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“A nice walk around the basin lagoon.”
Review of Orakei Basin

Orakei Basin
Ranked #187 of 490 things to do in Auckland
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Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

The walk around the basin takes 1-2 hrs. The council have improved the walkways a lot, and now there are some cool over the water walkways. There are bush sections and open sections to see the lagoon as well. Sometimes there is water skiers for extra action to watch. There is a variety of native bird life, and apparently you can see some fish sometimes. Take you own lunch as there aren't any shops and enjoy a picnic on one of the seats dotted around the walk.

Thank ReubenMcC
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

Off the train at Meadowbank and joined the boardwalk. Bird life abundant. The Pied Shags on the bare tree made a fantastic photo!

Thank Llewellyn R
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Reviewed 31 March 2013

The Orakei Basin is like an inland body of water. There are yachts on it but there is nothing spectalar

2  Thank Roborhodie
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

peaceful walk along the side of the orakei basin, then over the new-ish boardwalk. lovely views. I think dogs are allowed there off the leash, but they are generally well behaved.

Thank Libby S
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Reviewed 30 January 2013

The walk on the purpose built pathway around the Orakei Basin is beautiful and unexpected as it is situated in the suburbs. Much NZ wildlife, including a wide range of birds can be seen. For those into boating/water skiing it is an ideal location.

Thank Jeremy P
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