Cheap and free things to do in Auckland



Cheap and free things to do in Auckland

As New Zealand in general isn't a cheap country, it is legitimate to try to find cheap or free things to do in the capital, and there's actually a few of them!

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Join a free walking tour

The free  walking tour‌  is a great way to enjoy a beautiful, walk in the city, learn about its history, and eventually meet new people.

It is free, but it doesn't mean that you can't leave a tip if you enjoyed the tour!

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Wander in the parks and admire the Sky Tower

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Auckland has plenty of beautiful public parks in its vinicity, and all of them deserve to be enjoyed, should it be for a walk, a picnic, or a nap under the shades of a tree.

Sky Tower - SKYCITY Auckland

See the night lights in Viaduct

At night, the best thing to do in Auckland is to admire the lights in Viaduct area, both on the nearby constructions and on the boats that are docked in the harbour.

Go to a the Frenzi pub crawl

If you like to meet new people, and aren't afraid to feel young, then the Frenzi pub crawl is a great way to do something cheap and fun in Auckland! For only NZ$10 included 4 drinks in 4 different bars, there is no way to find a cheaper drink in the city.

Auckland's Frenzi Barcrawl
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Get a NZ$10 breakfast

Probably the cheapest breakfast in the city, the offer at The Coffee Club at NZ$10 is a nice way to have a real breakfast without breaking your bank account.

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Eat lunch in Ponsonby

It's not easy to find affordable food in Auckland... but Ponsonby has a few options for around NZ$10, and the possibility to get a real fulfilling meal.

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Ha! Breakfast & Poke Bowls on Google Maps

Drink jugs of beer in Ponsonby Central

While in Ponsonby for the food... getting a jug of beer in Ponsonby Central isn't a bad idea, as they aren't so expensive.

Ponsonby Central - Cheap eats Auckland

Take advantage of happy hour at RightTrack bar

However, if you are around the happy hour time, usually in teh afternoon before 6pm, it might be better to head down to the city center and take advantage of one of the many happy hour offers available in town, such as the one at the RightTrack bar, two beers for the price of one.

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Book activities with a discount

Oceania in general, and New Zealand in particular, are having a website called bookme.co.nz that offers discounts on many activities on certain dates.

If you can find the good offers when you are able to join activities, you might save a lot of money, and find lot of cheap things to do around!

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