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Private Tour of Piha and KiteKite Falls from Auckland

Private Tour of Piha and KiteKite Falls from Auckland
USD 557.01
This tour takes you to the rugged west coast and begins with a visit to the Arataki visitor centre to learn a about the local area's history and access to some amazing treks before exploring the amazing black sand Piha beach and nearby falls and walking trails.

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Discover why Auckland is known as the City of Sails. Led by a local guide, you will learn about Auckland's relationship with the sea.

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Auckland Airport (AKL) Information

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 AKL Auckland Airport Info & Guide

Auckland International Airport

Where is Auckland Airport? Auckland owes its natural character to its location, built on a volcanic field. It also has the world's largest Polynesian population, giving the city an interesting cultural mix.

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, and consistently rates in the top 5 in international quality-of-life polls. 

Auckland International Airport (IATA: AKL, ICAO: NZAA), or simply Auckland Airport, is located near Mangere, a residential suburb and Airport Oaks, a service hub suburb, 21 kilometres (13 miles) south of downtown Auckland, Auckland Region, on the North Island, New Zealand.

In 2012, Auckland Airport served 14,160,640 passengers, making it New Zealand's busiest airport.

Auckland Airport is a hub for Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways and Virgin Australia. Other airlines that fly to Auckland Airport include Air Tahiti, Air Vanuatu, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Great Barrier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Korean Air, LAN Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Sunair and Thai Airways International.

Cities with flights to Auckland Airport include Bangkok, Brisbane, Chatham Islands, Christchurch, Denpasar/Bali, Dubai, Gold Coast, Great Barrier Island, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Norfolk Island, Osaka, Papeete, Perth, Rarotonga, San Francisco, Santiago de Chile, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Vancouver and Wellington.

Your best bet for a Auckland Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to arrive stress free, pre-book your shared Aukland Airport shuttle from IHateTaxis.


 Other Items of Interest at Auckland Airport

Note that there is a free Auckland Airport shuttle service that runs between the domestic and international terminals at AKL Auckland International Airport with departures about every 15 minutes. Alternatively you can walk between the terminals in about 10-15 minutes by following the thick blue line painted on the ground.


Auckland Airport services include:

  • Emperor Lounge - fee
  • Jetts Fitness Centre - open 24 hours
  • Auckland Airport Campervan Park - see the Other section for information

Additional Auckland Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 14 Feb 2016