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Nightlife in Auckland New Zealand – Things to Do in Auckland at Night

Updated on June 17, 2020
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One of the finest places to visit is Auckland New Zealand. But it is a must to witness the city at night.

Things to Do in Auckland at Night

With amazing adventures and delighting outdoors, Auckland offers a lot to experience. The nightlife in Auckland New Zealand is a must to experience. If you want to experience the surreal experience, plan your night in Auckland and live it to the fullest. Auckland comes in the list of best New Zealand travel destinations. Also, there are many beautiful yet amazing places to visit in Auckland. Read the following article and get to know about the places to visit in Auckland at night.

Auckland New Zealand Nightlife – a Glimpse

Known as the city of wonders and adventures, Auckland gives you a full packed day and night. While it is adventurous in the day, life in Auckland gets better at night! As soon as the sun goes down, the city awakens. There are endless late-night events, parties, and clubs. The nightlife in Auckland New Zealand is something that every backpacker should experience. So, buckle up and sacrifice your sleep to witness the unseen nightlife in Auckland.

Top Restaurants, Bars & Pubs to Enjoy Nightlife in Auckland

As soon as the sun goes down, the cities in New Zealand are famous for their party place. The best thing about these places is that you will forget everything and enjoy it to the fullest. There are many night clubs, pubs and restaurants where you can go and enjoy your night in Auckland city. So, here is the list of some top places to go and party at night.

1. The Bluestone Room, Durham Lane

This is an old fashioned restaurant and bar. Also, it is one of the best places to eat in Auckland. Bluestone Room is an ideal place to plan a night out.

Bar Timings: 11:30 am – 11:30 pm

Best For: This place is well known for its food like salads, steak, fish and chips.

2. Mea Culpa, Ponsonby

Located on the Ponsonby Road, Mea Culpa is a famous party place in Auckland. This cocktail bar is well known for its outdoor seating and yummy cocktails. Also, its interior is very sophisticated and edgy.

Restaurant Timings: 4 pm – 3 am

Best For: This bar is famous for its outdoor seating, good vibes, and fine music.

3. Corner Bar, Shortland Street

For a quick bite to eat and during after a tuff hard day, Corner Bar is an appropriate place. This is a perfect place to hang out with your colleagues and friends after work hours. The staff is very friendly and caring here.

Bar Timings: 12:30 PM to late night.

Best For: Pulled Pork Quesadillas / Nachos

4. Fort Street Union, Fort Street

Along with some exciting environs, tasty food, you can have a good time at this bar. This place is a good option to enjoy your night out.

Restaurant Timings: 11:30 am – 1 am

Best For: Outdoor seating, live music, gluten-free options, Wifi, are major attractions.

Other Exciting Things to Do in Auckland at Night

1. Auckland Night Markets

If you are looking for a happening place to spend your evenings in Auckland, there are many options. You can choose to visit the Auckland Night Markets. The major attraction of these markets spread all over the city is the delicious food. The food ranges from dumplings, French pastry to lamb skewers. Apart from food, you can find an amazing collection of toys, clothes, crafts, arts, stalls and much more. The best part, all this comes with fine live music and entertainment.

2. Stargazing at Beautiful Spots

Pick any pretty beach in Auckland. To feel the beauty and peace, you need to lay at the beach and soak in the night skies with sparkling stars. If you want to see the real beauty leaving behind the city noise and pollution, this is the solution. Stargazing is the best thing to enjoy nightlife in Auckland New Zealand. Some places where you can stargaze in Auckland are Tawharauni and Piha. Awhitu, Hunia Ranges, Shakespeare Regional Park, Hunua Ranges, are some other options.

3. Sky Tower – Witness Views of Auckland

To experience the real beauty of Auckland at night from up high, Sky Tower is the best option. The restaurants and cafes in Sky Tower gives the best views of Auckland at night. You can head up to the upper floors to experience the delicious food and amazing views. You can have delicious dishes and wine in the rotating restaurants. Here you will get a beautiful 360-degree view of Auckland.

There are many famous restaurants in Sky Tower. The Sugar Club on the 53rd floor, Sky Cafe, Orbit 360, are some examples.

4. Night Time Golf

You might have played normal golf. But what say about the 24-hour driving range where you can enjoy all night. You can test your shot, practice your swing under the glittery night sky. You can visit JK’s World of Golf provides all the types of equipment. You need to visit and play there. There is another golf course Holey Moley. This bar slash golf course is open till 1 am. There are many other golf courses in Auckland where you can enjoy your night to the fullest.

5. Queen Street

In the glitz and glamour of night, Queen Street is the most happening street in Auckland. This popular street of Auckland keeps holding performances, music, and entertainment. It makes sure the night goes right.

Summing Up

There are many places to visit in Auckland in the day as well as night. You can enjoy every hour of your day whether its day or night in Auckland. In the above article, we have given some top places to enjoy the nightlife in Auckland New Zealand. There are many places to visit in the day. Apart from that, there are beautiful streets, markets to witness in Auckland at night. There are some amazing pubs, restaurants, markets, night time golf, and whatnot. Auckland has a lot to offer for everyone. All the places are beautiful and offer amazing views. So what are you waiting for? Plan your night in Auckland and experience some real fun!

© 2020 Rashmi Vanwani

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