Recommended when visiting Mission Bay with family on a sunny day. May get a bit windy and chilly so bring a light jacket.
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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
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.
There is a great view from the car park at the top but visiting this site is better if you have the energy to walk down the stairway and along the beach as well.
We were there on top and over all view was amazing as well sea was seen till it merges with sky.There was two tall wooden structure just out side of enterence.
Please folks - just study the photos above........................... Is this not, BRILLIANT!!! Did I not say - GREAT VIEW!!! in real time, well, it is even BETTER!!! WAY BETTER!!! In Summer, very hot up here, silence, cept for cicadas, in the trees and the occasional...More
ACHILLES POINT MEMORIAL In New Zealand - I noticed that every neighbourhood/borough/village has a garden - and in that garden there is a sublime war memorial - on which are engraved the names of martyrs from the neighbourhood/borough/village. These memorials to commemorate the supreme sacrifice...More
Wonderful views across to Rangitoto, Motutapu, Motuihe, Motukorea, Musick Point, Tamaki River, the Waitemata and Waiheke. Walk there from St Heliers - great beaches for swimming nearby. The Achilles Point memorial recalls the loss of four sailors from HMS Achilles (then operated by the Royal...More
Achilles point is a great location and has a lovely view of the harbour and Auckland city. For me it was a nostalgic visit and to see a memorial for those who served on this ship during the second world war being a ship loaned...More