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Manukau Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Manukau  


Manukau-Heads-panoramaClose to Auckland Airport and to Auckland City Centre, Manukau is well positioned for visitors to north New Zealand. Sophisticated city life and rural attractions beckon.

Staying in Manakau is easy and affordable, with various motels and other accommodation available in the area. With its close proximity to Auckland Airport and a range of visitor attractions, it makes a more restful place to stay for those who prefer a break from the inner city bustle of Auckland.

Top 3 Things to Do and See

Head for Rainbows End, a theme park experience for all ages, done Kiwi style. Thrill to the Power Surge and drop down the Fearfall. 

Explore Butterfly Creek and its wonderful tropical wildlife. There is much more than just beautiful butterflies at this amazing fauna and flora sanctuary. 

Visit the lovely Ayrlies Gardens and experience how gardens can be transformed into an art form by dedicated gardeners.

Where to Stay: Manukau Hotels

Manukau accommodation and hotels are ideal for access to the attractions on Manukau’s doorstep and for exploring further afield into Auckland city centre or the many other attractions in the region. Motels are comfortable with good facilities and there are many dining places in the immediate area. Transport links are also good so the big city life in Auckland is only 30 minutes away. Cheap hotels in Manukau are also available.

Family Outings

Kids will have a great time staying in Manukau with some fabulous attractions within easy reach. If theme parks excite them, Rainbows End is the perfect attraction to visit, with thrilling rides, an area for the under eights, and lots of opportunities for eating and purchasing gifts. For those with an interest in the environment, Butterfly Creek is a must. Apart from the magnificent collection of butterflies, it is home to the only saltwater crocodiles in New Zealand.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team

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