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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely walk, lots of boats and yatchs to see, lovely views over the bay, well arranged platforms and walk ways

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank T5507OOpatrickn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to explore after visiting Cheltenham Beach - you will find great descriptions of the disappearing cannons and explore hidden tunnels. If you have flash light, do bring it along as some areas are really dark!! We aimed to walk back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catch the ferry from the city to Devonport, along Kind Edward Parade(30 minutes). You'll enjoy great views of the city, the Hauraki Gulf in all it's beauty - excellent for photography, easy waking for the whole family. Cheltenham beach beckons for a swim or head...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank visit453
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was very surprised how quiet it was, the views are spectacular and the history extremely interesting. Definitely well worth the visit if you get the chance

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brettc13579
Reviewed November 11, 2018

hi, here you can walk around the north head,see the army barracks and walk through the tunnels. good views of Rangitoto island and a good View of Auckland City.good foot ware is needed.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We climbed and were not disappointed with the views. Simply stunning. Not a difficult climb but a little fitness is required. The views out to the ocean are stunning. We had a wander through the tunnels which were a little spooky but amazing to experience....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect spot for families and a picnic on a nice day. The views are just breathtaking and the beautiful sound of the plentiful Tui birds make it a piece of paradise. So worth the visit. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scenic800033
Reviewed November 3, 2018

While in Auckland, we went to Devonport to walk around and have lunch, then went to North Head. There were extensive tunnels for the former military installation, and walking trails with great views of Auckland. It was a nice history lesson and a good walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank letrips66
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Well worth a visit on a fine day. Many walking tracks and viewpoints over the inner harbour and the Rangitoto channel. Military tunnels and earthworks. Disappearing gun covering the harbour entrance. Parking half way up or nearby streets. I was amazed at the amount of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Adrian M
Reviewed September 16, 2018

When in Auckland, take the ferry across to the quaint village of Devonport and then climb to the summit of North Head for some pretty amazing views of the harbour and the city. a MUST DO!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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angelamarie145
March 29, 2018|
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Response from rhonjb | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay answering. It is a bit of a steep walk up, but there is car access. Beautiful views from the top so well worth the effort and time either way.
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