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Gay Auckland

At the heart of one of the world's most liberal countries, Auckland has come into its own in recent years. Tourists flock to New Zealand for its natural beauty and are drawn to Auckland with its small but lively gay scene. It's popular with all sorts of people, keen to explore all that this cosmopolitan city has to offer. Its laid-back vibe is complete with picturesque café-filled streets, friendly locals, busy parks, and beaches including the unofficially nude Ladies Beach. The gay nightlife scene is spread throughout the city, with three main gay bars and plenty more gay-friendly places.

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Auckland Gay Scene

There are three exclusively gay bars in Auckland but all the other places in the city are gay-friendly. There's no separation of communities here. You'll find crowds of gay tourists and locals anywhere you go, with the most popular nightlife spot being K Road. As you explore the city, you'll also find more upscale areas such as Viaduct and Britomart. Across Auckland you can expect loud music, camp drag and comedy, and strong drinks. Enjoy cocktails in modern bars or chat with locals in trendy hipster hangouts and brunch spots. There's something to enjoy no matter what you're into.

Tours & Experiences in Auckland

Make the most of your travels by pre-booking our popular tours and experiences.  There's a whole range of options, from cultural and historical to food, drink and nightlife.  Get under the skin of your destination, and book a tour or experience now.  

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