The walk takes in Manuka Reserve with views of the Upper Harbour, Hobsonville Point and native bush. Not only are there stands of manuka trees (tea trees) beside the estuary, but inland within Leigh Scenic Reserve, there are kauri trees and palms.

Lovely view on the Bayview Coast and Bush Walk

Quick facts about this walk

Walk time: approx. 1 hour
Distance: about 5.0 kms
Start: Lynn Road, Bayview near Glenfield
Track: Bush track, steps, inclines and board walks.
Difficulty: Muddy in places when wet. Suitable for users of average fitness and mobility.
Highlights: Native bush, small waterfalls, views across Auckland Harbour to Hobsonville Point, native birds.
Dog Friendly: Yes – Dogs on leash
Facilities: Two childrens playgrounds.
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This circular walk is mostly bush with only a small section of street footpaths.  It is suitable for families, with two places to stop at playgrounds. Dogs must be kept on leash.

Parts of this track were closed due to Kauri Dieback, but they are all open now.

Map location and how to find Bayview Coast and Bush Walk

Photos from my walk along the Bayview Coast and Bush Walk

Comments on Bayview Coast and Bush Walk


Thank you for this it is invaluable. How do you get to the Bayview bush walk? Is this detail part of your description. I can’t see it.


Hello Anne,
We only did the walk yesterday and I will be writing the directions, map etc. for the downloadable brochure tomorrow.
Would you like to let me know when it is done?
Many thanks,

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