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Mount Victoria Reserve

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Address: Kerr Street, Devonport, New Zealand
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What a view!

Love going there for a little walk and relax at the top of the Mount enjoying the view on Rangitoto and the City. I think I prefer it to the Mount Eden view, it's wilder and more... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
BigKiwi31
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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61 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Love going there for a little walk and relax at the top of the Mount enjoying the view on Rangitoto and the City. I think I prefer it to the Mount Eden view, it's wilder and more breathtaking. Always take friends and relatives visiting from overseas to have a classic "mushroom" picture taken :)

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If it isnt too murky it offers great views across to Auckland and the bays. THe walk will get you moderately breathless if you are in decent fitness so not too challenging. Worth the effort.

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Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had less than a day to spend in Auckland before flying home to Australia, so I caught the bus from the airport to the city (about $32 NZD return), and then another free shuttle down to the Harbour. Here I caught a ferry across to Devonport, which was a short trip and in itself, a quaint little town. I... More 

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Thank Jessica W
South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This hill has absolutely stunning views in all directions. On a clear day the view across to Auckland city is fantastic, while the view across Hauraki bay is amazing. There is a road that leads to the top, alternatively it takes about 15-30 minutes to walk to the top.

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Thank Nomad422
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Mt Victoria has one of the most spectacular views of Auckland, sitting on the edge of Devonport you can see the City and many of the islands in the Auckland Harbour. It is very easy to get too. You can take a ferry to Devonport from the City Ferry Building in downtown Auckland and walk through the shops, on your... More 

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Thank athenry22
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

The climb up the hill is not too difficult and the view is worth it. The old fortifications are interesting.

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Thank Kerry C
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

You can walk or drive up the mount. Lots of places to sit out of the breeze and stunning city and Rangitoto views.

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Thank sally c
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The view from the top is just stunning. It's worth it for the incredible landscape. The weather changes in NZ, so if needs be and it's raining, go have a coffee and it'll be sunny by the time you go up!

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Thank Gem M
Devonport, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Peaceful and quiet, this hill has a very nice view of all of Devonport, and the city too. Great for tourists, an amazing place to go with family. There is a road going up, so you can drive up, or just walk up as there is a path going up and stairs. Very nice.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Really interesting area with great views across to the city. You can drive up to the top if you don't fancy the walk. There's lots of old defences up there, even one of the old guns that would have been used to protect the port. The small vents from the underground bunkers that stick out above ground are painted like... More 

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