Category: Auckland North Shore

Tracks on the North Shore of Auckland

Albany Totara Walkway

The Albany Totara Walkway is a tranquil walk that follows the Oteha Stream through wonderful native bush.  Many of the trees are very large native Totara’s and truly magnificent.  The native birdlife is wonderful with their constant songs ringing high

Awaruku Bush Reserve: Waterfall and Glow Worms in Auckland!

The Awaruku Bush Reserve is probably the best known of the Torbay Tracks and is a remarkable piece of native bush containing features such as a waterfall, a 650+ year old kahikatea tree, 500+ year old puriri tree and glow

The Stredwick Track: native bush and ducks

The Stedwick Track is a beautiful and varied walk.  Wheelchair and buggie friendly, it is a great outing for people of all ages and abilities.  This walk contains wonderful native NZ bush and two good-sized ponds with plenty of birdlife. This is a

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Kate Shepherd Track

The Kate Shepherd Track is a relatively easy walk through more beautiful NZ Native bush left behind from development in Torbay.  It joins onto the wonderful Rata Track and when completed together makes an interesting decent length walk.  This track

Fitzwilliam Reserve Track: Scenic Bush Track

This is a short and steep track that contains wonderful native bush and beautiful views from the top of Fitzwilliam Drive – in fact one of my favourite views in Auckland. Navigation Links: Google Map: Fitzwilliam Reserve Track Geocaching Map:  Fitzwilliam

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The Emlyn Reserve Track: kauri trees in Auckland

The Emlyn Reserve Track is a very scenic short walk, following a pretty stream and where you are privileged to see a grove of approximately 40 significant kauri trees in Auckland. It is also unique for the Dam that is

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The Rata Track: Native NZ Trees

The Rata Track is a majestic and beautiful all-year short walk that combines large native NZ trees, beautiful nikau groves and great views of the Hauraki Gulf through the bush-clad slopes west of Long Bay.            

Great Auckland Walk: Albany Trig Track

The Albany Trig Track is a stunning undulating walk through wonderful NZ native bush suitable for the whole family.  This great Auckland walk is located not far from the Albany Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore, it is easily accessible and

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