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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
Activities: Walking

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Great way to get an overall view of Auckland

We walked this on the Sunday of a long weekend which would have made a difference. I was glad I had a map because some siganage was missing and there were a few confusing turns... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Bendigo
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We walked this on the Sunday of a long weekend which would have made a difference. I was glad I had a map because some siganage was missing and there were a few confusing turns but we were pleased with how much of the city we saw from the ground as well as the vantage points we passed through. The... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I recommend starting in Onehunga and heading up North to end with a buzz at Viaduct Harbour - otherwise your triumphant arrival at Onehunga Bay Reserve is a bit of a buzzkill - there is nothing there!!! The walk is not your usual hike, it links parks and green areas, but the bulk of it is through suburbs and streets.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We decided to do the coast to coast walkway after reading on tripadvisor that it was a great way to see lots of different sites in the city that you would not see otherwise, including Mt Eden, Albert Park, Univesrity Campus and Cornwell Park. These sights were all beautiful and unique in their own way. We weren't overly impressed with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is a great little walk and a way to see both some of the major sites as well as some that are not so well known. In general the path is well marked with a few exceptions like a stretch around the university. However, go to the i-site near pier 5 and ask for the free city map. The... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

One side restaurants and pubs and opposite that the beach. families and friends enjoying . it was a beautiful sight . went twice.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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67 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

About 16 km of walking with only two main sites of interest along room, One Tree Hill and Mount Eden, but they both give great views over Auckland. There is a lot of walking on pavement by road and little through green space, except Cornwall park. The most disappointing thing is that if you start at the east (where you... More 

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England
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216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were advised to start the walk from Onehunga and I was glad we did. Coming from the viaduct side is more steeper. The walk takes you through residential streets, several parks with great views of Auckland. It took us a leisurely four and a half hours with lunch at the winter garden in Auckland domain the 13 km point.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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85 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

You don't have to do it all on one day. But using it as a path, it's a great way to see the city. Make sure to take a map as signage is practically non-existent.

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New Lambton
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61 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We did this walk on what Kiwis called a hot day, but not too bad, with lots of shade. The walk itself was excellent, with great views from Mt Eden, lovely parks like Albert Park, and lots of lovely homes in the various suburbs. However, signage left something to be desired, especially coming off Mt Eden, causing us to walk... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the walk. We started at the ferry dock in the city center and finished at Onehunga. Like other reviewers, we often lost the way. There are frequent signs when you do not need them, but rarely a sign when there is a critical decision to make. But, these are city and suburban streets, not some wild back... More 

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