On the eastern side of the Peninsula, specially created salt marsh wetlands on the lower terrace at Harbourview – Orangihina provide natural habitat to an abundant wildlife (fern birds, New Zealand Dotterel, oystercatchers, herons, Caspina terns, godwit and varous gulls).

Te Atatu view and bench seat
Te Atatu view and bench seat

Quick facts about this walk

Distance: 6.25km loop walk
Track Quality: Mainly level paths – a mixture of paved, loose metal and boardwalks
Caution: Puddles after rain. Suitable for most ages and levels of fitness and mobility, designed with flat shoes or running shoes in mind.
Buggies/Wheelchairs: The walking route is suitable for cyclists, prams/buggies, pushchairs, Wheelchairs
Dog Friendly: On leash only to help protect the bird life that lives around the foreshore
Facilities: Children’s Playground
Highlights: Waitemata Harbour views, natural habitat, shore birds
The Hobbiton Movie Set Day Tour - Ex Auckland

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There are boardwalks and a picnic platform out over the water at Harbourview Beach Reserve.

The walking route is suitable for cyclists, prams/buggies and dog walkers (on leash only to help protect the bird life that lives around the foreshore).

Fans of the New Zealand TV series Nothing Trivial Season One may recognize Michelle’s house and her exercise path.

Suggested Cafés nearby: The Delicious Cafe and Demolition Deli

Map location and how to find Te Atatu Peninsula Walk

Photos from my walk along the Te Atatu Peninsula Walk

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