Gambling is a popular pastime in NZ and casinos are a hit. Thanks to five land-based casinos, the game offering for visitors is vast. Aside from the Wharf Casino in Queenstown, which is a small casino, the other casinos in New Zealand are huge. The biggest casino, offering the most games, is SkyCity Auckland.
NEW ZEALAND CASINOS ON THE NORTH ISLAND
SkyCity Auckland Casino
SkyCity Auckland is the largest casino in the country, it’s located in the city centre of Auckland and is part of the stunning Sky Tower. The games room is, of course, the main event, but there’s also a theatre, restaurants and bars. To be honest, the venue as a whole is an attraction in itself.
|Address||Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland|
|Phone||0800 759 2489|
SkyCity Hamilton Casino
SkyCity Hamilton is a great place for locals and tourists! The most popular money games are available at the Hamilton. Not only are the offers good for live games, but there’s a great choice of food and drink spots too. Home to table games and pokies, any casino fan will find the perfect game to suit their needs. Furthermore, the friendly staff are always on hand to help you with any requests.
NEW ZEALAND CASINOS ON THE SOUTH ISLAND
Christchurch Casino is a big one, not to mention the second most visited casino in NZ. The 4000m2 gambling room, located right in the city centre, offers hundreds of games. The stunning interior of the complex is also home to several good restaurants and bars.
|Address||30 Victoria Street, Christchurch|
|Opening hours||Sunday – Thursday: 12:00pm – 12:00am|
Friday – Saturday: 12:00pm – 2:00am
|Phone||03 365 9999|
Dunedin Casino is the jewel of New Zealand when it comes to gaming. The venue offers all the popular games and many pokie machines. The words that best describe this casino are glamorous with a gold standard service. Tourists are the biggest fans of the Dunedin Casino as it’s surrounded by big hotels and restaurants.
|Address||118 High Street, Dunedin|
|Opening hours||Every day 11am – 3am|
|Phone||0800 477 4545|
Wharf Casino at Queenstown
Wharf Casino is the smallest NZ casino in our list. Even so, it’s home to several gaming tables and pokie machines. It might be a tiny casino, but it’s worth a try! In short, the place is very friendly, it’s a fun experience and the staff are always there to help.
|Address||Stratton House Level 2|
16-24 Beach Street, Queenstown
|Opening hours||Every day 11am to 12am|
|Phone||03 441 1495|