Mangere Bridge Walks

Mangere Bridge Village is a great little spot to start exploring Auckland's Manukau Harbour area  on our loop walks. There is a rich variety of things to see - with over 10 volcanic craters and cones, as well as Ambury Park Farm, shore birds and the esplanade. You may wish to connect two or … Continue reading

Half Moon Bay East

This walk at Half Moon Bay explores the parks and reserves to the east, and then heads down to Eastern Beach. On a sunny day at high tide it is quite beautiful! The new-ish boardwalk, is a great finishing touch as you return to Half Moon Bay. It was very busy at the Half Moon Bay cafes today - … Continue reading

Mangere Esplanade Loop Walk

It was a treat to walk along Kiwi Esplanade (Mangere Bridge) at high tide in the sunshine this morning. We had clear views to One Tree Hill and nearby Mangere Mountain, and sighted the migratory South Island Pied Oyster Catchers sitting on the rocks and reserves. It's always a pleasure to … Continue reading

Conifer Grove Circuit

The walk along Conifer Grove Esplanade offers views across Manukau Harbour north to Wattle Downs and south to Karaka. We met friendly chatty people along the shared walkway/cyclway, many with dogs and children in tow (there is a good selection of children's playgrounds in the … Continue reading

Kingsland-Mt Eden Loop

This Auckland walk takes you from Kingsland Train Station (with views of Mt Albert), touches the city end of Dominion Road, Eden Quarter, and through the suburban streets of Mt Eden, to Mt Eden Village and return. You can enjoy the tree lined footpaths and beautiful old homes.  And this walk … Continue reading