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Auckland Transport


Auckland Transport New Zealand - Auckland is known as the City of Sails, and is a cosmopolitan, subtropical paradise for travelers and tourists. Auckland, the gateway to New Zealand, is home to 48 dead volcanoes, and has the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere. This city surrounded by water is an energetic and beautiful city that is a prime location to visit for some of the best sight-seeing and shopping opportunities in the world.

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Auckland Airport is Auckland City's closest airport, just over the Mangere Bridge. Airbus is a "city to airport service" which departs central city and from the airport every 20 minutes during the day, and every 30 minutes in the evening. Tickets are purchased from the driver. Maxx transport are additional bus services that connect central city to the Airport. More information is available at www.maxx.co.nz. Shuttle buses, Inter-terminal bus service, and Taxis are all additionally available from the airport.

Auckland offers a number of convenient and easy to access transportation options.

Buses are available throughout the city and stop every 400 metres at posted signs. Bus route and timetable information is available at every stop. The bus system consists of five stations that are linked together and include Albany, Constellation, Sunnynook, Smales Farm, and Akoranga. Bus fares are reasonable and also offer discounts for children and senior citizens.

Auckland provides both express trains and limited stop trains with various stopping points throughout Auckland. Bus systems connect to the train system at the Britomart Transport Centre. Fares are also very reasonable, and various passes are available including Family Day Rover, Discovery, Day Passes and various monthly passes. Children and Seniors also received discount to ride the train.

A wonderful way to explore Auckland is by Ferry. Ferries depart from the Ferry Terminal at Downtown Auckland on Quay Street. Various connections between buses and ferries will connect you to the various locations around Auckland, which is surrounded on all sides by water. The various available Ferries include Inner Harbour, Hauraki Gulf, Outer Island, Fullers, Pine Harbour, Gulf Harbour, and West Harbour. For the best planning options, make sure to call MAXX at (09) 366-6400, or use their Journal Planner available at the MAXX website: www.maxx.co.nz.

Auckland New Zealand is progressively pursuing greener modes of transportation, and in doing so they've offered cycling routes throughout the city. Cycling also offers a unique way of exploring the city. Cycle maps are also available at the MAXX regional transport website (www.maxx.co.nz).

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Auckland Interesting Facts

  • Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand.
  • Auckland New Zealand's first inhabitants were Maori in 1350.
  • Auckland New Zealand features 48 dead volcanoes
  • Auckland features "Sky Tower" with a 360-degree view of Auckland.
  • There are 1,267 steps from the base of Sky tower to Sky Deck
  • The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi took place in Auckland in 1840.
  • Auckland was the capital of New Zealand until 1865.
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