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Instead of a trip that takes the entire weekend, it was time for the Sunset Kayak Tour. We had to be at the Auckland Ferry building at 5pm where the driver picked us up. The driver brought us to Saint Heliers. From Saint Heliers we were going to kayak to Browns Island. That’s something like 4 kilometres, which is great because the weather conditions were absolutely good.
After setting everything up at Saint Heliers it was time to go to Browns Island. We arrived at Browns Island in approximately 45 minutes. I’m not completely sure, because time was flying. When we arrived at Browns Island we were getting some drinks first. After that we went out to the highest point on Browns Island. From this point we were able to see everything on Browns Island. We could also see Rangitoto and of course Auckland as the city itself. After about an hour we saw the sunset. To see the sun going down behind the city of Auckland is so amazing. Seeing things such as the Sky Tower from a distance, when the sun is going down is unbelievable beautiful.
After the sunset we went back to the beach. Our kayaking tour guide fired up his mobile barbeque to serve us some food. After the barbeque it was slowly time to go back. At that moment it was almost completely dark outside and that was together with watching the sunset the best part of this trip. We were kayaking in the dark under the starry sky. When we looked in front of us, we could see Auckland’s city centre.
Studenttrips, once again thanks for an amazing trip!
Thanks for everyone that came and had a good time.
Blog and pictures courtesy of Timo Koen!
To join this trip and more be sure to see our website at http://www.studenttrips.co.nz