What to do and see in North Shore, North Island: The Best Places and Tips
Discover the best top things to do in North Shore, New Zealand including Mount Victoria Reserve, Takapuna Beach Playground, Takapuna Markets, Albany Stadium Pool, Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, Westfield Albany, Browns Bay Beach, QBE Stadium, Key Summit Track, Gills Scenic Reserve.
1. Mount Victoria Reserve
4.5 based on 423 reviews
Reviewed By montemaranne - BonnBonn
We drove up on our last wet morning in Devonport. Although it was still a bit misty, the views of Auckland were great and must be absolutely stunning on a good day.
2. Takapuna Beach Playground
4.5 based on 38 reviews
Reviewed By Troy H - Bountiful, UtahBountiful, Utah
Great playground for kids and adults!
From 5-55 our whole family had a great time here! Our kids could have spent all day running around the many different features at this playground. Great location right off the beach.We happened to be here when the weather wasn't the best. It had just been
3. Takapuna Markets
4.5 based on 88 reviews
Reviewed By johanac34 - Prague, Czech RepublicPrague, Czech Republic
We were lucky that this market was around the corner because there is nothing special to it. They are selling few stuff from second hand or imported ones but with no real local touch. It seems that some are selling end of stocks from a truckload.
4. Albany Stadium Pool
4.5 based on 4 reviews
Reviewed By Grant N - Hastings, New ZealandHastings, New Zealand
Found to be great for 3 year old granddaughter
Swimming pool complex but we just used for our granddaughter to enjoy being in water. There's a good area with water dropping from height, spraying water, as well as shallow pools for the little kids. She loved it - nice and warm - definitely must accompa
5. Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
4.5 based on 279 reviews
Reviewed By merlin a - Levin, New ZealandLevin, New Zealand
Fantastic FREE museum
You'll have to have an interest in Naval warfare, or at least the plight of those who have been involved in naval battles but this little FREE museum will keep you interested all afternoon if you let it.The staff were helpful, they will even put on a tour
6. Westfield Albany
4 based on 10 reviews
Just 12 miles north of Auckland, this shopping center has nearly 150 shops including Farmers and Kmart department stores, Country Road, Forever New, Peter Alexander, Portmans, and Quiksilver.
Reviewed By delb0inz - Auckland, New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand
NIce Feel to this Mall
Shopping here is a really pleasant experience. It's light and airy with a good range of shops. There's a good information desk, lifts and escalators. The food court is varied although it can be hard to find a seat at busy times. It feels safe and there's
7. Browns Bay Beach
4.5 based on 91 reviews
Reviewed By BryantheViking71 - Stockport, United KingdomStockport, United Kingdom
Great place for shopping dining or coffee
Loads of things to do...Parking no problem, and great Beach for Kids, with a fantastic Ex Pats Pub, Speakers Corner, serving a wide range of Kiwi and English draught beers including Guinness
8. QBE Stadium
4 based on 46 reviews
The newest venue in the Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) family, North Harbour stadium is located in the centre of the North Shore Domain in Albany.
Reviewed By charliechariot - Auckland Central, New ZealandAuckland Central, New Zealand
Went to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier yesterday v New Caledonia at North Harbour - pathetic organisation from the start. An international match should attract at least 20 000 people so the QBE stadium holding 25 000 should have been perfect but the to
9. Key Summit Track
5 based on 36 reviews
Always check the website for changes that might affect your trip. See website for the price of accommodation on this track.
Reviewed By CarolDM1900 - Montpelier, VermontMontpelier, Vermont
Views, Birds, Wildflowers: This Walk Has It All!
Great track, on a great day. If there's a better time than early summer to walk to Key Summit, I can't imagine it. Everything just bursts with life and color. Wildflowers are abundant, accenting the high, craggy peaks and the valleys between them. Native
10. Gills Scenic Reserve
3.5 based on 4 reviews
Reviewed By Molzmum - Auckland Central, New ZealandAuckland Central, New Zealand
short walk through bushy environs to a nice little waterfall making it accessible to many . Not disabled friendly as you have to walk down an embankment to photograph