Sailing into Auckland Harbour on our Royal Carribean New Zealand cruise on the Ovation of the Seas, the rising sun painted a perfect picture of coloured sky over the city
Sunrise over Bay of Islands as we sailed into the Bay, followed by a dolphin watch cruise
we were priviledged to view the mother swan sitting on her nest.
Arriving in Waitemata Harbour, Auckland at dawn, the beautiful colours lit up the skyscrapers of the city overlooking the water
Spoilt for choice with an outdoor swimming and spas, an indoor pool, again with spas and a glassed in solarium with numerous spas, and drinks and coffee available there was no reason to be stressed
we were entertained with the dancing and with a short description of the stories and traditions behind each one, we grew to understand the culture and history of these proud New Zealand people.
hidden in reeds a black swan sitting on her nest. This would have to be the highlight of the day.
The waterfalls were in abundance on both sides of the sheer cliffs of the three sounds, Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound and Dusky Sound
who had the most fun at the dodgem car rink, the guys trying to ram each other and chase each other around the ring or the girls watching them from the sidelines.