A headland near the old suburb of Devonport. Either travel to by car or take the ferry from downtown terminal and enjoy the ride. Walk through the old homes and churches to North Head and enjoy the steady safe climb to the top. Here you will see old gun placements overlooking Auckland and old bunkers overlooking Rangitoto. First set up in the early 1900's due to the so called scare of the Russian invasion. It was also used as lookouts during both world wars. At the base areas have been dug out and were used by the nearby naval base as a munitions site. enjoy the walk, feel the wind and salt blow off the Waitemata harbour. If catching a ferry, enjoy the small cafes in Devonport or the wharf before the ride back to downtown Auckland.
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