Celebrate Father's Day by curating an unforgettable weekend of activities, thoughtful gifting, and delectable dining in the heart of the city. We've compiled a diverse selection of options to elevate your celebration and help you create lasting memories.
Dine with Dad
Indulge in city centre dining with Dad and discover a realm of culinary possibilities this Father's Day. From distinct high teas to cozy bistros and innovative flavors, explore a variety of options that lend a special touch, guaranteeing a truly flavorful celebration.
Bivacco for a Sunday feast by the Harbour | 115 Customs Street
Bellini Bar at Hilton Auckland for getting that holiday feeling | 147 Quay Street
Botswana Butchery for a taste of the deep South | 99 Quay Street
Brolly for a waterside sundowner | Viaduct Harbour, 7/204 Quay Street
Ebisu for a contemporary Japanese cuisine |116 - 118 Quay Street
Activities with Dad
Make this Father's Day unforgettable by choosing from an array of engaging city centre activities that perfectly match your dad's preferences.
Have a laugh | The Classic Comedy & Bar
Relax with a whole body massage | East Day Spa
Take in the incredible harbour view | Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb
Sail and explore the Hauraki Gulf | Explore
No matter what your dad enjoys, there are plenty of gift ideas here in the heart of the city. So make your life easier with this gift guide and every dad, from the one who has everything to the wannabe musician, can be celebrated and appreciated this Father’s Day with a great gift.
For the rugby fan | A personalized jersey from The All Blacks Experience, from $183
For the whiskey connoisseur | A nice bottle from Cahn's Wines & Spirits, from $25
For the wannabe musician | Tickets to Peter Hook and The Light from $85
For the bookworm | A classic read at Unity Books, from $25
Your guide to accessing the city centre
With lots to do and see in the city, it’s helpful to know how best to get in and travel around.
We have guides on the best ways to get in, out and around on public transport - it's cheaper and easier than you think!
If you're driving in, here is a guide on which car parking buildings to use when visiting different areas of the city centre - whether it be Downtown, the waterfront or Midtown!