• New Zealand’s sea warriors

    Devonport’s naval heritage dates back to the 1840’s and is proudly showcased at the Navy Museum at Torpedo Bay. North Head and Fort Takapuna also feature fascinating maritime heritage.
    Photo : Torpedo Bay
  • Splash-tastic at Devonport Beach

    It’s the best of summer fun at Devonport Beach. Perfect for families and conveniently located by Windsor Reserve with its large grassy area for running around and a popular children's playground.
    Photo : Visit Devonport
  • Life’s a beach in Devonport

    Relax and breathe in the fresh sea air as you explore Devonport’s famous Cheltenham beach. Marvel at the awesome sea views from the shore or take a refreshing dip in the calm ocean waters.
    Photo : Visit Devonport
  • Choose your own adventure

    Unleash your inner explorer and go on a do-it-yourself walking tour around picturesque Devonport. Follow the signs to see museums, churches and the best vantage points for magnificent views.
    Photo : Visit Devonport
EXPLORE

Arts, Crafts & Music

EXPLOREPicture-perfect Devonport is a magnet for artists, musicians, writers and craftspeople.

Family Friendly

EXPLOREKeep the kids entertained in Devonport’s seaside village. Check out the top spots that are family friendly

Great Outdoors

EXPLOREGet some fresh air, stretch your legs and check out the jaw-dropping views of Devonport and Auckland city

History & Culture

EXPLORETake a journey through history and discover Devonport’s fascinating heritage. Famed for its villas

Touring Devonport

EXPLORESee the best of Devonport with a local guide. Choose from Horse & Cart, Bus, Segway and Audio Tour

Walks & Trails

EXPLOREUnleash your inner explorer with a DIY walking tour. Uncover Devonport’s hidden secrets by foot – walk to
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Maori History Trail

EXPLORE The Maori History Trail is a great introduction to the unique indigenous history of Devonport and its links to the settlement of Maori in Auckland. Discover the landing site of one of the first Maori Wakas to New Zealand, two Maori pā sites and the grave of esteemed Maori Chief Eru Patuone.

Devonport Military History Trail

EXPLORE Named after the Devonport naval base in England, Devonport is home to the Royal New Zealand navy and is rich in maritime history. The Military History Trail is the perfect introduction to Devonport’s historical connections with the military service and one of a kind views from Devonport’s unique military strong points.

Fort Takapuna Devonport

EXPLORE Fort Takapuna is a lookout point and bunker defence site and the last of the New Zealand designed twin 6 inch gun forts in existence. The fort is below ground level as originally a dry moat surrounded the fort on all sides, with a drawbridge to provide access.

The Bunker

EXPLORE Experience live folk music at the Bunker. The historic command post on Mt. Victoria has been the home of the Folk Music Club for over 40 years. Enjoy the ambience and listen to the very best local and visiting overseas singers and musicians.

Fishing on Devonport Wharf

EXPLORE Devonport Wharf provides a great location for both children and adults to fish and has a large number of fishing spots to choose from. The wharf has been a popular fishing location for both locals and visitors for many years.

Devonport Audio Tour

EXPLORE Discover the sights and sounds of Auckland’s historic seaside village with a self-guided Devonport Audio Tour. The streets come alive as you uncover Devonport's unique role in New Zealand's history.
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