Splash-tastic at Devonport BeachIt’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.
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.
Ride around the villageTake 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.
Head for the hillsTake 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.
FAMILY FRIENDLY BookMark is that hidden gem that you have been looking for. Dedicated to the written word where you can rediscover the sensual pleasure of browsing a large selection of quality second-hand, used and rare books. Home to more than 20,000 books.
FAMILY FRIENDLY Enjoy High Tea at the beautiful 1888 Heritage Victorian Villa with all the trimmings – fine vintage china, luxurious table linen, tiered cake stands and elegant silverware. Indulge in a sumptuous selection of hand-crafted treats served with a selection of fine teas.
FAMILY FRIENDLY If you’re looking for a fun, free destination for the whole family, why not visit one of Devonport’s parks and playgrounds next to Devonport’s family-friendly beaches. For entertaining both older and younger children Devonport has two larger playgrounds and a skate park.
FAMILY FRIENDLY Devonport Tours are the perfect way to explore the highlights of Devonport seaside village, with informative commentary from one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides. Devonport tours offers two tour packages: The Explorer Tour and The Lunch Tour.
FAMILY FRIENDLY 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.
FAMILY FRIENDLY 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.