One Tree Hill


Cornwall Park / One Tree Hill The park is renowned for its picturesque landscape and walker-friendly design.

The summit of One Tree Hill offers one of the best panoramic views of the city. With open spaces for kids to play and designated picnic areas throughout the park, Cornwall Park is a great place for guests with young families to visit.

To get there: It will take approximately 10-15 minutes to walk and around 3 minutes to drive.
Vodafone Warriors Mt Smart Stadium Mt Smart Stadium is home to the Vodafone Warriors. Enjoy the electric atmosphere as the Warriors compete in the NRL premiership against the best rugby league teams Australia has to offer. Astor Motor Inn's close proximity to Mt Smart Stadium makes it an ideal base for diehard Warriors and league fans.

To get there: It is 5-minute drive or 25-minute walk from Astor Motor Inn. You can also catch the train; it is a one-stop train ride from Ellerslie to Penrose station.
Ellerslie Racecourse Ellerslie Racecourse Be amongst all the glamorous people and enjoy a day of world-class racing and outstanding hospitality and entertainment.

To get there: It is a 5-minute work from Astor Motor Inn. There is plenty of parking if you wish to drive.

Major Race meets
  • Melbourne Cup Day
    Perfect substitute if you can't be at Flemington
  • Twilight Summer Series
    Combining three exhilarating hours of horse racing with great live music and entertainment.
  • Christmas Carnival
    The social event of the summer, combining fashion and glamour with the best racing Australasia has to offer. The Christmas Carnival is an ideal way for friends and family to celebrate the festive season in style.
Ellerslie Event Centre Ellerslie Event Centre On the same property as the Ellerslie Racecourse, Ellerslie Event Centre is becoming Auckland's premier events venue hosting some of the country's biggest indoor and outdoor events.

Events held: Deep Hard N Funky, New Zealand Beer Festival, Bride and Groom Show, Our House presents: Nite Life Dance Party, Taste of Auckland and House of Travel Travel Expo.

Visit for more info.
Newmarket Newmarket A 5-minute train or 10-minute bus ride will take you to Auckland's premier shopping district. You can find collections of renowned brands and designers here in Newmarket.

For info on stores, restaurants and activities got to
Vector Arena Vector Arena Auckland is the place to be for live events in New Zealand and Vector Arena is its entertainment headquarters. Vector Arena's state of the arts facilities attracts world class acts from all over the world. From Astor Motor Inn it is only a 10-minute drive to the venue and 25-minute by public transport.

To check out upcoming events go to
Auckland CBD Auckland CBD A 10-minute train ride will get you to the cultural and entertainment hub of New Zealand. Paint the town and enjoy the city's vibrant nightlife, wine and dine at one of the many award-winning restaurants or organize a daytrip by taking a ferry to the many idyllic islands on the Waitemata Harbour
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There is something on offer for everyone in Auckland City so to find out more activities and attractions visit and start planning your ultimate Auckland holiday!