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Auckland is popularly known as the "City of Sails" because the harbour is often dotted with hundreds of yachts and has more per capita than any other city in the world, with around 135,000 yachts and launches.Many national treasures are displayed at the Auckland Art Gallery, such as the work of Colin McCahon, while many other significant cultural artefacts reside at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, the National Maritime Museum, or the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT). Exotic creatures can be observed at the Auckland Zoo and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World. Movies and rock concerts (notably, the "Big Day Out") are also well patronised. The Waitemata Harbour has popular swimming beaches at Mission Bay, Devonport, Takapuna, and the west coast has popular surf spots such as Piha and Muriwai. Many Auckland beaches are patrolled by surf lifesaving clubs, which are part of Surf Life Saving Northern Region.




AUCKLAND ZOO
Auckland Zoo has New Zealand's largest collection of animals and is recognised as one of the most progressive zoos in the world. The zoo is home to 179 different species and over 1300 animals.
Auckland Zoo is open everyday from 9.30am to 5.30pm (except Christmas Day), with last admissions into the Zoo at 4.15pm. During winter (1 June to 31 August), the Zoo closes at 5.00pm.
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AUCKLAND ART GALLERY
Auckland Art Gallery has the most extensive collection of national and international art in New Zealand. Exhibiting work from its collection along with a programme of national and international touring exhibitions.
We are open daily 10.00am - -5.00pm, except for Christmas Day.
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AUCKLAND MUSEUM
Commanding spectacular views across Aucklands cityscape and Waitemata Harbour, is Auckland War Memorial Museum. Within its walls lie the stories and treasures of Aotearoa — New Zealand. Explore New Zealand's rich natural and cultural heritage, and its modern history.
The museum is located in one of Auckland's finest heritage buildings in the heart of the Domain. Phone the infoline on (09) 306 7067.
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AUCKLAND HARBOUR CRUISES
Leisure trips include the historic seaside suburb of Devonport, the volcanic Rangitoto Island, beautiful Waiheke Island and Fullers established Harbour Cruise. Seasonal ferries also operate to Great Barrier Island.
Commuter ferry services operate between Downtown Auckland and Birkenhead, Bayswater, Northcote Point, Stanley Bay and Half Moon Bay.
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KELLY TARLTONS
Kelly Tarlton’s is the only place in New Zealand with a Gentoo Penguin breeding program. The birds are listed as “near threatened” on the World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List, with an estimated 300,000 breeding pairs remaining in the wild in sub-Antartic islands such as Falklands, South Georgia and Kerguelen islands, as well as on the Antarctic Peninsula itself.

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MOTAT
MOTAT is New Zealand's largest and leading transport and technology museum. MOTAT will take you on an interactive journey through many of the technological achievements that have helped shape New Zealand. MOTAT is proud to have in its possession over 300,000 items covering everything from fire engines to World War II planes, steam trains to a fully functioning tram line.

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RAINBOWS END
New Zealand’s largest theme park with a host of fun activities and world class rides. Spin vertically, horizontally suspended 18m high on the Power Surge, be trapped in a runaway mine cart and Fear Fall 18 storeys at 82km/hr!. Try our interactive 3D virtual theatre experience or for the littlies lots of fun rides in Castle Land. Defy gravity on New Zealand’s only corkscrew roller coaster or ride the Log Flume with its dramatic water chute plunge.

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SNOW PLANET
Snowplanet represents the perfect place to experience snowsports especially for the first time – open every day, no wind, rain, ice or sunburn.
Let our team of qualified instructors from around the world get you skiing or snowboarding on our dedicated beginners slope. They’ll share their expertise and experience and you'll find their enthusiasm is infectious.
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SKY CITY CASINO
At SKYCITY you can have the time of your life any day of the week. Journey up the Sky Tower to discover the biggest view in Auckland and two activities to challenge your sense of adventure - SkyWalk and SkyJump.
Back at ground level, SKYCITY Theatre has an ever-changing programme of live entertainment - drama, comedy, singing, dancing, musicals, magic shows and more.
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STARDOME OBSERVATORY
The skies above us are home to stars, satellites, planets and galaxies and a wealth of valuable insights into the world we live in. At the Stardome Observatory, we have created an environment that brings together astronomers and enthusiasts, and inspires a love of the sky and the science behind it in even the smallest star gazers.

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VICTORIA PARK MARKET
Welcome to Victoria Park Market
Auckland New Zealand's unique tourist shopping destination.Auckland's historic market has many shops to browse around, and a New Zealand Walk of Fame.Shops and stalls including arts and crafts, designer clothing, curios, footwear, souvenirs, jewellery.There is also a foodhall, cafes, licensed restaurants and bars.Open 7 days 9am-5pm.
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VOYAGER MARITIME MUSEUM
Discover the explorative spirit of New Zealand as a seafaring nation, at Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum. Located in Auckland's thriving Viaduct Harbour, Voyager offers twice daily sailings (Wednesday to Sunday) on the Waitemata Harbour on a heritage sailing vessel.

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