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Top hotels in Gulf Harbour

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Gulf Harbour Lodge
3 out of 5
164 Harbour Village Drive, Whangaparaoa
3.1/5 (62 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Gulf Harbour Country Club and within 3 mi (5 km) of Whangaparaoa Golf Club and Matakatia Beach. Matakatia ...

3.1/5 (62 reviews)

"Stayed 1 night only There was half a roll of toilet paper. There was only 2x tea bags and 4x coffee sachets, not enough extra pillows for the bed"…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct. 2018

Gulf Harbour Lodge
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Modern Coastal Home & Award-winning Golf
4 out of 5
367 Pinecrest Dr, Whangaparaoa, Auckland

Situated in Whangaparaoa, this eco-friendly vacation home is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Gulf Harbour Country Club and within 3 mi (5 km) of Whangaparaoa Golf Club ...

Modern Coastal Home & Award-winning Golf
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Seaside vacation house
3.5 out of 5
23 Okoromai Views, Whangaparaoa, Auckland

Situated in Whangaparaoa, this eco-friendly vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gulf Harbour Country Club and Whangaparaoa Golf Club. Shakespear Regional ...

Seaside vacation house

Popular activities in Gulf Harbour

Sky Tower
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Sky Tower

Ascend the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand for stunning views over Auckland. Dine in the rotating restaurant or take a dive from a height of 194 metres.

Mt. Eden Domain
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Mt. Eden Domain

Pull on your walking boots and follow a trail that takes in a volcanic crater, a 19th-century prison and a quirky, creative village.

Auckland Zoo
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Auckland Zoo

Just eight minutes from Auckland city centre white rhinos and a pride of lions roam. Wander safely and at your leisure amid tigers and elephants at Auckland Zoo.

Auckland Domain
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Auckland Domain

Once the site of an active volcano, Auckland Domain is now home to a wealth of exotic plantlife, sculpture and a wide-ranging museum.

Auckland War Memorial Museum
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Auckland War Memorial Museum

Despite what you might think, there's more to this museum than guns and warplanes (though those are pretty impressive too).

Harbour Bridge
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Harbour Bridge

Not just a landmark structure in the Waitemata Harbour, this box truss bridge also provides a thrilling experience for climbers and bungee-jumpers.

Top activities in Gulf Harbour

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

NZ$76

Step into the world of Middle-earth, the Shire, and Hobbiton as you head to the movie set where acclaimed director Peter Jackson brought J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved books to life. Find out how this once-sleepy sheep farm was turned into a movie set and take an up-close look at real sets and props.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Boat Tour
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Boat Tour

NZ$53

Venture inside the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and enter a magical world shimmering with thousands of tiny glowworms. After discovering the incredible acoustic properties of the chamber known as the Cathedral, board a boat and glide beneath a dazzling ceiling illuminated by living lights.

24hr Hop on Hop Off Auckland
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24hr Hop on Hop Off Auckland

NZ$25

Explore Auckland in a day at your own leisure with a 24-hour hop on hop off pass. Climb aboard your Auckland sightseeing bus, cruising through downtown districts and quaint suburbs as you listen to informative commentary about Auckland history and culture from your knowledgeable driver guide.

Full-Day Hobbiton Shire Movie Set Tour from Auckland
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Full-Day Hobbiton Shire Movie Set Tour from Auckland

NZ$305

A fantastical world of wonder awaits at the filming site of HobbitonTM Shire. Nestled within the verdant farmland south of Auckland, this authentic recreation of Bilbo Baggins' Middle Earth village immerses you in all the magic and adventure of the Lord of the Rings.

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium Tickets
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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium Tickets

NZ$37

Connect with the underwater world at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium featuring 13-themed zones, 30 live animal displays, and more than 80 marine species. Designed by renowned diver and all-around adventurer, Kelly Tarlton.

Sky Tower Observation Admission Tickets
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Sky Tower Observation Admission Tickets

NZ$32

The Sky Tower has stood tall at 328 meters as an icon of Auckland's sky line for 20 years. It's an exciting hub of adrenaline activities, superb dining and breathtaking views from three observation levels. If you're visiting Auckland for just one day, then a trip up the Sky Tower is a must.