The ferry run to Devonport is a great way to see the bustling waterfront and port of Auckland and take in great views of the ... More
The ferry run to Devonport is a great way to see the bustling waterfront and port of Auckland and take in great views of the city skyline. The destination is Torpedo Wharf on the Devonport foreshore. Devonport is reminiscent of a quaint English seaside village with lots of interesting shops, cafes and restaurants. A walk up North Head is rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the city and outer gulf islands.
Mount Victoria, at 87 meters, is a 10 15 minute walk from the Devonport ferry terminal. Maori fortifications can still
be seen Takarunga, "the hill above", was an important Maori Pa or fortress site. French navigator Dumont D'Urville recognized ...
At 260 meters (850 feet), Rangitoto is Auckland's largest and youngest volcano. It last erupted 600 years ago and is
covered in regenerating bush, (including some extensive Pohutukawa forests), and barren lava flows. Views from the summit are exquisite ...
The steps of this museum offer splendid views over the Cenotaph forecourt to the Domain , the city and Waitemata
Harbour beyond. The museum houses New Zealand's largest collection of Maori and Pacific Island taonga (treasures); fantastic interactive discovery ...