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Anyone have any travel recommendations for scenic things to see and do near Auckland? Will be in Auckland for 7 days for a family vacation and planning itinerary for March. Thank you in advance! :)

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Get out of Auckland and go other places. Love Queestown area

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Waitomo glow worm caves are a short drive away - also easy to drive to Rotorua (good if you like adventure sports) and the Shire Lord of the Rings sites (wasn’t that into the movies, but still really enjoyed going). That said, if you want really stunning natural beauty, you need to get to the South Island. North Island is similar geography to parts of Ireland

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Redwoods, Z tea plantation

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Thanks all!

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