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New Zealand

Exploring Mount Eden (Maungawhau) in Auckland

December 16, 2013

No trip to Auckland would be complete without a visit to Mount Eden – one of Auckland’s highest natural point (the SkyCity SkyTower is of course much higher). The...

New Zealand

New Zealand Auckland Souvenirs: Manuka Honey, Kiwi Chocolate

June 11, 2011

Manuka Honey is perhaps one of Auckland (or New Zealand)’s most famous tourism exports. Not surprisingly, we found Manuka Honey sold in various forms in all souvenir shops and...

New Zealand

Ultimate Auckland Experience with Explore NZ – Whale & Dolphin Safari

May 7, 2011

Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf area is one of the world’s most biologically and geographically diverse maritime national park. Over 25 of the 37 southern hemisphere marine mammals...

Food New Zealand

Food Exploration Around Auckland – Elliot Stables and the Foodstore

April 28, 2011

Feeling hungry after SkyJumping 190 metres from the Sky Tower, the Elliot Stables which is just a 6 minutes walk from the Auckland SkyCity Grand Hotel, is a great...

Food New Zealand

Wine and Dine at Cable Bay Vineyards Waiheke Island

April 26, 2011

Cable Bay Vineyards’ award winning Restaurant and Wine Bar on Waiheke Island have an enviable reputation for great food and wine with an unrelenting focus on quality. Besides the...

New Zealand

Wine Tasting and Olive Oil Shopping at Waiheke Island

April 23, 2011

After arriving at Waiheke Island on a helicopter and lunch at Cable Bay Vineyards, we were whisked away for a half day half day tour of Waiheke Island with...

New Zealand Transport

Travel in Style with Helilink Helicopter Flight to Waiheke Island

April 20, 2011

Waiheke Island is considered by many, including Aucklanders, to be the most magical part of the Auckland experience – its beautiful beaches and native forest reserves harmonise diligently with...

New Zealand

Climb Up or Jump Off Auckland Bridge with AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand

April 9, 2011

After attempting the SkyWalk at 194 metres above ground, the next challenge we took on was the Auckland Harbor Bridge Climb (highest point is just 43.27 m above high...

New Zealand

SkyWalking 194 Metres Above Ground Around the Sky Tower

April 7, 2011

If you have to choose between 2 options: – SkyWalk: Walk at a slow pace on a 1.2 metre-wide walkway around the Sky Tower – 192 metres off the...

Accommodation New Zealand Oceania

Auckland SkyCity Grand Hotel

April 3, 2011

Centrally located in the heart of Auckland City, the SkyCity Grand Hotel is a 5 star masterpiece of contemporary elegance and style. The Grand Hotel’s 316 guest rooms are...