Mairangi Bay Loops

The clifftop and beach loop walks starting at Campbells Bay and taking in Mairangi Bay, and Murrays Bay and part of Rothesay Bay on Auckland's North Shore provide stunning views over the Hauraki Gulf and Islands. The beach walkway is dependent on weather and tides (check tides … Continue reading

Beach Haven Coastal Walk

The Beach Haven coastal walk on Auckland's North Shore hugs to the coastline with views to Bayview, Hobsonville Point and the bush that runs alongside the Upper Harbour Highway. The route follows Hellyers Creek, then all the twists and turns of the small mangrove-filled inlets, and through trees … Continue reading

Bayview Giant Kauri Walk

We returned to Bayview on the North Shore to complete a circular walk in a different direction to our previous Bayview Coast and Bush Walk. Today's walk starts off in Lynn Reserve, and heads up a bush filled gully with a small stream, to a giant Kauri tree (over 2 metres in diameter and is … Continue reading

Bayview Coast and Bush Walk

Today we set out to explore the Bayview area near Glenfield on Auckland's North Shore. What a wonderful surprise to find a beautiful bush walk, alongside the Upper Harbour reaches, all part of the Glenfield Coastal Walkway. The walk takes in Manuka Reserve with views of the upper harbour, … Continue reading

Takapuna to Milford Loop Walk

Many walkers on Auckland's North Shore will be familiar with this route.  We start  off from the boat ramp at Takapuna, head along the shore line over sand, rocks and narrow pathways; past beautiful houses that overlook the Hauraki Gulf and Rangitoto Island to Milford, where we head inland along … Continue reading