"Auckland" Auckland Tip by MichaelFalk1969

Auckland, New Zealand: 53 reviews and 99 photos


Auckland was a pleasant surprise. Entering the city from the airport, there were lots of little houses with verandas and gardens; it looked almost like a village from here. In 2 1/2 days in Auckland, there was lots to see and do. A few recommendations:

- shop in Ponsonby Road and afterwards dine in one of the excellent restaurants there
- stroll around the harbour area and find out why it is called "city of sails" on a themed walk
- enjoy a scenic drive (Tamaki Drive) along the coast
- visit Kelly Tarltons Underwater World with penguins, sharks & stingrays
- take the ferry to historic Devonport (don`t miss out the Mt. Victoria lookout)
- admire the magnificent trees and statues of Albert Park
- see the historic Maori portraits in the Auckland Art Gallery
- find the Kiwi in Auckland Zoo

There is lots more to see and do (Sky Tower, Mt. Eden lookout, Waitakere Ranges), there just wasn`t enough time. Until next time !

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 25, 2011
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