Another beautiful sunny, calm winter’s day in Auckland! The harbour water was dazzling as we walked along the Wynyard Quarter waterfront and the Viaduct Basin.
This walk is a flat one that is great for visitors to Auckland and families who enjoy Auckland’s maritime theme.
The circuit we walked took in many interesting sites- from the new open spaces, fishing boats, trams, opening bridges and fish markets to the super yachts and harbour-side bars and restaurants.
The walking route is also suitable for prams/buggies and dog walkers (on leash only).
The new Wynyard Quarter Stage One opened for business in August 2011. As the Wynyard Quarter expands, there will be more to see and do. So it’s worthwhile coming back often to view progress.
Verdict: Lots to see and do. Fun for children. Easy for push chairs and wheel chairs.
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This walk can be linked together with the Point Erin and Auckland Harbour walk for a longer walk starting from the Ferry Building/Britomart and taking in Victoria Park markets.
Nearby Attractions: Auckland Fish Market (cnr Jellicoe and Daldy Streets) Voyager Maritime Museum
Description: mainly a level path. Suitable for users of average fitness and mobility. Suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
To see: Auckland harbour views, Rangitoto Island views, bridges, yachts
Time: approx. 45 minutes. Plus time for lingering(about 3.89 kms)
Start: Off Halsey/Beaumont Streets or from Britomart MAP
Wynyard Quarter (3.89km)$1.95
Stay on track…get your detailed guide and map over at our Walks Store (AC-044 Wynyard Quarter & Viaduct Harbour Loop walk) and our Book Store (one of 12 walks featured in our book “Coastal part 1”).