Total Driving: 43 minutes/ 20km


Auckland's best kept secret waterfall at Oakley Creek Waterfall

1520 Great North Rd, Waterview, Auckland

15 minutes return or 40 minutes taking the longer track

After about ten minutes, you'll come to one of Auckland's best-kept secrets - a six-metre high natural waterfall. This is the highest urban waterfall in New Zealand and the only waterfall in central Auckland. If you want to get closer, take the steps down to enjoy the view of the waterfall. Check the conditions first, as water can be high following rain events.


 Wander the French La Cigale weekend market at Britomart

Te Ara Tahuhu Walking Street, Britomart, Auckland

Open 8.30-12 Saturday and 9-12 Sunday

Take a minute to relax and enjoy the morning with a fabulous Fair Trade and Organic coffee; crusty fresh-baked Pukeko baguette; sensational cupcakes from Bluebells or fresh fish and high-quality meats to take home all within the city and plenty of parking!


Enjoy the best coffee and brunch at Odette’s Eatery by Jess Quinn

90 Wellesley St W, Auckland

"Literally Auckland’s best coffee (in my professional opinion). Plus amazing breakfast & a perfect spot to do morning emails. Win win."


Get your hands on a famous Moustache Milk & Cookies fix

309 Karangahape Rd, Auckland

Moustache Milk & Cookie Bar is where Auckland’s famous, freshest and yummiest cookies are found! Dine inshore, takeaway or find their signature Milk & Cookies Bus.


Play a board game at Cakes n Ladders (Board Game Cafe)

173 Symonds St, Eden Terrace, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

"Play any board/card game you can think of along with dessert or a hot coffee" - Hadley Dobbs


Tour the nightlights of the city from The Lightpath

Te Ara I Whiti - The Lightpath, Auckland

"The Nelson Street cycle way is so fun for both grammers and people wanting to run/cycle through Auckland city. At night, it’s lit up super bright too!" - Kasia Stanicich