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St. Helier's Bay

Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

A great place for a walk on the beach or promenade. Good shops and cafes, good shade and wonderful for sun.

Thank MWoods666
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am lucky, I live here. Being an avid traveller I am still impressed with the trip to and from the city of Auckland along Tamaki Drive. The many beaches, the views to Rangttoto and Browns island, and the Pohutukawa trees with their Xmas flowers...More

Thank Philsadvice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful walking beach with lovely cafes and restaurants in a fun upbeat area. Highly recommend taking the opportunity to hang out here and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Wildflower233
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth stopping to have a stroll, relax and have a bite to eat. Lovely views accross the bay. We would stop in the future to take in the atmosphere and beauty of the area.

Thank hammr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I visit Auckland, by hosts and I take a long, brisk walk along the shore at St. Helier's Bay, along with many locals of all ages and levels of fitness: runners, walkers, dog walkers, surfers, strollers, etc. People greet each other with friendliness. After...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of shops, peaceful vibe, great beach. Enjoyable to visit. Great library and bakery directly across from it.

Thank agentall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always such a nice to place to visit, so relaxing and stunning views. Plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from or bakery to buy a takeaway and sit on the grass or the beach and enjoy the scene.

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Lively drive from Auckland around the bay. Beautiful coastal views and some superb little cafes and restaurants to stop in, sit down and soak up the views.

Thank M0j3
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Driving or by bus St. Heller's bay invites to stay while enjoying the very best offers, for every one some thing is around the corner of the beach, sea. Like the restaurants, shops or cafes. Quietly enjoy the silent shore experiencing nature...in its magnitude.

Thank Marie-Jeanne V
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

St Heliers is lovely. Good boutique shopping, great cafes and restaurants. A very popular beachside suburb especially in summer. Worth a drive to and look around.

Thank Ah62
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Response from Keith P | Reviewed this property |
It is a lovely walk on a fine day, approximately 90-110 minutes, with many opportunities to photograph the coastline and other features. On the way a visit to Kelly Tarlton's Sea World would increase the time spent in the... More