One full day Auckland-what to do?

Aug 16th, 2009, 07:21 AM
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One full day Auckland-what to do?

We fly in late on Oct 21st and depart early on the 23rd. We have been to fantastic Auckland a few times and were wondering if there is something of interest closer to the airport. A small beach town? Historical community? Or is downtown Auckland our best bet? Thanks
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Aug 16th, 2009, 09:47 AM
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Have you taken the ferry to Devonport or Waiheke yet?

Or go to the west coast beaches such as Muriwai or Bethell's Beach.

Last trip I found some self guided walking tour brochures for central Auckland which was interesting.
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Aug 17th, 2009, 08:57 PM
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Thanks for the info. We haven't been to Devonport or Waiheke. Maybe that would be the best option for the day. Devonport looks interesting. Thanks for the info.
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Aug 18th, 2009, 01:45 PM
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We really enjoyed Devonport. Stop at the information center and pick up a self-guided walking tour brochure.

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Sep 4th, 2009, 06:10 PM
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If you venture another 30 minutes by ferry from Devonport you'll be at Waiheke. It really is a beautiful island - one of my favourite places in New Zealand.
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