1309 Auckland, New Zealand
Outside the city
tel: +64 9 486 8670
NileGuide Expert tip:
This is a great beach to watch the windsurfers and sailors compete in the Hauraki Gulf. If you have some binoculars, be sure to bring them along with you to add to the enjoyment.
Takapuna is considered the CBD of the North Shore with more than 60 bars and restaurants and 400 shops as well as its own assortment of office buildings and major companies. Takapuna Beach is a favorite of the locals and many on the North Shore. It features amazing views of Rangitoto and most of the other Hauraki Gulf islands. The beach features a reserve, picnic area and clean toilets while featureing plenty of parking for those that need to drive. Public transport is also available to and from the beach and it is a simple walk to the shops.