The Hobsonville Point Walkway circumnavigates a newly developed area of Auckland. Much of the walkway follows the foreshore and offers pictureque harbour views . This is a walk of variety – parks, developments, wharf and historic homes.Continue reading Hobsonville Point walkway
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Walkways that can be used by mobility scooters
Recently we were asked “please let me know which walks are suitable for my mobility scooter as most seem to have steps”.
As many people already know, Auckland is built on a volcano landscape, hence there are many hills. Most walkways have steps and/or steep inclines and declines which make the paths unsuitable for mobility scooters.
There are very few loop walkways that are flat. We have made a list of possibilities here: Flat walks in Auckland . We cannot guarantee that there are no steps or other hazards for mobility scooters. Hopefully you will have an able bodied friend who is able to scout the route for you beforehand.
Pram friendly walks
Auckland’s terrain is mainly hilly so it can be difficult to find flat walks that are buggy and pram friendly. So many walkways are either steep or have steps. Which makes it difficult for wheelchairs and mobility scooters too.Continue reading Pram friendly walks