On the eastern slopes of Mt Eden, this horticultural showpiece is noted for its collections of camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.
Mt Eden (Maungawhau)
From the top of Auckland’s highest volcanic cone (196m) the entire isthmus and both harbours are laid bare. The symmetrical crater (50m...
A marvellous example of a Carpenter Gothic house (1862), sitting amid lush, landscaped grounds.
Brewing up real ales and lagers onsite, this English-style pub offers bliss on tap. The back-door beer garden trumps the brightly lit bar.
CAC Bar & Eatery
The terrible name references the Colonial Ammunition Company, who was responsible for erecting the very sturdy bluestone walls of this...
Zone 23, 23 Edwin St · interesting places nearby
Mixing modern architecture and antique silver tea services, this bright cafe brings sophistication to the prison precinct. The whiteboard menu is crammed with interesting options: try My Mother-in-law’s North Indian Eggs for a fragrant version of eggs on toast.