Mums have it hard, from early morning to late evening, they are persecuted by everyone in the household. And, incase you forgot, Mother’s Day is May 8 so time for mum to be spoilt rotten. Whether you’re planning a day out with your own mum or you are the mummy holding the place together in need of an outing – we’ve got you covered. Check out 9 things to do in Auckland to make Mother’s Day 2022 extra special.
1. Mother’s Day High Tea
Eden Garden are returning with their special Mother’s Day High Tea. Set in a lush garden, it’s the perfect place for a mother-daughter outing or a group of mums hoping for a break. Additionally, they’ve got a great selection of gluten-free and vegan options too. Get tickets from $52 via the Eden Garden website.
📍 24 Omana Avenue, Epsom, Auckland 1023
2. Spa Day
Immerse yourself in a world of tranquility surrounded by flickering candles for the ultimate healing experience. Feel your stress melt away almost instantly when you get a massage, detox facial, manicure, pedicure and much more.
3. Paint & Sip
Why not unleash your inner artist with a bunch of other mums at this cool painting class paired with wine and beer? Read all about it here.
📍Auckland City Hotel, 157 Hobson Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010
4. Auckland Zoo
If you’re the type of mum who prefers to include the kids in everything, how about a trip to the zoo? Additionally, the zoo is offering an exclusive Mother’s Day High Tea for two at Old Elephant House. Certainly, a lovely gift for mum.
📍Motions Rd, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
5. Family Brunch
Gather the family and head out for a low-key brunch in Auckland. Luckily, we’ve already listed the best places to indulge on brunches in Auckland.
📍 Various Locations
6. Go on a day trip
Why not take the kids on a day trip somewhere close to Auckland? It’s the perfect mood booster for everyone involved. Read about 11 of the best day trips near Auckland here.
📍 Various Locations
7. Drag Queen Bottomless Brunch
Why not dine with glamourous divas at this two-hour bottomless brunch at The Elephant Wrestler? Accompanied with brilliant games, comical banter and an electrifying atmosphere…you’ll be happy out. Tickets start at $65. Get yours via the Elephant Wrestler.
📍138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
8. Candlelight Concerts
On May 6 and 7, how about treating mum to a world-class concert surrounded by the glimmer of candlelight? Read all about our candlelight concerts here.
9. Auckland Art Gallery
Auckland Art Gallery provides great distractions for kids while you wander through and admire many artists collections. Likewise, you can have a Sunday Mother’s Day brunch at the Gallery Café.
📍 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand