Making Auckland your winter vacation spot is a great idea, and although there isn't much snow during the cold seasons, there are plenty of other things you can do. Ready? Quench your thirst for snow by visiting SnowPlanet and skiing indoors. Visit Matariki and follow the light trail that gives the world a new look at night. Get some culture and visit the Auckland Art Gallery. How about meeting the glowworms of Waitomo Caves on a guided tour? Doesn’t sound like a bad winter trip right? Even if it’s winter in Auckland, most activities are available year-round, so you’ll still be able to hike the Waitākere Ranges and trod the black sands of Piha Beach. Your winter adventure starts in one of the accommodations listed below, so check them out.