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Auckland Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"The Auckland Hop-on Hop-off tour includes commentary and visits the ""Big 14 Attractions"" of Auckland. Buses leave every 30 minutes in summer and hourly in winter. Explore the likes of Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium Auckland Museum Mt Eden and the Sky Tower to name just a few. Valid for one or two days the Auckland hop-on hop-off tour takes one-hour to complete an entire loop or you can choose to hop-on and off during the day visiting Auckland's attractions along the way. There is a comprehensive audio commentary on the bus as it travels around the loop. The audio commentary is available in English only. Chinese French Korean
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3-Hour Auckland Express Tour
"Get a taste of what Auckland has to offer and be one of ""us"" for a day. On our 3 hour tour of Auckland our mission is to give our visitors the best possible intimate Kiwi experience.3 hours on your own in Auckland will likely get you around the central city but being New Zealand's largest city there’s so much more to experience outside Auckland’s showing you the highlights of what makes our city so special. From the diverse eateries to the many volcanoes to the working farm and beautiful gardens that we have. We can guide you to Auckland's best shopping cuisine and sights. Along the way you will learn about the Maori culture and settler history.Highlights include;1.Visit Bastion point and see our beautiful harbor views. 2. See Auckland's glamour houses including Auckland's most expensive house on Paratai Drive.3. Vis
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Auckland City Highlights Tour
"Start your coach tour with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore where you will have great panoramic views of Auckland’s city skyline. Then return to the city center to visit famed Queen Street – home to lovely heritage architecture – and on to the picturesque Viaduct Harbour.Next travel through Auckland Domain the city’s oldest park which sits upon an ancient volcano. Stop in the quaint village of Parnell and to have a cup of coffee if you wish (own expense) or take a stroll around the historic buildings many of which have been transformed into fashionable boutiques
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A beautiful street boats retail specialty shops and cafes, known as Auckland's "best eat street", Parnell is also home to upscale neighborhood home to historic buildings and vast estates. Along side...
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Aug 11, 2004

Ewelme Cottage

Parnell is full of old world homes and Ewelme Cottage is one of these. It was built for the Rev Vicesimus Lush and his wife Blanche in 1863-4 of kauri wood. During the 1880’s it was extended but since...
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Dec 27, 2004

Kinder House

Kinder House is just up the street from Ewelme Cottage. Built of stone in 1857 for the Reverend Dr. John Kinder and family. The Reverend was known not only for being a clergyman and teacher but also...
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Jan 12, 2005

Parnell Rose Gardens

Located near downtown Auckland, Parnell Rose Gardens is a good way to spend a hour or two of your day. There are a variety of roses to look at which some have been made by international rose breeders....
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Dec 10, 2011

The Parnell City Lodge

A diez minutos del centro puedes encontrar galerías , cafés y tiendas en un barrio con mucha clase y muy tranquilo . También puedes ver las casas , pintadas de blanco y con un estilo muy tradicional ,...
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Jan 27, 2010

Parnell Village

Parnell Village boasts some of Auckland's finest speciality shops and restaurants. Beautiful brick-paved paths lead you through gracious old buildings, designer boutiques, galleries, fine jewellery...
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Dec 11, 2002


Parnell is an old neighborhood with lots of shops and restaurants. Its on the other side (east) of the Auckland Domain.
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Oct 12, 2008
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Things to Do Near Parnell

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Net Internet Cafe

This internet cafe was very convenient if you have an early flight and do not want to spend money in a hotel. It is open 24 hours a day and you can stay there and even sleep, for a fair price. Since I...
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Hauraki Gulf

Waiheke Island can be rather crowded, especially in the summer months. But this should not deter you as it is a beautiful island to explore on foot, scooter, by car or bus, depending on how much time...
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Devonport was one of the highlights for me when I went to Auckland. Located on the north shore it is just a 12 minute ferry ride away from downtown Auckland. (This is one of the best ways to see the...
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Karangahape Road

If you feel like browsing through thrift shops, check out K'Road (in the direction towards Ponsonby). There a bunch of arcades and side shops with interesting and trendy clothing. There are quite a...
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Lumsden Green is a small park in Newmarket which was set aside as a reserve in 1878. It was named after David Lumsden, who was the Mayor of Newmarket at the time the borough merged with Auckland City...
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Skytower Complex and Casino

Let's start saying I have a pretty strong fear of the high. This tower is 328 meters and I decided to visit as I never had problems with other panoramic tower I visited before. What I did not know was...
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