• 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.

Devonport Audio Tour

FAMILY FRIENDLY 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.


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.

Victorian High Tea

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.

Devonport Playgrounds

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.

Devonport Tours

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.

Maori History Trail

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.
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