In and around Queen Street

Central Auckland

In and around Queen Street
Town Hall on Queen Street, Central Auckland
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​Auckland’s main strip is the hub of the city centre, with an abundance of popular shops, restaurants, pubs and cafés. Check out the lively nightlife and entertainment in and around Queen Street, from major international shows to local theatre and live music. Don’t miss a trip up the Sky Tower for the best views in town.

Queen Street highlights

View from Queen Street, Central Auckland

​Top picks

Get your fashion fix
Shop till you drop on Queen Street, pick up designer fashions in High Street & Chancery and stop at Vulcan Lane for a pub lunch.

Go sky high
Experience spectacular 360-degree views of Auckland from the Sky Tower, or get adventurous with the exhilarating SkyJump or SkyWalk.

Enter the art world
Wander through Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, with its world-class collections and exhibitions from New Zealand and around the world.

Grab a bite
Visit City Works Depot, the latest inner-city foodie hot spot, for a delicious bite to eat with a Kiwi twist and New Zealand craft beers.

Have a night out
Catch a live performance at one of the city’s main theatres, including the stunning Civic Theatre. Visit the popular comedy club to see the best local and international comedians.

Restaurant on Queen Street, Central Auckland

Why visit?

Founded in 1840, Queen Street is still the CBD’s main strip, lined with shops, bars and eateries. Shop for high street fashions or big brands like Louis Vuitton and Gucci. Explore the cobbled lanes for more boutique shopping.

Visit beautiful Albert Park after a trip to Auckland Art Gallery, and look out for entertainment, events, festivals, concerts and gigs all year round. 

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