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Devonport, Auckland
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Just a short ferry ride from downtown Auckland, the seaside neighborhood of Devonport draws big crowds with its outstanding dining options and unbeatable views of the city's modern skyline. Often compared to California's Sausalito, this area exudes bohemian charm and offers plenty of little shops selling rare books and tourist trinkets. The best way to experience the vibrant quarter is to walk down its main streets, home to a collection of well-maintained Victorian villas and the first purpose-built movie theater in the Southern Hemisphere. Use the area as your base for sightseeing and day trips to nearby Mount Victoria, an 87 m (285 ft) volcano of undetermined age. Arrange to visit Devonport and other attractions in Auckland using our Auckland trip itinerary planner.
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  • We took the short ferry trip to Devonport from Auckland harbour which was very picturesque and comfortable. Stopping for a delicious counter lunch at the Esplanade hotel before a good walk to Mt Victo...  more »
  • We took the ferry to Devonport, for $13 back and forth. What allows a good view of the harbour. In Devonport, a small March on the Hill is recommended. From here, man can the city very good baseball. Also the Harbour Bridge is very good to see.
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  • We expected a lot more historical buildings etc when visiting Devonport. It has a lovely cinema and lots of cafes, a navy museum but not a lot else. More signs were required to give tourists more info...  more »