Auckland Fish Market
Go shopping, have a meal or even take a cooking class at the Auckland Fish Market at Viaduct Harbour. Up early? Watch chefs and fishmongers bid at the wholesale fish auction each weekday at 6 a.m. Fresh seafood and smoked fish retailers do business until much later, or you can order the catch of the day for lunch at one of the market restaurants.
By Meg Nesterov, AFAR Local Expert
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Freshest fish in the Southern Hemisphere?
I jest but it's a fun little fish market run on a Dutch auction. While it doesn't rival Toyko or any of the other exemplars of globalized seafood it does present a great picture of what the fleet pulls out of local waters and the local economy. Elle is a great guide if you can get her.
By Max Garrone
22 Jellicoe St, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-303 0262
Sun - Sat 8am - 6pm