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6 great ways to experience Auckland Harbour at its finest

As the largest city in New Zealand, Auckland has plenty on offer for visitors; and thanks to its pretty harbour-side setting, there is just as much adventure to be had on water as on land. If you would like to take in the impressive cityscape from a different perspective, try an Auckland harbour cruise – some of which even venture out to the nearby islands. (more…)..

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Auckland skyline at sunset with Sky Tower

Where to get the best views in Auckland

Auckland, in New Zealand’s North Island, is the country’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, including the biggest Polynesian population in the world. It’s a truly fascinating place to visit, with a wealth of free attractions – and a glorious cityscape surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, verdant rainforest and dozens of dormant volcanoes. Here are the places from which you can see the city at its ve..

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Waitemata harbour night sky line Auckland

9 unmissable free attractions in Auckland

Auckland isn’t just New Zealand’s largest city – it’s also the most diverse, the most multicultural and the most interesting. There’s so much to see and do that you’ll feel spoiled for choice – but if your budget is starting to feel stretched or you simply fancy a change, here are a few cost-free ideas to take you off the beaten track.  (more…)..

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Auckland cityscape, sunset

10 Interesting Facts About Auckland

Is your magnificent trip to New Zealand on the horizon? Then you’ll hopefully be taking a tour that visits the fantastic city of Auckland. Like many cities Auckland is full of charm and character, but there are a few things that also make it incredibly unique. In preparation for your trip, we’ve put together 10 interesting facts which you can recite to fellow travellers during your explorations in..

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Auckland city at night

Top 5 free things to do in Auckland

From discovering magnificent volcanoes and stunning sandy beaches, to acquainting yourself with the region’s fascinating culture and learning about its rich history, there are so many things to do for free in Auckland. As we’re experts when it comes to discovering the highlights of New Zealand, we’re here to recommend our top five favourite free activities in Auckland. Take a look… (more…)..

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Auckland Bay scenic shot

Five things to explore on the North Shore during your Auckland Freedom Day

Our New Zealand holiday packages offer a great taste of New Zealand, and give you the chance to see plenty of the country. Our tours all take in Auckland, where you’ll get to spend time on a guided city tour. But what should you do on your Auckland Freedom Day, when you’re set free to explore for yourself? (more…)..

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Meet Burma the elephant at Auckland Zoo on our New Zealand tours

Pair of Auckland Zoo elephants meet for the first time

Once a lonely elephant at Auckland Zoo, 32-year old Burma has met her new companion for the first time, 8 year old Anjalee, with the pair appearing to settle in well with each other and pleasing the crowds who flock to the zoo to see the elephants as well as the host of other wildlife. (more…)..

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