7 Delightful Auckland Ice Cream Shops To Cool You Down This Summer

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh - Staff Writer

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Ice cream season has landed.

A glorious ice cream on a lovely summer day is just the energy booster we all need. And, Aucklanders absolutely go wild for a little gelato during the summer months. From soft-served to sorbet, gelato, and plenty of cold ice cream concoctions, Auckland is full of marvellous places. Though, we’ve narrowed down a  few of our favourite spots, where you can have plenty of frozen preferences. Check out seven of the best ice cream places in Auckland.

1. Duck Island Ice Cream

Send your tastebuds on an adventure at this 5-star chain. Known for experimenting with unusual flavours, you can expect something a little diverse to cool you down. Think blueberry buttermilk cake, maple honeycomb almonds, the gluten-free orange blossom chocolate chip, and the vegan black stick rice, to name a few flavours. No matter your preference, you and your gang will leave satisfied.

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2. Casa Del Gelato

Why not cool yourself down with one of the most soul-satisfying ice cream freakshakes from this spot. For example, you could get The Oreo Frenzy, Nutella & Pretzel, Blackout which is full of brownie ingredients, to name a few. Indeed, it’s the ultimate pleasure after a long day at the beach. If you’re not feeling a shake, they’ve got plenty of unique ice cream flavours.

📍 416 Mount Eden Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand

3. Giapo Kitchen

If you’re looking for something different, this ice cream shop is known for experimenting with flavours and coming up with whimsical inventions. For instance, they’ve got gluten-free selfie cones, squid-like cones, wearable cones, gelato such as coconut cream and Afghan cookies, to name a few. Excitingly, according to us, Giapo kitchen is home to one of the world’s best desserts. So, be sure to give that one a try while you are there.

📍 12 Gore Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

4. Little Lato


Expect lots of innovative and creative gelato flavours from this award-winning place. Think hazelnut chocolate, salted butterscotch, Nutella croissants, seasonal favourites such as Christmas pudding and gin sorbet, to name a few. The folks down here cater for dietary requirements, so nobody in your gang will feel left out after a day on the beach.

📍 Auckland Fish Markets 22 Jellicoe Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

5. Crunch Tower Desserts

This dessert wonderland will have ice cream lovers on cloud nine. From scrumptious over-the-top ice cream sundaes, bizarre candy and chocolate ice cream cups, and some of the most iconic freakshakes in Auckland…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Each dessert can be topped with a never-ending list of treats, from cakes to biscuits, and more. Definitely, you need to hit up this spot this summer.

📍 279 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand

6. Juicy Ice Cream Shop

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Photo Credit: Juicy

Devour famous gigantic real strawberry ice creams at this scrumptious off-the-beaten-track parlor. If strawberry isn’t your thing, they’ve got heaps of gelato and sorbet flavours, and an awesome outdoor seating area, where you can chill out and enjoy your ice cream in the sun.

📍 505 State Highway, Kumeu, North-West, Auckland

7. Island Gelato Company

Settle your ice cream cravings by ordering a personalised super deal tub at this spot. Select your choice of three flavours, such as fudge brownies, or yummy vegan options like salted passionfruit, and mint chocolate truffle, to name a few. We can guarantee you’ll be cooled down in no time.

📍 Various Locations

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