Destinations for Honeymoon – Auckland

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There comes a time in our lives when it is important to celebrate togetherness. Your honeymoon is one such moment. After a flurry of wedding rituals, it is time to unwind and enjoy some intimate moments in special places. If you are planning to spend some superb and fascinating moments in a romantic escapade, then why not indulge in a romantic gateway for two in Auckland, New Zealand?

Known as the ‘City of Sales’, Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most vibrant city that’s alive with cultural excitement and sea flavoured challenges. Apart from exploring the best places, here you will get to see a rhythm of Polynesian culture and passion for outstanding delectable food wine and shopping making it the perfect place for a stylish honeymoon.  The best time to visit Auckland is April and October when the temperature is pleasant and tourist crowd thin. During the peak tourist season from November through March, you will contend with swells of tourists and high rates. Let’s take a closer look at the city and what it offers to the love birds.

Auckland Domain

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Auckland Domain– It is a massive park with attractions like the Auckland War Memorial Museum, cricket grounds and Winter gardens. You can easily while away a whole day at the Museum. Whether it s a story of New Zealand history or the interactive Volcanoes gallery, there’s always something interesting to check out here.

Volcanoes- This region is dotted with around 48 volcanic cones, which provide spectacular panoramic view of the city and harbour. Rangitoto Island, just a 25 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, is the region’s most iconic volcano and a favourite day trip destination for visitors, hikers and bird watchers.

Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World– Auckland is a city that takes pride in its sea life and harbour location. So why not head down to the best underwater world around, without getting wet? The Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World on Tamaki Drive is a place to enjoy the Antarctic Encounter, home to New Zealand’s only sub-Antarctic penguins. Be amazed in the Underwater World by looking at giant stingrays, sharks and the rich variety of species from New Zealand’s coastal waters.

View of Auckland from Rangitoto Island

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Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf Marine Park– It encompasses an incredible 1.2 million hectares of coast, sea and islands – and there are so many ways to explore it. The jewel of Harauki Gulf is Waiheke Island, a haven of beautiful vineyards, olive groves, farm land and golden beaches; Waiheke boasts of a subtropical climate and a 100km coastline and it is only a 35 minute ferry ride away from downtown Auckland.

Sky city Casino and entertainment complex – Located right in the heart of the city, you can’t miss the architectural masterpiece. Step inside and you experience the glamour of a casino with peppering of New Zealand culture seen in the design of the building. Take a ride to the top to enjoy breathtaking 360 degrees view as you eat your meal at Orbit revolving restaurant or go higher to the 328m tall Sky Tower. You can take a walk around the top of the pergola or for the most daring, make the Sky Jump.

A lion with full mane and a lioness yawning - Auckland Zoo

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Auckland Zoo – A zoo may seem like a quaint way to kill a few hours but in Auckland, they have a great one. With exhibits of endemic New Zealand fauna, it has New Zealand’s largest collection of animals and is recognised as one of the most progressive zoos in the world. Red Pander Encounters are also a popular attraction, in addition to the all time favourite elephants, giraffes and chimps.

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