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Best Way to get from Takapuna to Milford Bay

Not the main Coast-to-Coast Walkway but a great Auckland coastal walk. Starting from Takapuna (convenient car park area at the bottom of the Promenade) the walk to Milford Bay... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the main Coast-to-Coast Walkway but a great Auckland coastal walk. Starting from Takapuna (convenient car park area at the bottom of the Promenade) the walk to Milford Bay takes 45 minutes for the average walker. It does, however, have some challenging rock area during the first 10-15 minutes which have been made considerably worse by Takapuna Council (?) surprisingly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend that everyone who visits Auckland does this walk. The 16km walk takes you from Onehunga to the Viaduct Harbour (or vice-versa but I'd recommend finishing in the city) and you pass through or near most of TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet's top "Things to Do": Viaduct Harbour, Mt Eden, One Tree Hill, Auckland Museum, Albert Park, Auckland's Domain... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to doing this portion of the Te Araroa Trail through Auckland City. Alas the signage is very poor - we spent majority of our time looking for the signs, which were inconsistent at best & often missing or hidden at worst. Backtracked several times to discover the sign was hidden or turned around or faded.... More 

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Thank ExplorerMeg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing walk. Took us 4 hours and we didn't rush. Signs were easy to follow. I would suggest onehunga- Auckland way as you can see the sky tower if you get lost haha.

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Thank Gem M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We did this walk from onehunga to the city. We started at 7am and got to town at 1030. We have a moderate to good fitness level. It was a fantastic walk and the weather was cloudy but we still had a good view. We just had a few probs with following signs. Some trees blocked the signage and sometimes... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

An absolutely free and marvelous way to explore Auckland. A vigorous walk with urban scenery, volcano hikes, monuments, parks and seaside. What's not to like? Bring a well charged phone or map in case you need to orient yourself to find the trail.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A great way to view Auckland and to get fit at the same time. More healthy than a Hop on a Bus Experience! No need to rush - enjoy!

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Thank Keith P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

16 km in 4 hours...well it took us way longer, but only because the viewing points were soooo amazing, that we had no other option than to take at least 100 photos. So if you wanna see a little bit more of Auckland than just downtown, this tour is definitely the right way for you. And the sunset on the... More 

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I visit family every year from the UK, and have now done this walk about four times in each direction. I would agree about the signs (I am just back from today's walk and still went wrong once), so a map is a must for the first time. The views are stunning, and the whole walk takes four hours, or... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

What a great walk! The only complaint I have is there are a few places where the signage could be better.

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