AOL Travel
Print

Tapapakanga Point, Auckland

Tapapakanga Point - Auckland, New Zealand
Tapapakanga Point
Between Orere Point and Kaiaua, Manukau, New Zealand 1730Map
+64 9 366 2000
Neighborhood: Outside the city
Overview

With magnificent views of the Firth of Thames and the Coromandel Peninsula, Tapapakanga has been occupied by a succession of Maori and Pakeha since the initial occupation of New Zealand 1000 years ago. This is evidenced by pa sites, a stone garden with lines of stones delineating individual plots and a 1900s era kauri timber homestead, built by the Ashby family. A short walk along the cliff top from the car park and you are afforded fantastic views. Mountain bike trails and a safe pohutukawa-lined swimming beach are other attractions at the 167-hectare (400-acre) park.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Tapapakanga Point?
Tapapakanga Point General Information
  • Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Beaches/Bodies of Water
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
ADVERTISEMENT