Greetings from the half-ozzie! That first suggestion, that photo of the Mount Eden Auckland Volcano just blows me away with the immediate backdrop of the city right there!
I think the flora within the city excites me the most, including the botanical garden and parks. And then the markets, I bloody loooove flea markets and food markets, so I need to make sure I allocate enough time to really really browse!
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It used to be that Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend could drive up to the top, but the closed is a few years Girls for sex near Ioannina. Local parks always have a pull on me, great to see a nice variety here.
A pairing of those two would keep me quite occupied. What a fantastic list of the things to do in Auckland — and I love that most of them are free! I had no idea there was so much to see and do in the city. I love free things too.
I think visitors often think of the city as being super expensive, and it can be. But it also can be quite affordable in terms of activity.
Thx for this fab post on Auckland. Have pinned your post. One of my few regrets was not seeing NZ when we lived in Aus. Then one day you are gone and realised you missed an opportunity. Good overview! The place looks pretty…. I have friends who stay in Auckland for a long travfl, they told everything.
It looks to me an almost same calm place as Finland where I live. When I am traveling I look for busy cities, huge mountains or something rather extreme. Aucklxnd you think Auckland would be a good place Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend me to go?
Yes, I would imagine Finland to be quite a bit like New Zealand. Auckland is the port Aucklnad entry into New Zealand, so if you come to our beautiful country, you will probably be here at least a night, so you may as well have a list of things to do.
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Great to hear from a local. I should start planning now. New Zealand is well known for its greenery and Auckland certainly upholds that image despite the urban setting. You caught my attention right from the weejend with volcanos and military history. Both would be at the top of my sightseeing list.
New Zealand has been on my list forever. One of these days I will make it there! There are plenty of volcanoes here in Auckland.
As for the military, our history is shorter than most countries, but we do have some interesting options. I hope this list will come up for people. It was a lot of work, and I want it to be useful for people. New Zealand is on my bucket list and the reason why I Went there by know is because I am not allowed to take more than 2 weeks holiday. I need at least one month to discover this beautiful land and one day I will make it there. Thank you for taking time to put together this impressive list.
Depending on where you live now, I would agree. New Zealand is a country Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend taking some serious time to explore. We Wqnt been here 16 years and still find new places. A month would College grants for single adults a great start.
I used Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend live in Auckland and the Muriwai Beach gannet colony was one of my favourite places in New Zealand and we travelled a fair bit.
During the summer breeding season, the birds cover the cliffs and provide magnificent flying displays as they battle winds to land in their tiny nesting space! The cafe is welcoming too. Finally, Shakespear Park — a stunning headland where you can ride your bike high up for views or wander along the beach.
Wefkend out for New Zealand dotterels nesting on the beach — their nests are scrapes in the sand that are easily trodden on. See the iconic pukeko or swamp hen wandering, an amazing blue bird with red legs that feature on pottery, fot, you name it! Finally, Mount Eden for the best views in Auckland.
Pick the early morning or out of peak season to avoid sharing the experience with coach loads of Free live video chat dating online Thank you, Rhonda, for bringing back memories!
Glad to bring up the memories. We also love TiriTiri Matangi, and live pretty close, as we are out on the end of Whangaparaoa. In the last five years, Aucklqnd Park has become a bird sanctuary with a huge predator-proof fence protecting much of the parkland.
Little spotted kiwi birds were even released earlier in the year. Being that I can walk to the park from my home, it will probably always top my list.
I hope you will get out of Auckland too. Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend Zealand is an amazing country. This list Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend Wajt get you wekend.
What a comprehensive guide to New Zealand! Looks like there is so much green space, parks, and gardens to explore, and picnic at for free — and those volcanoes! How cool are they right around the fo New Zealand is expensive, on a world scale. Accommodations, food, clothing, cost of living, etc.
However, if you look around there are plenty of free things to do. We love living here. If you love city life then there are tons of things to do.
Visit · Discover · Destinations · Taste · Events · Stay. h-auckland-Kayak. Home · Visit · Discover; Top 10s. Top 10s. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook. Finding direct flights is key to saving time and maximizing your trip. If you want to go the East-West route, consider starting in Auckland. Family-friendly attractions range from the city's Sky Tower to animal-centric spots like the Auckland Zoo and the Tiritiri Matangi Open Sanctuary. Nature lovers.
I think I have been doing post after post on some of this — the Auckland volcanoes, Shakespear park, beaches, surfing, etc. There is plenty of rural feel city things, plus the city is quite sprawling, out to rural areas. Auckland seems to have it all, from nature, to culture to adventure! LOL — Honestly Alex, we have found enough to do for 16 years, and we are still finding more.
I love living in Auckland. Cheers Hilary. Thanks Hilary. I had fun gathering up the items for this list, and discovering so many new free places and options.
We were there last year and did a few of these, but hardly had 2 days in the city so missed a lot of things. Super list here, thanks for Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend. I started the Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend a while ago with the title of 10 free things to do. When I exceeded 75 I started grouping things together there are Still my heart seeks the one that broke it Auckland volcanoes, I only mention six special one.
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To rent a compact automatic car for example, a Toyota Corolla with 4 or 5 doors without excess reductionsurcharges or optional items, it would cost the following:. To estimate the amount of money you would have to pay for fuel during your trip, you must know how large the fuel tank is of the car you are going to hire. The tank of a Toyota Corolla can hold approximately 50 liters of fuel.
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Such a car would give you about 9 to 11 km per liter in the city and 13 to 15 km per liter on the highway. Food can be as cheap or as expensive as you would like it to be. The cost of Wamt would then look something like this:. Foreign exchange rates are not fixed.
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To reduce the cost of accommodation Want to travel to Auckland for a weekend, you could stay in motels instead of hotels, although motels and hotels can cost the same sometimes.