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WELCOME TO AUCKLAND


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AUCKLAND IS...

…IS THE BEST DESTINATION FOR ANYONE VISITING NEW ZEALAND • Located on New Zealand’s North Island, Auckland is a multicultural city that is surrounded by charming towns, rich fertile lands, rainforests and thermal springs


• DEPARTURE: 8 December from Marco Polo airport at 16:00 • ARRIVAL: 9 December at Auckland airport at 5:30 • DEPARTURE: 12 December from Auckland airport at 15:15 • ARRIVAL: 13 December at Marco Polo airport at 12:35 COST OF FLIGHT: 5.306,25€ for 2 people


• Hotel: Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group ***** •  1 room for 2 people: € 671 Located in the residential area near Upper Queen Street and Karangahape Road, the Cordis, Auckland is surrounded by a district. From this central location you can take a stroll to the Domain Auckland or explore the museums, galleries and the thriving city scene.


TRANSPORTS Auckland have a cool sistem of public transports. Most of the habitants move by car. Driving in Auckland is an interesting experience but only out of the centre, not for traffic but for parking areas: in this case it’s better walk, or go ciclying, above all in summer. • Bus and train connect 380 bus lines to the airport and to the train station in 20 minutes. • Taxi is more comfortable, above all if we have urgency to arrive to your destination and if we have heavy luggage.


WHAT ARE THE TOP 5 ATTRACTIONS? • SKY TOWER The Sky Tower stands at 328 meters and it is New Zealand’s tallest man-made structure. Visitors go to the top of the building in glassfronted elevators and there they can take amazing views .


WHAT ARE THE TOP 5 ATTRACTIONS? • ALBERT PARK This park is one of the city’s most important park because of its central location, distinctive character and long history. Today visitors can find the Auckland Art Gallery and gardens on one side of the park. There is a statue of Queen Victoria and it was the first statue of the British Queen in New Zealand.


WHAT ARE THE TOP 5 ATTRACTIONS? • AUCKLAND DOMAIN This is one of Auckland’s oldest and largest parks. The park was created in the 1840s around the crater of the extinct Pukekawa Volcano. The Auckland Museum is located on the rim of the crater.


WHAT ARE THE TOP 5 ATTRACTIONS?

• AUCKLAND MUSEUM The Auckland War Memorial Museum holds a collection focused on New Zealand history. It is dedicated to those New Zealanders who lost their lives in the service of the country.


WHAT ARE THE TOP 5 ATTRACTIONS? • AUCKLAND ART GALLERY The original building was completed in 1887 in the French Renaissance style and was extended in 1916. The museum displays New Zealand art and international art. There is an impressive Medieval Art collection, European masters, contemporary pieces, sculptures and a photography collection.


AUCKLAND ZOO Auckland zoo is home to 126 species and over 1,000 animals. • Mammals From elephants, rhinos and giraffes to lions, tigers and red pandas. • Birds Both New Zealand and exotic birds can be found all over the Zoo. • Ectotherms Reptiles, invertebrates, fish and amphibians.


OUR See Auckland’s major sights and attractions with a hopon hop-off city bus tour:

. Bastion Point Lookout- Short walk to Mission Bay Beach and offers views of Hauraki Gulf and Waitemata Harbour

. Kelly Tarltons Sea Life Aquarium - Home to an extensive display of aquatic life and largest penguin colony in captivity Parnell . Parnell Village - Oldest suburb in New Zealand with great galleries, cafes, restaurants and charming boutiques. . Eden Gardens - Described and New Zealand's best kept secret, this garden is a delightful mix of art and craft gardening. . Museum of Transport and Technology - Take an interactive journey and see how technology has shaped New Zealand

ITINERARY

Welcome to Auckland  

a travel guide by Martina Maddison

Welcome to Auckland  

a travel guide by Martina Maddison

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