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North Head Historic Reserve

Takarunga Rd. | Devonport, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 800 868 774
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“great views” (32 reviews)
“stone kitchen” (6 reviews)
Takarunga Rd. | Devonport, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 800 868 774
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Reviewed yesterday

The hill affords great views of Auckland,but the underground rooms and history of them was what we came for.Luckily, we had a New Zealander with us to guide us through and share its history with us.We also had a flashlight which proved helpful in the...More

Thank hellp842
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great vantage point for panoramic views of Auckland City and the Hauraki Gulf. Pleasant walks at different levels. A very good movie of the history, in a building at the top. Take the ferry to Devonport for breakfast or lunch, walk to North Head,...More

Thank rockycoco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here each time we visit Auckland. The views are great and it is fun for adults and kids alike to explore the gun pits and underground storage areas.

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were taken here after a lovely leisurely brekkie in Devonport by our NZ friends. On approach it looked just like another lookout style walk. However the North head is an historic military site and inside the hill are a maze of dark, well kept...More

Thank madmotherwhoscraps
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

If you park in the North Head car park and walk the circuit via the caves / tunnels you will see some awesome views of Auckland Harbour, military history and beaches. Would recommend.

Thank FelixOC
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I'm a photographer so wanted to find a place that could provide a good view to take some shots of the city. We drove here not knowing exactly what we'd find but what a great little surprise. The park is on a hill giving you...More

Thank gl0baltraveler
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

North Head provides stunning views for adults and tunnels for the kids to explore. There's even a very narrow dead-end tunnel that spooked the kids. At the Stone Kitchen there's a good 15 minute film on the history of North Head. It has computer simulations...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Lived here most of my life but never visited till recently. Interesting to see what was put in place over 100 years ago

Thank Regan F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Caught a ferry from the city to Devonport and walked to this historic reserve site. 10 Minutes from the ferry terminal - once there, it's quite a climbed but with fantastic view of Auckland harbour. Great place for lunch and walk about but must prepared...More

Thank cooldude-888
Reviewed 8 August 2017

fanatstic place if you have vistors from overseas,easy parking,good views,nice places to eat ,great shops a good day out and great even if its pissing down,get down there you will enjoy it,

Thank Gary M
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