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North Head Historic Reserve

Takarunga Rd. | Devonport, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 800 868 774
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Takarunga Rd. | Devonport, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 800 868 774
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to go and explore and investigate old battle implements and tunnels (some are open). You need to have some reasonable fitness to climb the hill but it's worth it for the stunning views over the harbour and Auckland.

Thank Eor O
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting tunnels and gun emplacements. Fantastic views of Auckland from here, so definitely worth taking a good camera along

Thank NigelStn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful nest of tunnels and wonderful views of the Hauraki Gulf and Waitemata Harbour. Really enjoyed our last day trip here!

Thank dragostesun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. A free attraction and so many places to explore! Great views of the city but with hidden extras! We found lots of abandoned and empty bunkers back from the war days, we also happened upon a hidden cave with stunning views...More

Thank Natasha P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What fun we had, and in the wet weather too, exploring these tunnels! I'd recommend taking a torch so you can feel safe with your footing inside the darkness. It was a rather steep climb up the track... but coming back down we went via...More

Thank ForeverYoung50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favourite place in the world; such wonderful walks and adventures to be had. The tunnels are great, and the sea walk is without a doubt the best short walk in the world.

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hill affords great views of Auckland,but the underground rooms and history of them was what we came for.Luckily, we had a New Zealander with us to guide us through and share its history with us.We also had a flashlight which proved helpful in the...More

Thank hellp842
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A great vantage point for panoramic views of Auckland City and the Hauraki Gulf. Pleasant walks at different levels. A very good movie of the history, in a building at the top. Take the ferry to Devonport for breakfast or lunch, walk to North Head,...More

Thank rockycoco
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We come here each time we visit Auckland. The views are great and it is fun for adults and kids alike to explore the gun pits and underground storage areas.

Thank David S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were taken here after a lovely leisurely brekkie in Devonport by our NZ friends. On approach it looked just like another lookout style walk. However the North head is an historic military site and inside the hill are a maze of dark, well kept...More

Thank madmotherwhoscraps
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