Auckland is located on the North Island of New Zealand and has a population of over 1.4 million, making it one of the largest urban areas in New Zealand.
The city enjoys a temperate climate all year round and the highest temperature recorded was 30.5°C. Auckland tends to have lots of rain throughout the year, but mostly in winter and there have been violent hailstorms on occasion and even tropical cyclones.
There are some beaches that are especially suited to children, such as those at Judge’s Bay and Mission Bay, not far from central Auckland.
If you are looking for a holiday where there are plenty of water activities on offer then Auckland is the perfect destination. There is Goat Island Dive, where you can hire diving gear and explore a variety of locations or you can visit Kiwi Sail, where you can choose to sail in the morning, afternoon, evening or even all day if you wish. If you enjoy fishing, then you may want to take a trip to Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, where you will find snappers, sharks and much more. You can also swim, surf, snorkel and go scuba diving on one of the many beaches.