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Auckland Sunset and Night Photography Tour
"Our tour normally starts at Mt Victoria where we can watch the sun setting and get some great images of Auckland bathed in orange light. On our way to Northcote we see some of Devonports finest buildings and beaches. At Northcote we get a great shot of t we also walk up onto a motorway overpass which is a great opportunity to get some light trail photographs. Our drive then takes us around  Auckland's waterfront to see the nightlife and admire Mission Bay with all the shops and the great fountain li another great shot is at Bastion Point overlooking Auckland and out to sea . Then its up through Parnell with its quaint colonial houses and a stop at St Marys church at the top of Parnell. Rated as one of the finest wooden examples of gothic arc"""The beauty of Auckland is truly appreciated at night being reflected in the Waitemata harbor. Auckland really comes to life at night and is easily photographed as it's not very busy and we have access to some great spots. Whether it's a stunning view of the Harbor Bridge Auckland War Memorial Museum or the early colonial houses in Parnell
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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
From NZD45.00
 
Auckland Museum General Entry Ticket
"Housed in one of the country's finest heritage buildings the Museum's three floors tell the story of New Zealand. From the great Polynesian voyages which first brought people to Aotearoa to the diverse cultures and communities that make up Auckland today Auckland Museum portrays the rich diversity of New Zealand."""Auckland Museum is regarded as one of the finest museums in the southern hemisphere and is renowned for its unique collection of Maori and Pacific treasures.title=Highlights&1=Auckland+Museum+admission+ticket&2=Gain+access+to+three+floors+of+cultural+exhibits&3=See+a+unique+collection+of+Maori+carvings%2C+buildings%2C+canoes+and+treasures&4=Learn+about+Pacific+culture%2C+art+and+heritage
From NZD25.00

Wellington Tips (5)

Mt. Bruce, a Fantastic Place for Birds and People

The main reason for me to go there was the fact that they have some birds we do not have on the South Island, especially the Kokako, a blue-greyish bird with striking blue wattles beside the beak. But...
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Kakapo2
Aug 23, 2008

Karori Wildlife Sanctuary - Fenced Bird Paradise

The Karori Wildlife Sanctuary is surrounded by a predator proof fence, which means that it is a bird paradise. It is located at the end of Waiapu Road in Karori, just some minutes or two kilometres...
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Kakapo2
Aug 23, 2008

Wellington - Te Papa Museum

Wellington can be a windy city and so was glad to seek some shelter at this very famous NZ museum. Excellent display of Maori culture with large exhibits as well as the coming of the early white...
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SLLiew
Sep 06, 2006

See New Zealands capital Wellington

New Zealands capital Wellington is a city with a special charm. In many ways it reminded me of San Francisco - it's also situated at a large bay with a natural harbour, has steep streets, lots of...
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Bernd_L
Aug 10, 2006

Wellington

Wellington is a vibrant, scenic, windy, cosmopolitan, diverse, eccentric, maddening and hilarious place. It has the some of the best museums, art galleries, restaurants, microbreweries, and coffee...
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Sep 06, 2002
 
 
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"The Big Fish - New Zealands North Island"
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Things to Do Near North Island

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Mt Eden

This is the highest mount of Auckland. It is an extinguished volcano. The bus cannot reach the top, so you have to walk about 300 meters from the bus stop up to the crater. The view is nice but you...
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Wai-O-Tapu

Even if you have been to Yellow stone park, here is still a must see wonder. The large area covered with various geothermal craters and hot springs and unlike in Yellow Stone, the color come from...
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Mt Victoria

Wanna go for a walk? How about hiking? Don’t worry you don’t need a hiking shoes or a guide. Just take a bus to Mt. Victoria and then walk yourself back to the city. No trolls in the forest, promise!...
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Marine Parade

Marine Parade, as the name suggests, runs along the sea front. The area is very nice. The fountain here, we only saw in the day time, but at night it is lit, I think in different colours. THE NEW...
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Oneroa

Lovely stretch of sand beach, a couple of unobtrusive hotels and one shop (along with private homes) is Palm Beach. And if you have come over the headland, you get a fabulous view. And you can catch...
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Russell

Across the bay from Paihia is the town of Russell. It was originally called Kororareka and was the first Europesan settlement in the area. The local Mâori people very soon realised that there was...
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