City from Mission bay

The weather was looking grim and the weather forecast even grimmer. We decided – this morning. It rained on and off, there was a bit of blue sky, and the coffee at De Fontein was very good!

Quick facts about this walk

Start Point: Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay
Track: A mix of level paths, steep paths and steps.
Difficulty: Suitable for most ages and levels of fitness and mobility, designed with flat shoes or running shoes in mind. Not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Buggies/Wheelchairs: Not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Dog Friendly: Yes –On leash only.
Facilities: Chlidren's Playground
Highlights: Wonderful views of Rangitoto, Hauraki Gulf and Auckland City.
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Mission Bay buzzes on sunny summer bays with lots of activity in the water, the foreshore and the cafes. It was still busy today with people braving the rain because it was not that cold. 

This walk takes you along the short beach promenade and up on the clifftops overlooking Hauraki Gulf and the city skyline. You do have to look out for cyclists when you walk along the shared pathway.

Mission Bay fountain

Mission Bay has a great choice of cafes, eateries (Japanese, Indian, Mexican, Italian…) and one special ice-cream parlor! Meet your friends by the fountain and enjoy the fresh salt air by the harbour.

Suggested Cafés: Various along Tamaki Drive
(the coffee is very good at De Fontein 

Map location and how to find Mission Bay

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