The Auckland metropolitan area or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand is the largest urban area in the country. Auckland lies on and around an isthmus about 2 km wide at its narrowest point between the Mangere Inlet and the Tamaki River. Auckland has two major harbors. Manukau Harbor on the Tasman Sea and the Waitemata Harbor on the Pacific Ocean and is one of the few cities in the world that has harbors on two separate major bodies of water.
Auckland is popularly known as the "City of Sails" because the harbor is often dotted with hundreds of yachts and has more per capita than any other city in the world. The areas discount hotels are centrally located in and around the city of Auckland and offer easy access to all amenities so be sure to let EasyToBook.com arrange budget-wise hotel bookings. When visiting the Auckland metropolitan there is a long list of attractions and landmarks to check out. The 1911 Auckland Town Hall for example is considered to have some of the finest acoustics in the world, it still serves both council and entertainment functions. Many impressive Museums, Theaters, Bridges including the Auckland Botanical Garden south of the city.