Auckland’s Viaduct Basin, more commonly called “The Viaduct,” is a glistening glitzy village complex that was created in 2000 to support America’s Cup–related syndicates, corporations, superyachts, and the public together in one venue. Itcreation that includes Its comprised of apartment blocks, hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, markets, and every facility an earnest yachtie could want. In  2000, 2003, and 2021, the village was the place to soak up the excitement of the America’s Cup challenge. Millions of visitors crammed in each time, along with thousands of competitors, team personnel, plus international media representativespress. In addition to the America’s Cup action, the village played host to up to 80 superyachts on each occasion, the largest gatherings in the Southern Hemisphere, turning Auckland into a Pacific Monte Carlo. Superyachts are luxury motor and sailing vessels in excess of 30m (98 ft.) long, ranging in value from NZ$4 million to over NZ$40 million. Viaduct Harbor can accommodate 88 superyachts of up to 50m (165 ft.)!
Especially for Kids

Most of Auckland's major attractions -- Kelly Tarlton's, the Discovery Centre at Auckland Museum, the Auckland Zoo, Sky Tower, Snowplanet, Butterfly Creek, and the Museum of Transport & Technology -- will give the kids hours of fun. Here's another chance for family fun.

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