Dine, drink, play, swim and shop at Mission Bay. Scroll through our idea starters below to get started.
Our playground is known far and wide by kids and parents. You can find our playground on Selwyn Reserve, with fantastic views of the beach, fountain, and restaurants - making it a great place to keep the family and friends entertained while you lap up the surroundings.
Mission Bay's beach is safe to swim year-round, with brilliant views of Rangitoto Island forming a backdrop to this beautiful vista. Slip, slop, slap and join the sunbathers if you dare - with a range of fantastic dining and drinking options just across the road, Mission Bay is one of Auckland's favourite beaching destinations.
If there's one thing Mission Bay is good for, it's bringing together your friends, family, and close ones. It's in our nature to flock to the beach, maybe it's the fresh air, maybe it's the scenery or the sound of lapping water, but at any rate it makes for a great spot to just chill.
The best way to explore the Eastern Bays is by heading to Mission Bay and riding along The Promenade. Bikes are available 7 days, either by casual hire when the stall is parked right in the heart of Mission Bay, or by phone arrangement when stored just 100m down Atkin Avenue from the Beach.
Mission Bay's promenade is a great place to walk, run, cycle and even rollerblade! Visitors to Mission Bay can take a leaf out of California's book and rollerblade alongside our stunning harbour. Rollerblades are available to hire from Fergs Kayaks on Tamaki Drive, see their website below for more!
The water at Mission Bay is still enough to enjoy some great kayaking and paddle boarding. Surround yourself with sparkling seas, beautiful views, and freedom that only a kayak or paddle board can offer, by heading down to Mission Bay Watersports and hiring one next time you're here! Check out Mission Bay Watersport's website below for more.
Dine along The Promenade and enjoy spectacular views of Rangitoto and the beautiful Auckland Harbour. Mission Bay is home to a range of international flavours and a great mix of local favourites. Stop by or check out our Places to Go online.
MOVIES AT BERKELEY
The Berkeley Cinema combines classic Art Deco style with the latest cinema technology, comfortable seats and a great wine list! Enjoy new release movies in a four screen cinema complex and make the most of the $10.90 deal, available Sunday to Wednesday.
The Trevor Davis Memorial Fountain is one of the area's landmarks. Situated on Selwyn Reserve, the fountain has been a source of beauty, fun and interest since 1950. Recently restored, thanks to the Orakei Local Board, a control panel next to the fountain takes you through a verbal account of Mission Bay's history.
Our Fitness Park is now open at the eastern end of Selwyn Reserve, adjacent to the car park. The park was designed in conjunction with local fitness trainers and calisthenics/parkour experts to ensure it appeals to a wide range of users
KELLY TARLTON'S SEA LIFE AQUARIUM
Set on Auckland's waterfront at Okahu Bay, just moments from the famous Mission Bay beach, Kelly Tarlton's is one of Auckland's top attractions! Kelly Tarlton's showcases over 30 live animal exhibits in spectacular habitat displays, including the world's largest Antarctic penguin colony exhibit and amazing underwater viewing tunnels.