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Orakei Basin

Orakei Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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City Fringe walk & awesome views.

The Hobson Bay walk way tool us just 2 hours to complete at an easy pace. We had great weather and... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Dokta430
,
Perth, Australia
Must do walk

Nice loop walk which can be started at either meadowbank or orakei station. Good for runners too... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Aspi123
,
Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“tui” (2 reviews)
“bush” (3 reviews)
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Orakei Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

The Hobson Bay walk way tool us just 2 hours to complete at an easy pace. We had great weather and the views were magnificent. The raised wooden walkways were wide & great for everyone. Lots of work gone into making these family friendly.

Thank Dokta430
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Nice loop walk which can be started at either meadowbank or orakei station. Good for runners too . The basin always has water.

Thank Aspi123
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location of water, water skiing, 🐶 dogs playing, with Tui singing and bush to walk though! It's our family's favourite place to take our dog off lead. Highly recommended for a lively walk with your dog in the middle of the city!

Thank TracyLSt
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning, peaceful and an opportunity to meet the locals. Great coffee stops with 5 mins of the Basin. The Benson Road Deli or the Shore Road Cafe.

Thank SpecialMemories
Reviewed 23 August 2016

about halfway between Rotorua and Taupo but well signposted is this local run Thermal park. There is a reasonable car park and a cafe/reception area where you buy tickets to cross on ferry. The thermal park has access paths to walk upon throughout with boiling...More

Thank mcb5022
Reviewed 23 June 2016

A lovely walk round the basin - I read an article where it said it was suitable for strollers but with the amount of steps involved I would caution those who possibly have a double stroller. Good walk with peaceful and lovely surroundings

Thank NZcouple_12
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful and beautiful basin, highly recommended to have a nice walk around the basin, or walk the dog. You can also do some water activities if you have the required items

Thank Cédric C
Reviewed 2 July 2015

A lovely peaceful spot down the hill from the hustle and bustle of Newmarket. The kids loved watching the trains come along 'through the water'.

Thank Carolineandkarl
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

The walk around the basin takes 1-2 hrs. The council have improved the walkways a lot, and now there are some cool over the water walkways. There are bush sections and open sections to see the lagoon as well. Sometimes there is water skiers for...More

Thank ReubenMcC
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Off the train at Meadowbank and joined the boardwalk. Bird life abundant. The Pied Shags on the bare tree made a fantastic photo!

Thank Llewellyn R
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