A glorious day after very rough weather earlier this week made the walk today very enjoyable. The sun shone on the full tide, which encouraged me to take many photos as we walked around Westhaven Drive and under the Harbour Bridge.

Quick facts about this walk

Walk time: approx. 60 minutes
Distance: about 5.4 kms
Parking: Carparks in Westhaven Drive
Track: A mix of level paths, one lot of steep steps.
Difficulty: Suitable for users of average fitness and mobility. Running shoes suitable.
Highlights: Auckland City views, Rangitoto Island views, harbour views, Harbour Bridge.
Dog Friendly: Off leash dog exercise area in Point Erin Park.
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This Auckland walk not only has fabulous views, it is mostly flat (apart from the steep steps at Jacob’s Ladder. Victoria Park has a great children’s playground and skate park, and there are beautiful old homes to enjoy.

There is also a dog off leash area along the way. Victoria Park Markets have been upgraded with cafes and a few retail stores.

deck walkpath Point Erin and Auckland Harbour Walk

 The Westhaven Promenade forms part of a 20km continuous walkway and cycleway that runs from Herne Bay in the west to Tamaki Drive in the east. 

This walk is a shorter version of my Westhaven Path Loop walk which takes in the Viaduct. 

Dogs – this walk includes an off leash dog exercise area in Point Erin Park.

We stopped at the Buyo Cafe for a coffee in the sun, overlooking the moored yachts – bliss!  I didn’t want to leave…

Photos from my walk along the Point Erin and Auckland Harbour Walk

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