Local Activities


Ferry to CBD: from here you can go to other parts of Auckland i.e. Birkenhead or Half Moon Bay. There are many trips to the outlying islands, Rangitoto, Tiritiri Matangi, Waiheke where there are wineries and great cafes and restaurants. Kawau Island to name a few.

Art Galleries and Antique shops

Churches: most denominations

Historic Walks: Wonderful views from North Head and Mt Victoria and especially at night the view from Mt Victoria is spectacular.

Clydesdale Wagon: this is drawn by 2 beautiful Clydesdale Horses and is a lovely way to see the village.

Devonport Tours: Wonderful views from North Head and Mt Victoria and especially at night the view from Mt Victoria is spectacular. On the Lunch Tour see the sights and a buffet lunch at McHughs of Cheltenham situated on the beach front. Dinner Tours are available which include Mt Victoria and buffet dinner at the Watermark Restaurant overlooking the Waitemata Harbour. Segway Tours available from ferry terminal.

Golf: An 18 hole flat course is only 10 minutes distance with tennis courts nearby, Fishing tours are available and you can also fish from the wharf. We have the rod and all you need is the bait!

Information Centre: In the main street is a great source of things to do and see.



Nearest Towns

Auckland, Takapuna, Orewa, Warkworth (40 minutes drive). There are many suburbs with shopping centres and beaches such as Milford, Mairangi Bay, Browns Bay etc.


Fullers Cruises.. Hauraki Gulf tours going to Waiheke, Rangitoto, Kawau, Great Barrier, Tiri Matangi and other outer islands


Helicopter Flights


Auckland Art Gallery.. CBD

Auckland Museum at the Auckland domain


Auckland Zoo at Western Springs


Kelly Tarltons on the Auckland Waterfront, Orakei


Maritime Museum at the Viaduct CBD


Navy Museum on Spring St., Devonport

Sky City CBD casino, theatre, hotels, restaurants and bungy jumping

Auckland Harbour Bridge conducted walks and bungee jumping are extremely popular

Victoria Park Market

Explore.. Parnell, Newmarket and Ponsonby Great restaurants and shopping

Explore North Head.. Mount Victoria and Mt Cambria which can be reached via Church St or Vauxhall Rd.

Sunday Market.. Every sunday early until midday at the Takapuna carpark. Here is sold a variety of fruit, vegetables, flowers, fish, bread, plants, clothing, bric-a brac, even the odd souvenirs.

North : A trip to Warkworth to the Galleries & Cafes and Mahurangi Peninsular where there are many wineries and galleries.

Waiwera Thermal Pools, Whangarei, Bay of Islands, Kerikeri, Waiopua Kauri Forest.

South : Pokeno, Hamilton, Coromandel, Rotorua, Tauranga & Bay of Plenty to Taupo.

West : Vineyards and black sand beaches, Huapai, Kumeu, Helensville (Parakai hot pools) , Piha, Muriwai, Gannet colony

East : Eastern beaches and harbour cruises on the glorious Waitemata Harbour and the Hauraki Gulf.