(Auckland, North Island, New Zealand NZ)
Shoppers in the city of Auckand looking for markets will find a very reasonable choice.
Located on the northern side of the city and next to Freemans Bay, the extremely popular Auckland Fish Market is almost overflowing with all manner of different seafood delights. Various special events take place here throughout the year, with the Sunday Funday on the first Sunday of each month being especially family friendly and featuring live music and games. Thursday Night Live is another drawcard and takes place here every Thursday evening between 17:00 and 21:00, when live jazz, wine and mussels, and all kinds of other freshly cooked seafood are on offer - a foodie's paradise!
Address: Avondale Racecourse, Ash Street, Avondale, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Tel: +64 (0)9 818 4931
The Avondale Market is to be found at the Avondale Racecourse and features a good selection of traders selling fresh fruit and vegetables, snack foods, clothes, music, gifts and all kinds of cheap bric-a-brac.
Open hours: Sunday - 06:00 to 12:00
Address: Newbury Street, Otara, Auckland, 1701, North Island, New Zealand
Tel: +64 (0)9 274 0830
Located in South Auckland, Otara Market is a popular open-air shopping attraction, full of bargains. Shoppers can expect to find local handicrafts, fruit and vegetables, hot snack food, flowers, plants, clothes and much more besides.
Open hours: Saturday - 06:00 to 11:00
Victoria Park Market (VPM)
Address: 210 Victoria Street West, Auckland, 1001, North Island, New Zealand
Tel: +64 (0)9 309 6911
Often abbreviated as simply 'VPM', the centrally located Victoria Park Market is a historic flea market selling a range of interesting items, such as local artisan handicrafts, clothes, music, jewellery, homewares, collectors' items and gifts. Close by are a number of speciality shops and street cafés, should you feel the need to explore the area and grab a bite to eat.
Open hours: daily - 09:00 to 18:00
Auckland Fish Market
Address: 22-32 Jellicoe Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland, 1140, North Island, New Zealand
Tel: +64 (0)9 379 1490
Steeped in history, the city's Fish Market began its life in the 1890s, when it was located on the corner of Custom Street and Albert Street. Today, visitors will find a wealth of seafood stalls situated on Jellicoe Street, being within strolling distance of the city center and next to the Viaduct Harbour. If you fancy catching your own lunch, then head next door to the New Zealand Fishing Safaris office.
Open hours: daily - 07:00 to 19:00