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Touring New Zealand's North Island by Campervan

There's a lot to do in Auckland, but we knew that wed be jet-lagged, so our major outing of the day was a trip up the 328 metre high Sky Tower, the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere. Its $25 for a trip up, but if you ask the right people, theres a deal that they dont promote - $39.50 for a seafood buffet in The Observatory restaurant up top, and that includes a half-hour to look around at the main observation level. In spite of some fairly poor reviews weve seen about the restaurant, we had an excellent meal, and if you consider it as costing $14.50 over the cost of the Skytower ride, its one of the better meal deals in New Zealand.

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