Early morning (7am–8am): Breakfast in town
Auckland’s foodie scene is quite a treat. If you happen to be in town over the weekend, La Cigale operates a downtown market on Saturdays, and its traditional Parnell event every Saturday and Sunday; both these options will provide you with plenty of ready-to-eat treats and a nice cup of coffee to match. For those who prefer a proper sit-down meal, some of the popular central-city breakfast/brunch spots include Remedy Coffee, The Store, Odettes Eatery, and the Federal Delicatessen.
Remedy Coffee, 1 Wellesley St West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand, +64 9-377 1030
The Store, Galway St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand, +64 9-366 1864
Odettes Eatery, 90 Wellesley St West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand, +64 9-309 0304
Morning (9am–10am): Downtown exploration
Pick and choose from a few of your favourite inner-city attractions to do a bit of exploring. Queen Street, High Street, and the Britomart precinct are the best places to visit if you want to hit the shops bright and early. Up the hill on Victoria Street, you’ll find the iconic Sky Tower, where you can either relish a pleasant panorama of the city, or you can opt for a