Activity Category: North Auckland

Hobsonville Point Coastal Walkway, North West Auckland

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Whether you’re walking, pushing a buggy, scooting or cycling, this coastal walkway is a great place to get outside and burn some energy. The whole walkway is a 4km loop taking in the water, mangroves, native bush and cafes and shops along a promenade. You might want to stop off…

Long Bay Regional Park, North of Auckland

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This is a very popular spot on a long weekend or when the weather’s fine over the weekend. The beach is beautiful and as the name suggests, it’s long (about 1km) so plenty of space for everyone even when it’s busy. There are life guards in the summer months so…

Cafewindsor, North Shore, Auckland

This family friendly cafe in Mairangi Bay has a small menu with good food and options for those with allergies. While you’re drinking your coffee, having breakfast, lunch or a snack, the kids can play. There’s a fenced outside space that should suit a variety of ages. The inside space…

Snowplanet, Silverdale, North Auckland

Whether you’ve skied before or not, you can still have fun as a family at Snowplanet all year round (about 30km north of Auckland city centre). The main slope is 200m long and is great for those that can ski or board with a harder course (rails, jumps and jibs)…

Explore Devonport, Auckland

Only 15 minutes by ferry from downtown Auckland, Devonport makes a good family day trip. Plenty of cafes to choose from once you’re there, the waterfront to stroll along all the way to North Head if you want and the Navy Museum. You can follow the pathway from the ferry…

Puhoi Valley Cheese Store & Cafe, North of Auckland

Whether you’re passing and looking to break your journey or spending time in and around Puhoi, the cheese factory makes a great place to visit. The cafe has a good range of tasty food, which not surprisingly feature Puhoi milk products. As well as being able to get a glimpse…