SkyCity Auckland is a part of the SkyCity brand which has an interest in the vast majority of the land based casinos in New Zealand and beyond. It is the only casino in Auckland and the second to open its doors in the country. Known as one of the busiest casino in New Zealand, it is also one of the top choices for international visitors. The casino is located at the base of the Sky Tower and draws in more than just the standard casino crowd, owing to the presence of the likes of a convention centre, theatre, two hotels and twelve bars and restaurants.
SkyCity Auckland came into existence in 1996, and underwent significant refurbishment in 2006 that brought it completely up to modern standards and ensured its place as one of the most essential gaming experiences in New Zealand. This popular casino offers a range of multilingual services and international games,hotel, bars and array of entertainment.
Games and Entertainment
There is no shortage of gaming space at SKYCITY Auckland Casino. Visitors to the casino can enjoy one of the 1700 poker machines. Poker machines can be played for as little a penny. There are video machines, classic 3 reel and 5 reel machines and poker machines. Players that want to win a big jackpot can take advantage of the progressive machines that are found on the casino floor.
The casino enthusiast that like table games have plenty to choose from. With more than 1000 table games, there is plenty to choose from. Clastic games such as blackjack, baccarat, poker, roulette are available. Other casino favorites include Pai Gow, Tai Sai and the Money Wheel. The poker tables include variations such as Caribbean Stud Poker, 3 card poker, and Texas Hold `em. Rapid Roulette makes it easier to bet when playing this game.
There are plenty of tournaments for the table games over 130; and the poker machines that will interest many visitors to SKYCITY Auckland Casino. You can also enjoy to play games online with your PC sitting at home if you cannot visit the real casino.
There are also special VIP gaming exclusive for VIP players only to enjoy so many of games and win big.VIP gaming is referred to as EIGHT. This is by invitation and allows members to take advantage of the private gaming area and all that is offered behind those doors.
Also plenty of other entertainment at the casino. 14 restaurants provide something for everyone. There are elegant places to sit down and dine, enjoy some buffet and more casual places. The bars provide a different type of entertainment and food for visitors. There are also the 2 hotels, a health club, swimming pool and a private gaming area. The casino offers some great entertainers for its visitors.
SKYCITY Auckland Casino offers its players lots of bonuses and offers. Saturday Bingo, Spin it to win it Wednesdays, Beat the Buzzer and Daytime Game Time are some of the promotions that re offered at SKYCITY Auckland Casino. It is always a good idea to ask what promotions are going on when you go to the casino or get on the email list to get the information before visiting. Latest being when you sign up at the casino Premier Reward Station you will win an instant prize of $5 NZD, $10 NZD, $15 NZD, $20 NZD, or $30 NZD in Premier Bonus Dollars.
Visitors to the casino can join the premier rewards club. This club rewards the players with points for playing the machines and tables. The points can be redeemed for different rewards. The members to this club also gain access to special promotions and great food and drink values. You can address the casino staff in case you wish to know more. They will happily assist you as that is what their jobs demand.
Hours of Operation and Dress Code
SKYCITY Auckland is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. The casino is closed for Christmas Day, the morning of ANZAC day and Good Friday. The restaurants and bars have various opening hours, and the Sky Tower is open from 8.30 am until late. You need to check the individual outlets for their opening hours or for more information, you can contact call centre on 0800 SKYCITY (0800 759 2489). The dress for SKYCITY Auckland is neat. Torn clothes, Gang insignias, Jandals, dirty clothes and hats or caps are not permitted. You need to be 20 years and above to play and enjoy here at the casino.
Note that for your first hour at the casino you will be charged $15 at the parking for your vehicle and each extra hour (or part of) $5.50
Also $50 per day, up to a maximum of 24 hours is charged and if you lose your ticket you need to pay $50. Parking is subject to availability. Car parking terms and conditions apply.
Please be aware that the maximum height for vehicles in SKYCITY Main Site car park is 2.1 metres and in SKYCITY Grand Hotel car park is 2.1 metres.
Address and Contact Details
Corner Victoria and Federal Streets
Phone: 0800 SKYCITY (08007592489)
Or: +64 9 363 6000
Fax: +64 9 363 6383
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