The walk west follows the cliff tops with fantastic views of Point England Reserve, Tahuna Torea, Rangitoto and Mount Wellington.

It’s been a while since we had visited Half Moon Bay; the last time there was a lot of building work going on.

Half Moon Bay West

Quick facts about this walk

Walk time: approx. 1 hour
Distance: about 4.7 kms
Start from: Half Moon Bay Marina off Ara-Tai Road
Track: Mainly level paths, some steps and steep slopes.
Difficulty: Suitable for users of average fitness and mobility.
Highlights: Views of Tamaki Estuary, Point England Reserve, Tahuna Torea, Rangitoto, Mt Wellington. Wetlands, Pukeko birds habitat.
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We were prompted by Brett to return – this is his suggestion “A great one to commute to by ferry, go for a walk & check out the cafes, restaurants & bar at Half Moon Bay Marina, even a supermarket at the marina. Best kept secret, free push bikes available from Grangers Taphouse & Kitchen!” Thanks for the tip, Brett!

Check the ferry timetable on the AT website: Half Moon Bay ferry service it leaves from downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal.

Photos from my walk along the Half Moon Bay West

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