Ice Cream Shops

Auckland's Best Ice Cream

When you want to take the kids out for ice cream, gelato or frozen yogurt here are our favourite places to go in Auckland, New Zealand.

Ice Cream

Takapuna Beach Cafe and Store

22 The Promenade, Takapuna Beach, Takapuna

Takapuna Beach Café looks out over the Waitemata Harbour, across to Rangitoto. You can eat in or get a gelato to go  to enjoy with your feet in the sand.

Gelato Workshop

Gelato Workshop

77 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead

Auckland for Kids visits Whoa! Studios in summer 2017

The Grounds at Whoa! Studios
Enjoy a  hand crafted ice cream in a small or large size in the Grounds family eatery or in the grounds of Whoa! Studios.

Strawberry ice cream

Mangere Strawberry Farm

127 Kirkbride Road, Mangere Auckland
Opens from Labour weekend in October until the strawberry season finishes.
Facebook: The Strawberry Farm 

​Fresh strawberry icecream.



12 Gore Street, Auckland CBD
Facebook: Giapo Gelato 

Giapo makes amazing ice creams that are works of art. You can taste the different flavours before you decide which one to buy and they do a kids size cone too (although this is still a large size).  They event have giant squid and sky tower ice creams too.

Ollies ice cream

Ollies Ice Cream Parlour

802 Manukau Road, Royal Oak map 
Facebook: Ollies-Ice-Cream-Parlour

Ollies opening on Valentines Day in 1973 and is still going stron. You can fin at the Royal Oak Roundabout.

Kapiti ice cream

The Kapiti Store

The Kapiti Store, 19 Shortland Street, Auckland CBD

Enjoy an ice cream at the Kapiti store in town. There is some seating inside, or if it is nice day head over to the steps at nearby Freyberg Place to enjoy your ice cream and people watch.

Ice cream

Island Gelato Company

124 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island AND
4A 99 Quay Street, Ferry Building, Auckland

Handmade gelato from fresh ingredients, Allpress cffee & Best Ugly Bagels right in the heart of Oneroa, Waiheke Island

st heliers bay bistro ice cream

St Heliers Bay Cafe & Bistro

387 Tamaki Drive, St Heliers

Ice cream and Gelato right opposite st Heliers Beach.

Sweet Red Strawberry Ice cream

Sweet Red Strawberries

45 Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, Auckland
Only open during summer

Freshly made strawberry ice cream at the  family owned and operated strawberry farm  in Massey. Lots of outdoor tables to sit at, and tractors for the kids to play on. Pick Your Own Strawberries begins on boxing day each year.

Movenpick ice cream


Various Auckland Locations:
Quay Street, Auckland CBD,
75 Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay;
155 Parnell Road, Parnelll; 
33-45 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, 
Shop 4, 160 Broadway Street, Newmarket;
65 Lunn Avenue, Mt Wellington, Auckland; and
The Pinehouse Cafe, 244 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa

Charlies gelato

Charlies Gelato Garden

17 Sharp Road, Matakana

Gelato made in Matakana using best available ingredients. Beautiful outdoor tables and chairs in a courtyard to enjoy your ice creams in summer.

Hokkaido Ice Cream

Hokkaido Baked Cheesy Soft Serve Ice Cream

Shop 5, 350 Queen Street, Auckland
Instagram: hokkaidonz

Say Chizu (cheese) and Bery Bery Legendary (strawberry cheese) soft serve ice cream 

NZ Natural Ice Cream

NZ Natural

Various Auckland locations:
​2/35 Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay

Westfield Albany, Don McKinnon Drive, Albany
Botany town Centre, 588 Chapel Road, Botany
Lynnmall Shopping Centre, 3058 Great North Road, New Lynn, Auckland
Westfield Manukau, Corner Great South Road & Wiri Station Road, Manukau
Shorecity Shopping Centre, Corner Lake Road & Como Street, Takapuna
Westfield St Lukes, 80 St Lukes Road, St Lukes, Auckland
Westcity, 7 Catherine Street, Henderson, Auckland

Casa Del Gelato

Casa Del Gelato

Various Auckland Locations:
2 Mokoia Road, Birkenhead;
416 Mount Eden Road, Mount Eden;
89 Kitchener Road, Milford;
288 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby;
210 Victoria Street West, Victoria Park, Freemans Bay;
576a Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu Peninsula; and
6 Moana Ave, Orewa.

OOB Organic ice cream

OOB Organic Cafe

2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana
Only opens during summer
Organic sorbet and ice cream at the orchard shop in Omaha, between Matakana and Omaha Beach. OOB Organic is a certified organic blueberry orchard.

Joshua's Ice Cream

Joshua's Ice Cream

8 Maheke Street, St Heliers, Auckland
Facebook: JoshuasIceCream

Yummy ice cream made with New Zealand grown and produced ingredients. There are a few tables outside, but its only moments away from St Heliers beach where there are plenty of seats on the boardwalk to enjoy your ice cream.

Crunch Tower Ice Cream

Crunch Tower

279 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland
Facebook: CrunchTower

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Gelatiamo Gelato


1-17 Jellicoe Street, North Wharf, Wynyard Quarter
Facebook: gelatiamonewzealand

The gelato and sorbet is made on site.

Cereal Killa

Cereal Killa

360H Dominion Road, Auckland
Facebook: Cereal Killa

Amazing ice cream shakes.

Cheltenham Dairy Milk Bar

Cheltenham Dairy

64 Vauxhaull Road, Devonport, Auckland map

Old fashioned dairy with ice cream, milk shakes and lollies.  A few houses along Vauxhaull Road is Bath Street Reserve playground and Cheltenham beach, a perfect spot to enjoy your ice cream. Or if you feel like something more than an ice cream you can always buy some pastries from Chateaubriant the french cafe to take to the beach.

Kohu Road Ice cream

Kohu Road Creamery & Cafe

The Tannery, 44 Portage Road, New Lynn, Auckland

Hand crafted ice cream and sorbet

Whites Yoghurt

Whites & Co. Britomart

44 Te Aara Tahuhu Walkway, Britomart

Yummy frozen yoghurt. It’s a sunny day you can take it away and enjoy your ice cream on the bean bags in Takutai Square in Britomart and watch the kids play in the water fountains.
Kiwi Yo

KiwiYo Self Serve Frozen Yoghurt

Various Auckland Locations:
588 Chapel Road, East Tamaki;
74 Clyde Road, Browns Bay, Auckland;
Pukekohe Plaza, 1 Wesley Street, Pukekohe;
95 Tamaki Driv, Misison Bay and
84 Hustmere Road, Takapuna.


Liky Liky Gelato

Likly Likly Gelato e Caffe

175 Onehunga Mall Road, Auckland

An authentic Italian cafe with delicious gelato and coffee.