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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
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
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
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.
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.
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