The city of Auckland is a city located in the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland has a multicultural community and has the highest urban population in the whole country. Auckland is also home to the largest Polynesian population in the world. Besides that, Auckland is also affectionately known as the 'City of Sails' as the Viaduct, the yachts and boats, as well as Hauraki Gulf and Rangitoto Island, are famous attractions for fellow tourists. Auckland is built on the bed of a dozen volcanoes, which gives the city a unique personality that can be felt just by walking around the city.
The best time to visit Auckland is from December till February, which is the city's peak travel season. This may cause a rise in accommodation prices as more tourists to flock Auckland. However, visitors can expect the prices to go down as January comes and the holidays have ended. Adrenaline junkies will enjoy this season as the calmer winds and clear skies are suitable for extreme sports like bungee jumping and skydiving. Road trips are also recommended during this time of the year.
Those who enjoy outdoor activities would thoroughly enjoy Auckland during March till May as the cooler weather beckons visitors to go hiking as well as zip-lining. This time of the year, festival-goers get the chance to go to Auckland's many music and art festivals such as the Auckland's Art Festival as well as the Royal Easter Show. Travellers on a budget are recommended to visit Auckland during this time of the year as the hotel prices decrease significantly.
All throughout June till August is considered to be Auckland’s low season due to the cold weather. Though there is no snowfall, the winds are strong and viciously cold. Visitors are reminded to dress accordingly. However, around this time of the year, visitors can catch New Zealand’s International Film Festival and join the fashionable crowd at New Zealand Fashion Week.
September till November is the ideal time for foodies to visit Auckland as this when the city's main dining event - Taste of Auckland - takes place. It is the perfect time for visitors to try authentic New Zealand cuisines. In addition to that, the hotel and airfares are significantly cheaper during this season.
Kalibo International Airport – The KaliboInternational Airport is an international airport that serves the area of Kalibo, the capital province of Aklan, Philippines. The airport is only a 5-minute drive from Kalibo Town and a 10-minute drive to the Bakhawan Mangrove Forest, one of Kalibo's most popular tourist attractions. Kalibo Airport is only a 75-minute shuttle or van ride to Boracay Island's main port of entry in Caticlan. The airport is equipped with duty-free stores, souvenir shops, as well as small cafes and canteens for dining. Besides that, massage services and a children's play area is available at the airport's ground level. There are ticket booths for buses, chartered vans, and private cars directly outside the arrival terminal of Kalibo Airport.
Auckland Airport – Auckland Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand. The airport is located 21 kilometres south of the Auckland city centre and is situated near a residential hub named Mangere. The airport can be accessed by road through State Highway 2A and State Highway 2B. Auckland visitors can take the bus to and from the airport by taking the 380 Airporter as well as the SkyBus Express. The city is planning to add railways connecting to the airport to improve Auckland's infrastructure further.
Auckland has an oceanic climate which is classified as subtropical with warm, humid summers and mild damp winters. The city is the warmest centre of New Zealand and is also one of the sunniest in the country. On average, the daily maximum temperature is 23.7 °C (74.7 °F) in February and 14.7 °C (58.5 °F) in July. In addition, snowfall is extremely rare in Auckland.