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7 Best Auckland Instagram

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Auckland

Based around two harbours, Auckland is a thriving multi-cultural city of amazing cuisine, music, art and culture.

The city’s oldest park is based around an extinct volcano. The Downtown area has a scenic seaside promenade and the Viaduct Harbour is packed with super-yachts and restaurants.

All these incredible places deserve to be photographed, so we’ve picked the 7 best Auckland Instagram spots…

1. Murrays Bay Wharf

This scenic 69 metre long wharf is a fantastic place for Instagrammable action shots.

With four viewing and fishing bays and a wide jumping platform, it’s also serious fun. Head down on a misty morning for extra drama in your photo.

 

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2. Rangitoto Island

One of Auckland’s most iconic locations, Rangitoto Island is just a short ferry ride from Downtown Auckland.

Soak up the rays and enjoy walking / hiking through the ancient lava fields, fishing, camping and sea kayaking. There’s incredible ocean views for your Auckland Instagram snaps.

 

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3. Auckland Domain

This beautiful park was developed around the cone of an extinct volcano. It features a picturesque ‘Lovers Walk’ and an outdoor sculpture trail.

This is also where you’ll find the fabulous Wintergardens greenhouses.

 

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4. Nelson Street Cycleway

This walkway and cyclepath is ideal for Instagram. The hot pink path boasts views of the Sky Tower and is the perfect backdrop for a photo.

At night, the LED light poles along the path turn on and change colours for a different vibe.

 

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5. Foxtrot Parlour

The “finger-licking good” injectable donuts at Foxtrot Parlour are super popular, and we can see why.

Each delectable donut comes with a custard or chocolate sauce filled syringe that you squirt into the soft dough. Delicious. 

 

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6. Kitekite Falls

No visit to Auckland is complete without a visit to the magical Kitekite falls. Just one hour’s drive from the city, it’s one of the most famous waterfalls in the Waitakere Ranges.

Swim under the 40m multi-tiered waterfall and abseil down the rocks. Top tip: head here in the afternoon for the best lighting for photos.

 

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7. Phia Beach

A scenic black-sand surf beach on the rugged coast west of Auckland, Phia is a prime spot for waves.

There’s several pretty walks along the shore through tropical rainforests and the seaside village of Phia is full of charming cafes and restaurants.

 

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