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  • Caitlin
    8 contributions
    Always enjoy a museum and this is an amazing one to visit. Very informative and lots of things for all ages!
    Written 10 August 2022
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  • gtlegacy2015
    Wellington, New Zealand226 contributions
    Brisk uphill walk to the summit. Having the road closed makes it more enjoyable. Great view of the city.
    Written 30 July 2022
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  • Larissa K
    Auckland, New Zealand60 contributions
    This is a great day out in Auckland especially for family/friend groups.
    I would recommend buying your ferry tickets online to avoid the hassle of having to buy them prior to boarding or avoiding missing out (especially peak times like school holidays, weekends, summer) on the ferry time you want, although there are several times per day.
    Excellent views at the top. Walk straight to the summit or do other walks around the volcano.
    Summit walk is 1 hour to the top, we took less time coming back down.
    Take food and water (no shops), only toilets available. Take a jacket or be prepared for the weather/season you go in.
    Cell phone reception available. I am with Vodafone and it worked fine.
    Cafe available on the ferry if needed.
    Written 26 April 2022
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  • Marion J
    2 contributions
    Magical experience cruising out to Tiri Tiri Matangi on a comfortable Explore Vessel, spotting a wonderful pod of Common Dolphins on the way. The Island is an absolute must visit for everyone, being a wonder of conservation and home to many endangered birds. Pay for a guided tour which at $10, is a steal. Our wonderful volunteer guide Neal drew our eye to many aspects of the Island we would otherwise have missed. Neal was amazingly passionate and knowledgeable, but I'm sure all the other guides would be fantastic too. Stay overnight on the Island to maximise enjoyment of the walking tracks, historical buildings, beaches, bird watching, the Dawn Chorus and Kiwi spotting. Thank you DOC and Supporters of Tiri Tiri Matangi for a wonderful, unbeatable experience!
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • Scott D
    6 contributions
    Amazing day, great value for money. We have never been to a zoo where you feel as close to the animals as you do here.

    Everything was good value here and the kids park was excellent.
    Written 25 July 2022
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia10,970 contributions
    Devonport is located on Auckland's North Shore. This seaside suburb is only 12 minutes from the Auckland CBD. It's well-known for its laid-back lifestyle, and the numerous harbourside bars and restaurants, Devonport was one of the first neighbourhoods settled in the Auckland area, and it's well-known for its heritage charm, Devonport is said to resemble the Californian city of Sausalito. Devonport is the main base for the Royal New Zealand Navy.
    Written 30 May 2022
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  • hanniepex
    Auckland, New Zealand480 contributions
    This hill is a must for First timers in Auckland. Being one of the highest point, this lookout offers 360 degree views of entire Auckland.

    There are plenty of parking on the hill. The one nearest the peak is about 10 minutes walk.

    The hill has beautiful park and trees all over. You can have a stroll, bring a picnic mat and sit under tree and enjoy a book or just merely relax and feel the nature. You can bring a bike or scooter as well.

    Have a drinking bottle handy so you can relenosh your water on nearby drinking fountains too.
    Written 25 March 2022
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  • Sheena T
    3 contributions
    great place to walk around, a few cafes to eat from after your stroll. You can also learn about the History on One Tree Hill, take your family, use one the BBQ facilites they have to offer! Great in the summertime!!
    Written 17 July 2022
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  • gtlegacy2015
    Wellington, New Zealand226 contributions
    Lots to see, covering large period of time.
    Suitable for all ages.
    America's Cup display of interest.

    Would have liked to see passenger lists of the boats displayed.

    Parking at Downtown Car park recommended.
    Written 31 July 2022
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  • SilicoJack
    Wellington, New Zealand434 contributions
    I really enjoy walking around the harbour whenever I come to visit Auckland. There is always something new to see or do. Great day out
    Written 29 December 2021
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  • SD2606
    Christchurch, New Zealand1,749 contributions
    Wonderfully maintained, clean, safe and attractive.
    
Toilets and parking available.

    Lots of open space to explore, as well as the Gardens, the museum, the lake and the cafe.
     
    Always a pleasure to return to walk around.
    Written 31 May 2022
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  • Yi-Hsuan Katy Chiang
    Auckland Central, New Zealand12 contributions
    friendly staff great food when out of the ordinary and made me and my daughter‘s day possible!

    Come into the restaurant and they especially prepared the high tea for me and my daughter to make our celebration possible.
    Written 3 May 2022
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  • Bruce S
    Subiaco, Australia549 contributions
    Visited this establishment twice. It occupies a premium location overlooking the Hauraki Gulf. The staff are very helpful and professional in looking after one's requirements. Our food was fresh and delicious and they make a very good coffee. We avoided sitting inside as the noise of patrons conversations were rather loud. Outside was ideal to get away from the din plus you got an uninterrupted sea view. Highly recommended.
    Written 20 May 2021
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  • Ayush45
    Panipat, India287 contributions
    It is one of the lighthouses in NZ where you can go inside and to the top of the lighthouse. The views are totally worth it. The road to the lighthouse is not good and full of bumps and stones. Drive carefully. Ample parking though. From parking, it is just 10 minutes walk to the lighthouse and you also get a chance to go to the signal platform. Pack your lunch or snacks and have fun. The gate to the lighthouse close at 5 PM.
    Written 3 April 2021
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  • ogerkan
    New York City, NY4,343 contributions
    Great neighborhood with many shops, bars & restaurants. Shops range from vintage to designer with all types of dining options on offer. Love the Gallery with the guy who made the spaceship art. If they did not weigh 20 lbs each, probably would have brought one back to NYC.
    Written 22 March 2020
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