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Ferry Building

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Address: Quay St., Auckland, New Zealand
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Part of Aucklands early history

Visited Thursday 15th September. What a great use for a beautiful old building at the bottom of Queen Street. It now serves various uses, one being the entrance to the ferry... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
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Caloundra, Australia
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This stately building, is a lovely example of buildings from the time era, it serves as an ornate enteranceway to the ferries (it has cafes and eateries in it too). Well looked after and to be honest you can't miss it if you are down that end of town.

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Caloundra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Visited Thursday 15th September. What a great use for a beautiful old building at the bottom of Queen Street. It now serves various uses, one being the entrance to the ferry terminal and another home to various places to eat etc.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's a nice attraction to go@ when u are at the waterfront, very well maintained and displays the historic culture of past.. went @ the building had an ice cream.. good place to relax and chill

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Houston, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Ferry building is multipurpose place--catch a ferry, have an ice cream or have a meal. It is well maintained and easy access. You can get Fuller tours here.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is a ferry terminal, connecting northshore area and other Auckland areas. Just check the timing and buy the tickets, very simple. Do take a look around the building and the fences, for architecture and art lovers.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nice bulding kinda reinassance time,,, it was beautiful it looks like that I am in London! ... Love it!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Had coffee here one morning while watching the ferries and all the commuters enter the city. Nice piece of architecture and worth a stop if you're site seeing in Auckland

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Is the hub of the Auckland ferry network. The ferry terminal is composed of two main elements, with an older, and most beautiful part for me, red Edwardian Baroque building, and a modern one. Inside, besides the welcoming attitude of kiwi people, you'l find couple of bars and restaurants to wait your ferry or just sneak around the maritime traffic... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Interesting architecture and history but not particularly mind-blowing. In fact, the whole of the centre of Auckland is busy and dusty.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Located on the waterfront (of course) at the top of Queen Street this is an Edwardian Gothic style building is now filled with restaurants, bars and cafes from which you can watch the commuter ferries and ferries to the Hauraki Gulf islands coming in and out. Interesting if you like character architecture. Have to walk past it to catch a... More 

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