Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
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Driving south today from the spectacular Bay of Islands back down to Auckland. Drop your car off in the afternoon. The Sofitel is on the waterfront in Auckland and is close to some fantastic restaurants
Today you take the day trip to the fantastic Tiritiri Matangi wildlife & bird sanctuary where you will learn all about native New Zealand birds and enjoy some time to explore this untouched island.
Travelling across time zones has completely disorientated me - I can't believe its Wednesday already - we seem to have lost so many days in transit!
We landed in Auckland mid afternoon on Tuesday and were welcomed with sunshine which we appreciated after the cold weather in HK. I've forgotten what it feels like to exit a building and walk into …
Well after 32 & 1/2 hours and 12399 air miles we are here in New Zealand, phew. A bit tired and fuzzy but overall in pretty good shape. Between visits to the bog and the blog I had managed a small snore or two. Carole on the other hand had attempted to beat the world record for the number of films watched on a journey.
... start you'd want! So... Onto Auckland. Once checked into the YHA (in China Town of course) we took an early evening stroll down Queen Street (the high street) just to get a sense of the place. Coming from Sydney this felt like a similar but quieter version. All the usual suspects had their shop fronts lit up along both sides of the streets and there was absolutely no shortage of places to eat. Turning off the main thoroughfare we began to head back the way we'd come from and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Good location, great comfortable bed, no turn down etc on Saturday night.
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