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Indeed, one day isn’t enough to see all the incredible places that Auckland has to offer. This entry will give you some information on the places that you can visit around Northern Auckland. 1. Devonport   2. Long Bay Regional Park 3. Goat Island Marine Reserve 4. Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Shop 5. Shakespear Regional Park 6. Waiwera Thermal Resort   8. Orewa Beach 9. Parry Kauri Park 10. Matakana Coast Wineries 11. Matakana Farmer’s Market (Every Saturday) 12. Takapuna Beach Safe Travels! Kay & Gelo

Sightseeing in Auckland is never a chore. Buses, trains, and ferries are very accessible. Thus, visitors get the chance to visit and enjoy the sights outside the CBD. In case you do get lost, don’t fuss, most buses, all trains, and most ferries can take you back to the city centre. The following information will give you some details regarding the suggested place to visit, the bus/ train/ ferry to take, and the duration of travel. Take note that the starting point for most of them is within the vicinity

Auckland is a unique and interesting city, with a good mix of people, activities, and landscapes, we’re sure you’ll find something that will suit your interests; from art galleries and museums, to parks and beaches, you name it, and Auckland certainly has it. What we love most about this city is the fact that one could easily get out of the busy metropolitan hub and be in the middle of a forest/nature reserve/marine wildlife park within minutes! Within the CBD, here are the places you can explore (which are mostly free): 1. Auckland

Please note that this post was originally written for our wedding guests so you may notice us using the word “guest/guests” in some parts of the blog. 😊 To all our guests, here are some pieces of information that will hopefully help you guys in planning your trip. 1. Visa Guests from Australia, Canada and the US: You do not need to apply for a visa if you are a citizen of the US or Canada travelling to NZ if you are staying for less than three months. Otherwise, you will

It’s a beautiful Saturday morning. We woke up at 6:00 am to prepare for our trip to Motutapu Island. Finally, after 2 weeks of putting it off, we’ve booked the 10:30 am ferry using our vouchers from GrabOne (thus, only costing us NZ$18.00/person on round trip tickets with Explore). 2017 update: If you are planning to visit Motutapu, try contacting Fullers for their travel times and fare costs.   Motutapu Island is one of the oldest islands in the Hauraki Gulf. It prides itself as a “Pest-Free Island”; thus, if

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