• 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.
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  • It’s play time!

    Just near the ferry terminal is the popular children’s playground at Windsor Reserve. Kids can climb, explore and swing to their heart’s content as you all enjoy the relaxing seaside village vibe.
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  • Ride around the village

    Take the family on a cycling adventure to see the sights of Devonport. Bring your own bikes or hire some from Devonport wharf. And when you need a break head to one of the grassy areas to relax.
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  • Head for the hills

    Take the kids to North Head for an adventure. Marvel at the views and the historical maritime treasures – it’s also a perfect spot for exploring the grassy trails and having a family picnic.
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Keep the kids entertained in Devonport’s seaside village. Check out the top spots that are family friendly. Start by exploring Devonport’s naval history; investigate North Head’s old bunkers and tunnels, or visit the Navy Museum for a fun family outing. Devonport’s safe swimming beaches are also popular with families. The kids will enjoy making sand castles and splashing around and you can sit back and take in the iconic surroundings of Devonport by the sea.

North Head Historic Reserve Trail

FAMILY FRIENDLY The North Head Historical Reserve commands impressive views over the Hauraki Gulf and inner harbour and is considered to be the most significant historical coastal defence site in New Zealand. Enjoy a picnic lunch and the picturesque views while exploring some of New Zealand’s best kept history.

Windsor Reserve and beach

FAMILY FRIENDLY Windsor Reserve and Devonport Beach are conveniently located near the Devonport ferry terminal and Victoria Road. Families love the big grassy areas and the playground for kids.

Cheltenham Beach

FAMILY FRIENDLY 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.

Torpedo Bay

FAMILY FRIENDLY Torpedo Bay on Waitemata Harbour boasts a picturesque location near North Head. It's a popular spot for swimming and is also home to the impressive Navy Museum.

Fullers Ferries – Auckland Cruises & Island Tours

FAMILY FRIENDLY Travel to Devonport with Fullers. Ferries operate regularly between Devonport and Auckland every half hour throughout the day. It’s quick and easy.

Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

FAMILY FRIENDLY Housed in a 19th Century submarine mining station looking over the Waitemata Harbour, the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum showcases the rich history of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
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