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Auckland, New Zealand Day 2 & 3

I started my second day in Auckland in Mission Bay, which is a promenade on the beachfront. The first thing I saw when I arrived in Mission Bay was a humongous fountain, it was like a swimming pool. There were kids swimming in it and making wishes, it was adorable! Mission Bay is lined with numerous souvenir shops and restaurants. I started my morning with some traditional New Zealand breakfast in one of the restaurants. After breakfast I did some souvenir shopping.

Mission Bay

Mission Bay

Mission Bay Fountain

Mission Bay Fountain

While I was in Mission Bay I also participated in some water activites. I swam in the bright blue beach, went kayaking and surfing. The water was so refreshing in the hot weather! I loved it! Kayaking was really enjoyable. I would definitely do it again. While I was in Mission Bay, I tried surfing for the very first time. I am not that great at it abut I had a really good time doing it.

Kayaking in Mission Bay

Kayaking in Mission Bay

On the third day I visited the most popular tourist destination in New Zealand, the Sky Tower. The Sky Tower is 328 m tall, making it one of the world's tallest man made structures. The tower provides multiple restaurants and bars and a 360 degree rotating buffet. I ate dinner in the rotating buffet. Not only was the food amazing and very delicious, but the rotating made the dinner much more entertaining. The view from my table was spectacular! Seeing all the bright lights and buildings was really great. While I was at the tower I had a choice of either taking part in the Sky Jump, which is when you jump off the tower, or the Sky Walk, which is when you walk around the edge. I thought the Sky Jump was a little bit like bungee jumping so I decided to do the Sky Walk. This was really adventurous and heart-stopping. It was so scary being at the top without a wall or window in front of me even though I was strapped on to a cord. It was really scary but I did get a really good view of the city. My stay here, in Auckland, New Zealand was phenomenal. It was very thrilling and adventurous. I was able to complete something on my bucket list and do things out of the ordinary. I love this city so much and I am glad I made a stop here.

Sky Tower

Sky Tower

Sky Walk

Sky Walk

Posted by liezelmarie 17:41 Archived in New Zealand

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