can enjoy a drink and try your hand at mini golf and various other games. With a lively atmosphere, and right on the waters edge in the Viaduct Basin, Holey Moley is a great place for office outings and birthday events. The elaborately designed putting courses will provide your group with endless laughs as deceivingly challenging routes test your skills!
Odyssey Sensory Maze | 291 - 297 Queen Street
Embark on an exciting and challenging journey through the original Odyssey Sensory Maze located in the basement of the Metro Centre at the midpoint of Queen Street. This adventure playground seeks to challenge how we perceive everyday objects and spaces through the use quirky physical obstacles and interesting lighting effects. A perfect activity for an outing in the city with the family.
The Sky Jump and Sky Walk | Sky Tower
SkyJump is one of New Zealand's most thrilling attractions and one of Auckland’s 'don’t miss' experiences. While attached to a wire, fall very fast (at approximately 85kph) for around 11 seconds, and then come to a very smooth landing in the Sky City plaza below. SkyJump is the perfect Auckland activity for young and old and is the ideal corporate team building activity for businesses in Auckland! Alternatively if you don't feel like jumping, take in the spectacular views of Auckland while walking around the 1.2 metre wide platform a dizzying 192 metres up!
Escapade 'escape' room | 23 Victoria Street East
Don you’re tartan caps and coats and experience one of Auckland's most exciting escape rooms at Escapade. This centrally located space offers five unique problem solving games which will require you and a team to come together to decipher a range of puzzles in order to gather clues which will allow you to escape the confines of your chosen space. Got the knack for sleuthing? Try out the special sixth game and venture out into the streets of the city centre and discover ‘what lies beneath’.
Weta Workshop Unleashed | Convention Centre Level 5/88 Federal Street
Based on Federal Street, Weta's 90-minute guided experience will leave you inspired and ready to imagine. Weta’s fantastical film effects experience will have your expectations defied, twisted, and pulled in every direction by the resident monsters, galactic robots, and many other fantastical creatures. There are also creative workshops available too, allowing members of the public to gain hand-on tips and techniques from the Weta Workshop crew.
The All Blacks Experience | Convention Centre 88 Federal Street
If you're a sports fan, this is an experience you'll definitely have fun at. Head over to the SkyCity entertainment precinct and take the 45-minute guided tour with 5 interactive zones and 1 haka experience that will have you stepping into the shoes of an international athlete. This is also the perfect opportunity to get to know the New Zealand rugby story in even more detail.
Thrillzone | Inside the Ferry Building, Quay Street
Thrillzone is the only place in the world where you can experience both the world’s leading Virtual Reality experiences with cutting-edge technology, the latest gear and a huge range of great games suitable for all ages and skills. With a great range of exciting and adrenaline-fuelled attractions great for staff bonding activities and family outings, give it a try today!
Academy Cinemas | 44 Lorne Street
Academy Cinemas is Auckland's only dedicated art-house cinema, delivering the highest quality and most entertaining films from both inside and outside the Hollywood studio system. Head here to enjoy a range of the best local and international films, documentaries, romantic comedies, dramas and thrillers.
Walk the Walk fashion tour | Throughout the city centre
The New Zealand Fashion Museum has worked with Walk Auckland to reveal the traces that remain of Auckland's inner city fashion history. "The Walk the Walk tour will peel back the layers of this often overlooked aspect of our cultural heritage, revealing the important role of women in and at the helm of this significant inner city industry from 1867 to the present". This tour will take approximately 1.5 hours and is entirely guided, all you have to do is download the Walk Auckland app on your device and follow the map. Each location has a voice recording that will tell you all about the fashion history there!
Metrolanes | Queen Street
Get your group together for a fun night of bowling! Metrolanes represents the next generation in entertainment with 12 full size Tenpin Bowling lanes, that are uniquely split into 3 areas. A full bar complete with a large selection of cocktails, wines and spirits, and a restaurant that features a chef inspired menu. Check it out with family and friends today.