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Smiths Bush Reserve

#2 of 3 things to do in Northcote Features Animals
42 Akoranga Drive | off Northcote Road, Northcote, New Zealand
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Lovely short walk.

A lovely 20 min or so loop walk of about 1 km among varied native trees and plants. All in... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Andy P
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Nowhere, Oklahoma, United States
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Lovely walk

Great to find bush in built up areas in the city. Lovely relaxing walk/run.easy walk, better than... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
PaulaS9177OG
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North Shore City, New Zealand
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30 Apr 2017
“Lovely short walk.”
29 Jul 2016
“Lovely walk”
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42 Akoranga Drive | off Northcote Road, Northcote, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely 20 min or so loop walk of about 1 km among varied native trees and plants. All in boardwalk to avoid damage. There's and informative (if wordy) leaflet in a box just after the start with 40 or so numbered info points. Be...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great to find bush in built up areas in the city. Lovely relaxing walk/run.easy walk, better than just walking thru the streets.

Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have always enjoyed walking through Smith's bush. Wonderful trees and greenery. Well kept walkway too. Ihave often taken visitors from overseas to see this place - they are impressed too

Reviewed 14 December 2015

Take the family and enjoy a quiet and calm bush walk through this lovely environment, bird life is abundant and very different from the usual humdrum of the city.

Reviewed 17 July 2015

I love this walkway! It's elevated through a 'hidden forest' and although you can hear the motorway you feel a mile away! Full of bird life and interesting trees. Power Rangers has even been filmed there! I don't ever go alone though as it's the...More

Reviewed 21 March 2014

This reserve has a board-walked loop for prams, pushchairs and wheelchairs as well as for walkers. Dogs should be on a leash at all times, and should remain on the boardwalk to prevent damage to the plants on each side. On a windy day, the...More

Reviewed 15 February 2012

Smiths Bush Reserve is one of a number of such reserves in Auckland. An area of natural forest preserved in more or less natural state (you don't have walkways in native forest!). The gentle walk takes around one hour. We went in quite a warm...More

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