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Ponsonby

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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
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US$ 29.35*
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Auckland Downtown and Waterfront Walking Tour
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US$ 55.03*
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Private Tour: Half-Day Auckland Scenic Tour
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Ponsonby, i love you!

13 years ago i lived in Ponsonby and fell in love. Coming back now, this feelings have not changed. Ponsonby is great as ever, to me the best place in Auckland. Along Ponsonby... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

13 years ago i lived in Ponsonby and fell in love. Coming back now, this feelings have not changed. Ponsonby is great as ever, to me the best place in Auckland. Along Ponsonby road you will find lots a great bars, restaurants or coffee shops. If you are interested in shopping you will find great places here. Don`t forget to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place to hit the cafe and meet up with family. Little and Friday a definate recommendation if you like rich food!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying on Jervois Road in the Three Lamps area, so we walked half-way down Ponsonby Road and admired the shops. Many had attractive store fronts but we felt the things for sale were expensive compared to downtown. We found that the green City Link bus covered all of Ponsonby Road and takes you in a loop connecting you... More 

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Thank Staidthere
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Auckland suburb is so trendy and fun! So many great pubs, cafes and restaurants to visit! Also a great place for a few drinks!

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Brisbane, Queensland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our walk from the City and strolled down Ponsonby Road stopping off for great coffee, (and there is plenty of choice)breakfast and wandering into the gorgeous shopping precinct and Village Market. All high Quality eating houses and boutiques are definitely worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Grey Lynn and did the 20 minute walk to Ponsonby, but caught the bus back. Good range of shops, lots of cafés, a big supermarket. We walked from one end to the other and found a great place(arcade) to pick up provisions for antipasto plate, cheese, meats, pate etc

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gentrification of this nner city suburb has brought many quality shops - boutiques to restaurants and everything in between. Ponsonby Central is a delightful mix of shops, cafes and fresh food outlets.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ponsonby is a beautiful suburb of Auckland and if people are into art decor,galleries, quaint up-market shops, eateries & cafes its not to be missed. Although overall consensus is the area can be a little expensive, walking around and taking in this beautiful area is free. We walked from the city center (CBD) taking in the views roughly for about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked from the CBD into Ponsonby to pass a quiet day. You will be met with lovely (and topographic) parks, strange statues and street art, mixed in with boutique bars, pubs and restaurants. Shopping is also nice. I recommend walking through the back streets as there are very unique houses.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ponsonby itself is beautiful and in a great location with access to most anywhere in the city pretty conveniently. Though a bit expensive, I stayed in a hostel that was still well priced and enjoyed the hell out of my time there. Want to go downtown? There's buses running about every ten minutes or you can take the easy 20... More 

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