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mezza's Port Reviews of Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin
Celebrity Solstice cruise in March 2013
Member Name: mezza
Cruise Date: March 2013
Embarkation: Auckland
Destination: Australia & New Zealand
Member Review: mezza's Celebrity Solstice Review
Port Rating: 3.0 out of 5+
heaps to do from here, like Rotorua and Taupo (only 1.5 hrs drive if you hire a car) but if you just want to wander locally, a must -do is the base walk around Mt Maunganui. If you are agile and fit you can do the summit where you will have beautiful views. We did the latter when we stayed around there pre-cruise and the base walk, we did from the ship. We are both 65+ and reasonably fit but you will still have sore calf muscles after the summit walk!!

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City Tour Rating: 3.0 out of 5+
the rain and wind were exception that day so I wont comment other than to say we got as good as we were able to get on that day

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City Tour Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
driving over the hills to Christchurch was wonderful the scenery is just so exquisite. Seeing Christchurch city centre in ruins was really sad but we would want to go back and see it a yr later as progress is happening v slowly. The container mall was worth seeing - a little joy amidst the sadness

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City Tour Rating: 3.0 out of 5+
would have liked to have done other excursions such as the railways but all were very expensive - maybe next time

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