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Plan your next trip to New Zealand with the Auckland Vacation Guide
There’s a country in the Southern Pacific where the people are as warm as the climate. Where the food is as luscious as the landscapes. Where the culture is as colorful as its legends. Your New Zealand vacation awaits in all of its glory. When you first think of New Zealand, you might conjure up images of a wet and verdant, primitive land… one of isolation, home to Maori people and, well, sheep. But in the last couple of decades, New Zealand has become a fast-growing, sophisticated, and cosmopolitan place, with its most beautiful parts well preserved. The dynamic Maori culture and the land’s enchanting scenery remain and will undoubtedly stay with you a long time as well.
An Auckland vacation may be just what you’re looking for. Known as the “City of Sails,” Auckland is the center for New Zealand activities and excitement. Not to mention, a great place to start. The people here are a mix of Polynesian, Asian, and European -- all known for their friendly disposition and love for the outdoors. You’ll see boaters, cyclists, and runners out in droves, especially in and around the city. Takapuna is just minutes away on Auckland’s North Shore, and makes a perfect home base for exploration. The Spencer on Byron Hotel's suites will give you an awesome panorama of Auckland City, Rangitoto Island, Hauraki Gulf, and Lake Pupuke. From here, it’s easy to get out and explore the lush forests, rugged mountains, gorgeous beaches, glacier-fed lakes, and glistening harbors. And of course, the restaurants, art galleries, theatres, and boutiques are just a stroll away. Settle in. Make yourself at home. And be ready to be amazed.
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