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Top 13 Piercing Studios in Auckland

Top 13 Piercing Studios in Auckland

Ready to give your skin a little extra flair with a piercing? We’ve got you covered! 

Just look into our list of the best piercing studios in Auckland today and you’re good to go without worrying about someone messing up your embellishment. Whether you’re after a classic look or something a bit more daring, we’ve found that these spots have everything you need!

Shane Johnson Fine Piercing


Address: 9/240 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland 1023, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 520 6754

Operating hours: Monday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Whether you’re after a classic lobe piercing or something more intricate like a daith or tragus embellishment, Shane Johnston Fine Piercing will work closely with you for the best results. 

They also offer great value for money as ear piercings range from $30 to $120 only, with jewelry costs on top.

But it’s not just about the piercings here – in fact, clients often praise the studio for helping them pick the best piece of jewelry that’ll keep them looking fly for ages.

Don’t stress about the piercing process either; it’s one of the easiest processes in the city. After a quick chat to get your style and preferences, they’ll walk you through each step of the piercing stage so you know exactly what’s going on.

Once you’re done with the piercing, their team also hooks you up with all the aftercare tips you need to keep your new piercings in top-notch condition. 

Keen on Piercing – Henderson

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Address: 360 Great North Road, Henderson, Auckland 0612, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 838 2625

Operating hours: Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM | Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

At Keen on Piercing, their friendly staff are experienced in all types of body piercing. Trust us when we say you’ll know you’re in good hands the moment you walk through their door!

When it comes to ear piercings, they have a whole bunch of options to match whatever style you’re into. From the classic lobe piercing to cool helix hoops or daring conch studs, they can bring any of your visions to life.

The shop is cool with kids getting pierced too – no age restrictions! So, if you’re a parent looking to start a family tradition of piercing, this is just the right studio.

Ear piercing here starts at $15 and goes up to $50. But if you’re looking for even better deals, swing by on Sundays for their Sunday sales at $20 needle piercings. It’s a steal if you want to jazz up your look with some trendy needle piercings.

Just a heads up, this limited weekly promotion is for walk-ins only on a first-come, first-served basis. However, if you’re coming during their regular days, feel free to call ahead and book an appointment.

Sagi Jewels


Address: 157 Great South Road, Papakura, Auckland 2110, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 210 609 925

Operating hours: Monday – Saturday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Did you know Sagi Jewels does more than just sell jewelry? Yes, they’re also pros at ear piercings, and of course, you can pair that experience with the perfect earrings they have in store. 

Their prices vary depending on what kind of piercing you want (jewelry not included), but you can get a standard lobe piercing for as low as $15. 

The studio also does piercings on other body parts such as the nose, tongue, and eyebrows. So if you’re up for any of it (or all of it), then this is a fantastic choice!

And here’s the best part: their team of piercers knows how to make you feel safe and comfy. They only use top-notch, sterilized gear and follow strict hygiene rules – and that’s on top of them being open and super friendly. 

After you’re all pierced up, why not treat yourself to something shiny from Sagi Jewels’ collection? You can find all types of jewerly here including necklaces, rings, bracelets – you name it!

Adorn Body Piercing – Botany


Address: Botany Town Center (New World End 588 Chapel Road, East Tāmaki, Auckland 2016, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 250 4004

Operating hours: Monday – Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

The careful piercing work done at Adorn Body Piercing makes it one of the top spots in the city for this service. They really deliver what their clients want, whether they’re just starting their piercing journey or adding to an existing curation.

After checking your body and helping you select your jewelry, their experienced piercers will determine the perfect placement. Then it’s followed by meticulous antiseptic preparation.

If you’re particularly interested in getting your ear pierced, consider their ‘Curated Ear’ service. It involves the combination of multiple pieces of jewelry styled in different piercings throughout the ear for a unique look. 

If finding the right jewelry stresses you out, don’t worry – Adorn has a bunch of options that’ll fit your ear shape just right.

Now, their prices might be a bit higher than usual, like $40 for just a classic lobe piercing. But it’s not too bad considering it already comes with basic jewelry included (other studios add the cost of jewelery on top!).

Metal Magic Piercings

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Address: 15 Union Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 242 3382

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Right in the heart of Auckland CBD is Metal Magic Piercings, which offers facial and ear piercings. The team, led by owner Jess, is all about having safety as their top priority.

From what we’ve seen, they use only the highest quality materials and sterilization techniques to ensure that every piercing is safe and hygienic. Plus, they have a reputation for solid aftercare (with free follow-up appointments).

Their skilled piercers are experienced in everything from simple lobe piercings to more adventurous options like rook or helix piercings. If you want your child to get their ears pierced, they offer that service as well, for children aged 5 and up. 

While bookings aren’t mandatory, they are strongly recommended to make sure you get in on your preferred day. Walk-ins are always welcome!

Modify Tattoo and Piercing


Address: 5/53 Cavendish Drive, Manukau City Centre, Auckland 2104, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 263 4608 

Operating hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Saturday: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM

At Modify Tattoo and Piercing, you can rock your dream ear piercing style and get inked all under one roof – if that’s your vibe. 

Ear piercings start at $35, and they have you covered with various styles – whether you’re into daiths, tragus, or just a simple flat piercing. And if you’re interested in more than just ear piercings, they also offer piercings for your tongue, lips, nose, eyebrows, and even genitals. 

Keep in mind, they operate on a “walk-in” policy for piercings, so no appointments are needed (unless it’s for a genital piercing).

As for their tattoo service, they have an extensive collection of designs ranging from popular themes to custom creations. Consider getting tatted after getting your new jewels – they may be more open to discounts. 

Living Art Tattoos 


Address: G04/27 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 836 9025

Operating hours: Monday – Tuesday and Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Less than a 20-minute drive from Auckland CBD, Living Art Tattoos in Albany is easy to find – just one turn off the motorway. They offer a range of piercing services, including their sought-after ear piercings. 

A classic ear lobe piercing here will cost you $60 ($100 for both ears). That already includes the jewelry, so it’s still reasonably priced.

Their studio is modern and hygienic too. All processes will be carefully explained, and you’ll be free to ask questions at any time. 

To enjoy a piercing session, booking is required through their website. However, it’s important to note that all piercings must be paid for in full within 48 hours of your scheduled appointment, which you can pay online using banking or e-wallets. 

Just make sure to email them the payment confirmation, because if you don’t pay within 48 hours, they might cancel your appointment!

The Piercing Suite 


Address: 4/1024 Beach Road, Torbay, Auckland 0630, New Zealand

Operating hours: Wednesday and Thursday: 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM | Friday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Treat yourself to a top-rated piercing experience at The Piercing Suite, just a stone’s throw from the Albany off-ramp on Auckland’s North Shore. 

When we say piercing experience, we mean they have you covered for everything from ear lobes to cartilage, nostrils, and even nipple piercings. 

Prices start at $50 for lobe piercings, and that includes basic stainless steel jewelry. If you’re feeling fancy, you can upgrade to basic titanium for an extra $20.

The Piercing Suite welcomes children aged 8 years and older for earlobe piercings too. Well, that’s if they can verbally request the piercing and have their legal parent or guardian present.

It’s important to note that they’re strictly by appointment only. That means you’ll need to book ahead for any piercing, inserts, or jewelry purchases – just hop onto their website to secure your spot.

InkOn Tattoo & Piercing

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Address: 95 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 303 0666

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM

InkOn Tattoo & Piercing does all sorts of ear piercings (from $35 up to $100, including jewelry), like lobe, upper lobe, helix, tragus, rook, industrial – you name it, they can do it. They also offer piercings for other parts of your face and body, including dermal piercings. 

While many places merely promise a clean and safe environment, InkOn really means it. They follow all the rules and guidelines set by Auckland Council, using single-use needles and surgical-grade stainless steel tools and jewelry. 

It’s a walk-in shop for piercings (tattooing here requires an appointment), so it’s perfect if you suddenly decide to get your ears pierced. However, if you don’t have a booking, you might have to wait 5-10 minutes, which is no biggie. 

And if you’re under 16 years old, you’ll need consent from a parent or legal guardian, and ID proof of age may be required. So, be ready with the requirements before coming to the studio.

Sea of Ink – Takapuna Tattoo & Piercing


Address: 66 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 489 2977

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Having trouble deciding on the perfect ear piercing? Ming at Sea of Ink has you covered. As the official piercer of the studio, she’s been mastering the art of piercings for decades, so you’re definitely in good hands. 

Ming is all about finding the right piercing that matches your ear’s shape and features, no matter if it’s a lobe, helix, conch, daith, flat, or industrial piercing. She also offers other piercing services, including those for the face, mouth, body, and specialty piercings.

Additionally, Ming was a professional doctor in China, so she has extensive knowledge of clinical medicine, helping her excel in hygiene maintenance and piercing aftercare.

Their ear piercing rates start at $40, and if you’re looking for convenience, Sea of Ink happily welcomes walk-ins.

Otautahi Tattoo Auckland

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Address: 155 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 337 0694 

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

If you find yourself at Otautahi Tattoo getting inked, why not explore the art of piercing as well? In addition to their diverse genres and styles of tattooing, they also offer piercings, especially for ears, noses, and other facial parts. 

They accept walk-in clients for tattoos, so they’re likely open for piercings too. Just ask for Sunny Sun, the only tattoo artist in the studio who also does body piercings. She can fit in bookings between tattoo sessions!

You’ll love the studio’s vibe, with music playing and a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. It’s just perfect for easing any nerves, especially if it’s your first time getting pierced.

Skin Passion


Address: 9a Bay Street, Red Beach Auckland 0932, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 21 802 205

Operating hours: Monday: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Saturday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Skin Passion, a beauty salon in Auckland, might surprise you that they offer body piercings too. 

Whether it’s for you or your 12-year-old, you can get an earlobe pierced here for $40 (one ear only), and that already includes the jewelry. If you’re looking for other types of ear piercings, they’ll cost a bit more but that’s expected.

While some might think they’re a bit pricey, don’t worry – consultations are free. During the chat, you can discuss your piercing needs and ideas and plan out your curated ear before booking your first appointment.

As for the salon itself? After getting your ears pierced, you can indulge in other services like waxing, massages, foot treatments, facials, and more. Take advantage of the all-around services!

Alexina’s Body Piercing Studio

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Address: 185 Great South Road, Opposite Ray white on Main road, Manurewa, Auckland 2102, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 268 0909

Operating hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Located inside Southmall Manurewa is Alexina’s Body Piercing Studio, which has been in the business since 1999. They offer body, ear, nose, tongue, and face piercing services. 

Their ear piercings, in particular, are priced at $15 (excluding jewelry) and can be done as single piercings, pairs, or confined to the upper cartilage area – whatever suits your ear’s shape and features best.

You’ll be pleased to know that they manufacture their own jewelry and only use the best brands on the market with proven quality. This means you can rest assured that they use safe and top-notch quality jewelry in their piercing services.