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Exploring Auckland

Home to almost a third of New Zealand’s population, Auckland is a cosmopolitan city set on an isthmus in the northern half of the North Island. Perched between Waitemata and Manukau harbours, the city has absorbed well-preserved historic settlements as well as creating its high-rise central cityscape. It’s the country’s hub for shopping, plus dining at all levels and has a wide selection of pubs and bars as well as indoor and outdoor activities.

The city sprawls over a large urban area comprising many suburban centres, and is surrounding by more than its fair share of natural beauty, beaches and remote getaway destinations. Motorways make driving easy and traditional tram services have been re-introduced to cater for tourists. Ferry services join the waterside districts, and Auckland’s unique character is due to its site on an ancient, still active, volcanic field.

Accommodations in Auckland

There is a range of options for all travelers. The most popular hotel in Auckland is the Clevedon Ridge Bed & Breakfast, which has been booked 5 times from our verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Seadream in Auckland as it has been reserved 5 times.

Sightseeing in Auckland

- Auckland War Memorial Museum

At this Museum, visitors will have a chance to view a collection of Coromandel's gold mining, kauri logging, along with photographs and general local history and the old Coromandel jailhouse. It is housed in the School of Mines building.

- New Zealand National Maritime Museum

The country’s maritime history goes back to the ancient Polynesian migration to its islands, then takes in the first European exploration and subsequent settlement. This interesting museum displays interactive exhibits showing how the sea has influenced the nation, and offers trip around the stunning harbour on a heritage sailing ship.

Transportation in Auckland

Getting around via public transport is by ferry, bus, train or shuttle bus. Car hire is a useful option for exploring out of town. The Explorer sightseeing bus runs a loop around the central area’s main attractions, and the Auckland Discovery pass gives a day’s unlimited train, ferry and bus travel in the city, although it doesn’t cover the airport bus service. If you’re travelling during rush hour, the overland trains as the best option.

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