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Volunteer Planting Day

The Whakakaiwhara Peninsula, otherwise known as Ryder Regional Park is an often overlooked treasure... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
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A great place for a relaxing walk

I've walked around this park many times. It is still a working farm (on a small scale) has simply... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
David M
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and were surprised to find cars overflowing well down the access road. There evidently was an orienteering event just concluding. Nevertheless we pressed on and found a walk initially level close to the coast and then rising to overlook...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Duders beach is a full tide beach. It is great for young families.Not too deep, Not allowed to take shell fish. Lovely drive around the coast road from Mareatai Beach..

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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

The Whakakaiwhara Peninsula, otherwise known as Ryder Regional Park is an often overlooked treasure in Auckland's back yard. Walking options across farmland that is interspersed with pockets of regenerating bush make this a wonderful place to visit for families, singles and serious walking groups. A...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

I've walked around this park many times. It is still a working farm (on a small scale) has simply stunning views of the gulf from all angles. Not a lot of trees, as it was a farm for a long, long time, but a lot...More

2  Thank David M
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We went for a 2-3 hours walk and covered the Duder park's Blue and Red tracks. One goes through the farm lands and the other around the coastal edges. Beauty of this park is that its perched on a hill and you start from the...More

2  Thank 640ramm
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

One of the few places in New Zealand where you can enjoy the healthy farm animals with blue ocean and grasslands. The peninsula is majestic and has strategically located benches to dig , relax and plunge in the beauty of the landscape. People are conspicuous...More

1  Thank PriyaP928
Reviewed November 22, 2016

We've driven along Maraetai Coast Road south of Auckland several times and never really paid attention to the Duder Regional Park turnoff until recently. Turns out we’d been missing a scenic walk to the remains of an old Pa site (fortified Māori settlement) at the...More

2  Thank OutThere-Kiwi
Reviewed October 22, 2016

one of nzs local little regional parks that make this such an amazing country.....no big scene just a space of beauty that is preserved in time to be enjoyed by families and visitors this disclose to the city and defiantly worth the drive to visit.

Thank 63oliverb
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

When the weather is good this is a great family walk, which you can build a picnic around. There are a few options in walk length depending on the age of the family, lots of climbs and fabulous coastal views. There are toilets at the...More

1  Thank Ben P
Reviewed July 14, 2016

A good place to spend a few hours walking and looking at the views. There are a number of well signposted tracks that you can follow. It is very close to Maratei beach

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November 16, 2016|
Response from 63oliverb | Reviewed this property |
Allow an hour from both locations ....not because it's far but traffic in Auckland at the moment is a real issue unfortunately...... enjoy!! Oh and I would suggest maraitai beach as another cool spot....