See the city sightsDevonport boasts some of the best views of Auckland's city skyline. Take a stroll along Queens Parade to see spectacular city views on one side and beautiful waterfront villas on the other.
Take in the ocean viewsGo on a walk along one of North Head's grassy trails to see jaw-dropping ocean views over to Rangitoto and the islands of the Hauraki gulf. You will also see why Auckland is called the City of Sails!
Choose your own adventureUnleash 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.
WALKS & TRAILS
WALKS & TRAILS 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.
WALKS & TRAILS 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.
WALKS & TRAILS 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.
WALKS & TRAILS The History Trail is a must-do for history buffs or those wanting to further explore the fascinating history of one of Auckland’s oldest areas. Discover two volcanic cones, iconic Devonport architecture and historic sites and memorials dedicated to commemorating Devonport’s unique role in New Zealand history.
WALKS & TRAILS The Devonport Village Walk introduces you to the highlights of the seaside village: historic sites, period architecture, spectacular views and tastey treats. Taking between one and two hours to complete, this walk is perfect for those who are short on time.
WALKS & TRAILS The Devonport Waterfront Walk is the perfect way to admire and explore a number of Devonport’s iconic surroundings. This walk along King Edward Parade towards North Head takes approximately 45 minutes.