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Reviewed 27 October 2018

This is a great end spot for a walk along Tamaki parade . You can begin from the city Viaduct and follow the road through the lovely seaside bays Okahu,Mission, Kohimarima and ending at St Helliers bay where the beach road takes an inland bend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichelleH4369
Reviewed 1 May 2018

You must visit this place on a clear day just for the views. It is easy to reach as you can drive up to the point. There's an extended wooden platform that gives views of the sea, Bay, beaches and the islands nearby. There are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Drove here from Auckland along the coast road. Amazing views across to the city of Auckland, the Island of Rangitoto and beyond. A plaque at the view point gives some history about why the point is so named. There is free parking on the nearby...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We went there at the end of the day, in the summer... very quiet, not many people. Incredible view of the city and the sunset.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Leandro T
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Lovely view point of Rangitoto island and the surrounding areas. Strangely though it is also close beside a nude beach, I say strange and you would think the beach would be more secluded considering everybody comes there with their camera's in full views but hey...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cooker3000
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Beautiful view across the straight to Rangitoto and seems to be a very popular place for people to take a picture.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

I have lived opposite this attraction for a year and both been a victim and dealt with several others seeking help after thefts. Thieves routinely hang out there and will take advantage of quiet periods to smash car windows and during busy periods mingle and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank spot671
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Recommended when visiting Mission Bay with family on a sunny day. May get a bit windy and chilly so bring a light jacket.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank John T
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's a good thing this place is on trip advisor, as it's one of those hidden gems that usually only locals know about. As mentioned - it has great views of the city! There is some free parking here, but as it is on the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank TwoOhTwo
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Well worth the stop as you tour the bays on the southern side of Auckland Harbour. We picked a great day to stop and admire the harbour sights. It's a must do while in Auckland.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nevillelea
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