Joint Annual Scientific Meeting
New Zealand Rheumatology Association
and Australian Rheumatology Association
with the Rheumatology Health Professionals Association
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Auckland Attractions

Great things to do in Auckland

  1. Cruise to the volcanic island Rangitoto, then hike to the summit.
  2. Ramble around the Waitakere Ranges or go canyoning through pools, waterfalls and slides.
  3. Walk over Auckland’s iconic harbour bridge or bungy jump off it.
  4. Quad bike through Woodhill Forest, then blast along Muriwai Beach.
  5. Discover the city’s early history on the Tamaki Hikoi – a Maori guided walk.
  6. Zoom up the Sky Tower for huge views of Auckland, followed by Sky Jump or Sky Walk.
  7. Cruise the harbour on a yacht or catch a ferry to the historic seaside town of Devonport.
  8. Visit Waiheke Island to discover wineries, beaches, craft shops and cafés.
  9. Visit the Otara Market, the world’s largest Polynesian market.
  10. Drive through the countryside to Clevedon, a genteel rural village that specialises in authentic arts and handcrafts. 
  11. Enjoy a round of golf at Formosa, a world-class golf course with blockbuster sea views.
  12. Discover the tunnels and disappearing guns of North Head Historic Reserve, remnants of New Zealand’s World War II defences.
  13. Play golf at Gulf Harbour, a cliff top golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones II.
  14. Catch a ferry to Tiritiri Matangi, an island bird sanctuary in the Hauraki Gulf.
  15. Drive north to Waiwera Thermal Resort for a dip in the hot pools or a relaxing massage
  16. Go snorkelling at Goat Island Marine Reserve – the fish are incredibly friendly.