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Ferry Building

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Address: Ferry Building 99 Quay Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Lovely old building

The ferry building is immediately adjacent the ferry terminals. It has obviously been lovingly restored. It contains a number of eating places which allow you to eat either inside... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great building to take a stroll around, have a coffee or meal at one of the various cafes and/or take a ferry ride from.

Thank jaaz49
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ferry building is immediately adjacent the ferry terminals. It has obviously been lovingly restored. It contains a number of eating places which allow you to eat either inside out of the weather or outside overlooking the water

Thank phital
Alexandria, Egypt
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94 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Typically British old Post office building has served as a ferry terminal for years. Modern features were added, to imitate a large wave to harbour check-in gates. Absolutely efficient, considering the size of the wharf.

Thank PearlTravelEgypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most roads lead to the Ferry Building and rightly so , as there's a lot going on there. As well as access to the many ferries to Auckland Harbour, there are many interesting historical buildings and places to eat/drink.

Thank Ken W
Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is on the harbour front, great view, great area to walk around, good to stroll along the harbour front and through to Wynard Quay with dinning areas, fish market and down to silo park, you can climb up the silos and get a good view, if you want to do the full work allow at least 2 hours of... More 

Thank mrterenceleg
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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410 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Mostly just the ferry location with food and facilities but a lovely building and good services. Surprised more dont use it as their form of commuting.

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Beautiful building right on the waterfront. Difficult to miss as it stands out due to its age. Beautifully preserved, despite its age.

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Thank johnk1973
Poway, California
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Stopped here for drinks with friends to experience the coast on our first day in NZ. Travelled from San Diego CA. VERY CLASSY. Wait staff excellent, interested and attentive. Seemed to be a place for local business men and women to stop after work dressed in business casual for happy hour. Only a few tourists. Liked the energy. Beautiful views.

Thank DDB51
Reno, Nevada
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235 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We decided to go out to Waiheke Island so we went to the Ferry building. It is a beautiful structure in great condition. This is a fun area with lots of restaurants and things going on.

Thank TahoeNVTravelers
Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our experience at Queens Wharf around the Ferry Building was pretty ordinary. There are some nice scenic views out towards the sea and plenty of food for you to choose from but that's about it. Wouldn't recommend spending more than a couple of hours here.

Thank Eugene F

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