The skies were blue and the water still in the harbour, with just a little mist left around the edges. I had not explored Northcote Point before (it would have been a fine vantage point for the previous night’s fireworks display). 

Quick facts about this walk

Walk time: approx. 1 hour and 10 mins
Distance: about 5.85 kms
Highlights: Auckland City views, Waitemata Harbour views, Harbour bridge foundations. See if you can spot Mt Eden, Mt Victoria and the Chelsea Sugar Refinery.
Track: A mix of level paths and steep paths/steps.
Difficulty: Suitable for users of average fitness and mobility.
Facilities: Children's Playground
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The Hobbiton Movie Set Day Tour - Ex Auckland

The Hobbiton Movie Set Day Tour - From Auckland

We had not prepared a route – it was a discovery walk and we were well rewarded. Views of Auckland City. Dwarfed by the pylons of the Auckland Harbour Bridge. A new-found path along the motorway. And an interesting mix of old and new residential homes. Plus children’s playgrounds as a reward for children. All made for a fun walk.

Clarence Rd Eatery is a local favourite in Northcote Point along this walk. Next to the iconic Bridgeway Theatre, and with ample parking. They offer Allpress coffee, hand-made breakfast, brunch and lunch menus 7 days a week, and bistro-style dining Wednesday to Sunday evenings.

Photos from my walk along the Northcote Point and Auckland Harbour Bridge

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