Oaks Residences Auckland
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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Wednesday 19th March 2014
Up early this morning to drive to Auckland for the last part of our trip to NZ. We returned our lime green goddess to Apex and walked to our accommodation. As we were early our apartment wasn't ready but we were able to leave our bags. We are only a few minutes walk from the quayside so walked down there and had a …
... to see a lot of Rugby World Cup items including the final match ball, Dan Carters boots, track suits and shirts worn by the players etc, amongst the history of the game. The coolest part however was the interactive game area where you could tackle rugby bags, perform a scrum against a machine, practice your conversions and test your pace in a sprint time trial. In true Oli and Kels fashion we got stuck in and gave it a good go. The most truly spectacular area of New Zealand ...
... a typical park but we found an angry Tasman Sea with big surf with gusty winds and no facility.
It was no place for a picnic so we headed back to the highway and found a city park in the next town.
We arrived in Auckland in time for a horrific 4 PM traffic jam and we inched our way to our hotel by 5:15. Alfe left us an email to pick him up at 5:45. We made it by 6PM and went to Margaret’s (his lady friend) apartment for dinner and Alfe dropped us off at ...
... half way up Mount Eden and had to walk the rest. On the bus, the tour guide took turns asking us questions about ourselves. When I told him I had quit my job to come to New Zealand and then Australia, he high fived me! The view from the top was absolutely stunning, definitely worth the walk! You could see out for miles so was a shame that the weather had started to turn because on a nicer day you would be able to ...
... is just too many things to do... you could travel here for years and still not cover all the things you wanted to. We stopped for lunch at the Navajo Scenic lookout. It is a private run Navajo business, with local artists selling their wares (blankets are amazing) and the views down the canyon, Entry to the lookout are by donation and they are noting how many people come through and where they are from. I imagine at the height of the season it would be ...