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St. Helier's Bay

Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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“mission bay” (36 reviews)
“tamaki drive” (12 reviews)
“village feel” (4 reviews)
Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

One of many beaches to stop off and admire. A beautiful winters day after all our Wellington rain! Nice drive around Tamaki Drive and to stop and enjoy the scenery.

Thank PaulineTAntrum
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

St Helier's Bay is always a great place to come to. It's a lot less touristy compared to Mission Bay and has a more village feel to the little township. There a nice group of cafes and restaurants and take-away places so every budget is...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nice beach that has a walkway along the perimeter. The walkway goes from the one end of the beach to the cliff face. Quite a large area to swim and just sit on the beach. The Cliff end also has a few rocks that goes...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 16 August 2017

One of the most central and popular beaches in Auckland also many cafes and restaurants,housing is expensive in this up market area

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

On a beautiful sunny day nothing beats a coffee or an icecream at the beach. One of our favourite spots in Auckland!

Thank kiwis-in-UK
Reviewed 8 August 2017

As I am a local I am bias but if you are visiting Auckland, this is a must visit. Great restaurants, views etc. Family friendly

Thank leannen2017
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Lovely to stroll along the beach on a nice day and then eat at one of the many numerous food places in the village.

Thank sweetpeapb1
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Lovely high end town. Beautiful place for a run, bike, day at the beach or water activity. Plenty of restaurants around.

Thank Jeanne P
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We walked from Mission Bay to St Heliers it is a very nice flat walk and any body can do this. The main street is on the water and lots of eateries to take in the view

Thank 792Carol_H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Best place to enjoy an auckland Beach if you dont want to be in the busy Mission Bay area this Beach is perfect, great bars and cafes as well.

Thank Janine B
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Response from Keith P | Reviewed this property |
It is a lovely walk on a fine day, approximately 90-110 minutes, with many opportunities to photograph the coastline and other features. On the way a visit to Kelly Tarlton's Sea World would increase the time spent in the... More