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Travel Blogs from Auckland
... been returned yesterday, so we paid for the extra day. Don't know how that happened. Anxious moment now. Have we got the right day for the flight? Yes.
Having checked we found a burger and a wrap to eat, not knowing when we'd eat later, and then sat killing time overlooking the runway until our gate was announced. It was quite cool here with some dark grey clouds and a bit of blue sky. On board by 15.45 and seemed ready for take ...
... leg from Auckland to Singapore is on the A380 and we have got ourselves moved upstairs. Not first class you understand but a much better layout with the window seats in twos instead of the usual three configuration. John, Jan, Chris and George are also upstairs near us so we are planning to enjoy the Singapore airlines hospitality for the first 12 hours and then sleep it off for the final 12 hour hop, with 4 hours in Changi. Well that's the plan ...
... headed to the hot pools which was included in our ice explorer. They had 40 degrees, 38 degrees and 36 degrees, we missed these and jumped straight in to the 40 degree pool, wondering how we were dripping after 5 mins!! We decided just to eat at the resort pub that night, and manAged to have a beef and lamb roast..it was Sunday after all... Day 20... Up and at em at 6 enroute to kakikoura, another 7 hour drive away..via Christ church, so in total 10 hours driving..and they said ...
... Lane with its historic pubs, finally emerging at the wharf.
We caught the ferry to Devonport on the north shore and walked along the lovely foreshore up to North Head, a historic battlement and great viewpoint for the surrounding islands and back to the city. We explored the tunnels and gun pits before heading back along the foreshore, where we stopped to enjoy a delicious lunch with a beautiful view. An old sailing ...
... and on my belly a daypack to go to the 6th floor. After passing the hallway I saw my doorway to I thought was my heaven. After opening the door there was a small room with two bunk beds and two girls in the room packing their bags for the next day, no heaven but though It was quiet a relieve to realize that the two girls were Dutch!!! Of course the first thing In my mind was, are they also on the G tour, and u can guess they were. ...
Other places to stay in Auckland
128 Albert St, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $119
- Sleek, modern, and excellent
- Can't fault it
- Great choice
Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent 5 day stay
- Loved the Hyatt!
- Nice Hotel for the Price
83 Symonds Street, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $146
- Excellent Hotel
71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $110
- Great hotel
- Great location. Excellent service!
- Great Value for money !!!
90 Federal St, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $147
- Helpful Staff
- International quality heaven in Auckland
- Visa problems
Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $118
22 - 26 Albert Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Great view - terrible service
- Fantastic hotel, excellent service! A true 5* gem!
- **Well appointed & luxurious**
171 Queen St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Best Concierge
- Okay for a quick visit.
10 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Thank goodness!
- Cool hotel and excellent value for money
8 Customs Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $92
59 Federal Street, Cnr Kingston Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Okay for a night
- Horrible bathroom
- Would not return to this hotel
21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland | Hotel
- Genau, was man von einem Westin erwarten würde!
- Great Westin foundations..but with opening jitters!
- Ausgefallen, aber schön
196 - 200 Quay Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
147 Quay Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location
40 Beach Road, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $113
85 - 89 Customs St W, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Good Location, poor room choice
- Wish we could have stayed longer!
- Great room
157 Hobson Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $84
411 Queen Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $58
188 Hobson Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Brandneu, etwas klein
- Totalmente nuevo y algo pequeño
- Very nice. Good ending to the trip
27-35 Victoria Street West, Auckland | 2 star hotelfrom $94
150 Anzac Avenue, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $75
37 Wellesley Street, Auckland | 2 star hotelfrom $65
20 Wyndham Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $58
100 Greys Ave, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Great Hotel!
- Had a great stay
- Great Find!
1 Courthouse Lane, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $124
2 White Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $85