11 great things to do just 12 minutes from downtown Auckland

ABOUT DEVONPORT A mere twelve minute ferry ride from Auckland’s CBD lies Devonport seaside village - a must see whilst in Auckland. The picturesque historic village boasts stunning views of Auckland city unseen from any other location and a number unique attractions.

Auckland’s best half-day or full-day trip excursion

ABOUT DEVONPORT If you have a short stay in Auckland and want to experience a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Devonport seaside village is the perfect choice. A mere 12 minute ferry ride will transport you to a small historic village on the north shore - a must see whilst visiting Auckland.

Auckland’s prettiest village – Devonport by the sea

ABOUT DEVONPORT Just 12 minutes by ferry from Auckland’s central business district and you’re a world away in beautiful Devonport. From the breathtaking sea and city views to the stunning beaches, boutique shopping, charming accommodation and café culture – it’s no wonder it’s rated one of the top spots in Auckland.

Fascinating facts about Devonport

ABOUT DEVONPORT Did you know that Devonport was once an island? Named after the Devonport naval base in England – Devonport is home to the Royal New Zealand Navy. Famed for its collection of Victorian villas and the earliest purpose-built cinema that’s still in existence in the Southern Hemisphere.

Devonport’s festivals and events

ABOUT DEVONPORT Devonport hosts a fantastic range of world-class events and festivals throughout the year. It also boasts great vantage points for Auckland harbour events and the city's New Year's Eve fireworks displays. The popular NZ Sculpture on Shore is back in 2014 and is celebrating its 10th biennial exhibition.
  • Club nights and concerts Mondays 7.30pm