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Vacation on Auckland beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Auckland A holiday on the gorgeous beaches of Auckland can easily impress everyone. Due to warm climate, sunbathing and beachside recreation are possible literally all year round. In hot weather, it is very pleasant to swim and enjoy water sports, and in cool weather, tourists can stroll along the coast or arrange a picnic by the water. Mission Bay is the liveliest and most popular beach in Auckland. It is located in the central part and available for inhabitants of various districts. Mission Bay is not just a usual beach but a large leisure center. There are an enormous number of restaurants and cafes near the coastline, so many locals come there to have a breakfast. Early in the morning, it is possible to see locals at the beach who go out for a morning jog. The area along the coastline has comfortable pedestrian roads perfect for jogging. Besides that, Mission Bay beach is a regular place of various beach volleyball and cricket competitions.
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Travelers, who prefer to have their holidays in exotic places, will like west coast beaches that are covered with black volcanic sand. The west coast is full of rocky coves with dense woods not far from the coastline. Muriwai is the most popular area by the sea. Its length is about 60km. In summer, numerous tourists visit this part of the coastline. Many of them are fans of surfing who come to the beach in search of strong waves. Fishermen are no less fond of this area as the coastal waters are rich in fish and seafood. It is not hard for them to find a peaceful bay. Tourists, who prefer to relax on wild beaches, will also be pleased. Despite the fact that Muriwai Beach is annually visited by thousands of sportsmen and tourists, it has managed to retain its pristine beauty.
Nearby Maori Bay Beach is a perfect destination for tourists who wish to spend their vacation in quiet and not very populous places. There are not many tourists even in the height of summer. This area offers numerous picturesque places for strolls or just a short walk from the beach. Kariotahi Beach is the most favorite destination for fans of sailing and fishing. This beach is really big, so there is enough space for both sporting events and fishing. Moreover, holidaymakers have an opportunity to rent a speedboat or a ship. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Karekare Beach is one of the most picturesque and secluded beaches in Auckland. It is an ideal place for travelers keen on wilderness and pristine nature. The beach doesn’t have any noisy entertainment venues or infrastructure, so fans of comfort should take all necessary accessories and beach gear with them. Takapuna Beach, which is located in the northern part of Auckland, is unchangingly popular with sportsmen. Fans of surfing prefer to hone their skills there. Holidaymakers, in their turn, will like exciting boat rides that will make their vacation more diverse.
Milford Beach, which is located nearby, is a no less attractive place. During the low tide, it is easy for vacationers to move from one beach to another along the coast. Pupuke is one of the most unusual places suitable for a beach holiday. It is a freshwater lake that was formed in the crater of an extinct volcano. Nowadays, it is actively used for holding sporting events, such as competitions in sailing, rowing, and canoeing.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Auckland and surroundings

Interesting places in Auckland for your excursion

Sky Tower

From the series “Breathtaking High-Altitude Observation Points with Panoramic Views on Cities”
Admiring the panorama of the city is not the only entertainment that is available to visitors of the TV tower. The main observation deck is equipped with a glass floor. Not all dare to step on it. This attraction will be an excellent test for the nerves. In fine weather, visitors can experience the SkyJump ride. They can make a memorable leap from one of the highest lookouts of the planet. … Read further

Auckland Art Gallery

From the series “Famous Buildings of Renaissance Architecture”
Over a number of years people from Auckland asked the city government to build a new library and an art gallery. However, the government didn’t have money for such tremendous projects. Then the wealthy people of Auckland donated to the building of the cultural centre. A famous city figure – Sir George Maurice O’Rorke was one of the founders of this art gallery. … Read further

Nature and parks of New Zealand for active vacation

Wai-O-Tapu, one more amazing natural landmark in New Zealand, is also located on the North Island. In addition to its creative name, this area is a place of fantastic beauty. There is a volcano area with numerous mud springs, geysers, hot springs, and geothermal areas. Bubbling boiling water of different colors creates something like nature’s show with music. Different chemicals – manganese, silica, antimony, sulfur, and iron – add various shades to water. Absolutely everything about this area is unique. Even birds live not in trees but right in volcano craters. … Open
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Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Auckland for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Auckland.
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