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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, beautiful beach to hang out, swim during summer or go for a run, long walk etc. Highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cooldude-888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are beautiful! The beach is very clean and blue. You can see a wonderful sunset❤︎ There are very nice bars and restaurants nearby. This is a recommended spot!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Nana0720
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach happens to be my all-time favorite beach to go to. Every time I go here I usually see windsurfers out on the waters, people walking their dogs, kids on the playground and beautiful beachside houses along the beach. There are swings along the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kyrsta_lynn
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Takapuna Beach is a brilliant spot the spend with friends. I visited friends in Auckland in late 2018 and they took me to this beach and we had a great afternoon. Lots of local cafes to grab a bite to eat and shops to explore...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stella_McCurdy
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

We did this walk at dusk on a winter’s afternoon. What a great idea. It was lovely. You do walk across rocks and sand, so sturdy footwear is required. Not suitable for pushchairs.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 4 September 2019

Beautiful beach, lots of wonderful places to have a coffee or cold drink, and beautiful views of the volcano.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Don B
Reviewed 21 August 2019

Takapuna is one of Aucklands most known beaches and really good for just spend a relaxing afternoon (or morning there). It can get quite crowded during the weekends (and summer) but nonetheless it is beautiful and offers nice views of Rangitoto. There is a cosy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lymander
Reviewed 10 June 2019

Takapuna Beach is great for families as there is a great playground in the reserve behind the beach plus it is close to shops. Parking is a challenge though. A level sandy beach with lots of activity going on.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank rob v
Reviewed 2 June 2019

Walk the beach, walk Takapuna and be sure to find the Cafe' at the north end of the beach for an ice cream.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank FelixT21
Reviewed 16 May 2019

I love this beach. The light is gorgeous and it's easily accessible just over the bridge from Auckland. There are all sorts of water activities throughout the week, a great children's playground, a grassy beach-front reserve and dining and watering holes just over the road...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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louisa1956
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Hi. You will find that all the East Coast Bays on the North Shore are quite similar. Takapuna, Devonport and the small village of Brown's Bay all have shopping and supermarkets so food items are always readily available... More
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