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I love the beach!

You wouldn't think this is Auckland if you're an Aucklander. This place is beautiful and easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BonChuang
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Auckland, New Zealand
Not long enough

We did the Settlers Valley circuit walk. took us 1hr 37min. approx 4.3km. its a fairly easy walk... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
D5059XXandrem
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You wouldn't think this is Auckland if you're an Aucklander. This place is beautiful and easy to walk. There are some muddy areas but if you're prepared for that, it is full of fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BonChuang
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We did the Settlers Valley circuit walk. took us 1hr 37min. approx 4.3km. its a fairly easy walk. only a couple of slopes/hills. we went early one Saturday morning. Thick fog was sitting over the Manukau harbour and the entire park so we decided to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank D5059XXandrem
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Magnificent Park with clean modern facilities, a great view, and several pleasant near-level walks. The camping area was well presented and the picnic areas were quite lovely.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bevan H
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I went camping here with a friend and we had a neat time in this simple but beautifully located campsite. Clean as possible long drop loos , no shower but we took a little solar with us which worked a treat. Night sky incredible. Camped...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank annamichele_12
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The park has an excellent group of picnic tables on the upper level under cool shade trees. The walk along the beach is short and easy with lots to see. The old Brooks homestead is an interesting landmark next to the camp ground. The walk...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jdarcyAuckland
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the park and were the only ones there! Admittedly it was the middle of winter and a storm was coming! This is a beautiful spot; lovely white sand beaches and farm land to wander over. There are a couple of trails you can...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Neil B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I visited the Lighthouse for the first time with 6 young-at-heart ladies, for most of us it was our first visit. The weather was overcast and as we left it started to rain. Another must-see to tick off the bucket list. The pics taken really...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank shirlenetata
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You can enjoy this park in many ways, walking, swimming, birdwatching, camping and so on. We only a couple of hours there but it is a place that you can stay for a few days.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Haubert_F
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Fascinating clear water beach. This place is unique in it's own way. Birds, fish, trees everything is a bit different than the other regional parks in auckland. This place definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Profulla S. S
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A good place to visit, safe white sand beach. Can walk through the park and explore. There is farmland and wet lands. The beach is a lovely harbour beach with pohutakawa trees along the edge. Pick up picnic supplies at Waiuku on the way out...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank jadagreen
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