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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With a camp ground, a great cafe, plenty of parking and restaurants up the road...a long beach, playground and dog friendly-this beach is great for what is essentially an inner city beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John123874
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This beach is one of the best beaches in Auckland. It has an excellent children’s playground. A wonderful cafe at one end. Lovely sand - clean beach. Great place to visit for a walk, picnic, games and swimming 🏊‍♀️

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TMRussel
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Takapuna is just over the harbour bridge in Auckland.Take the Esmonde Rd turnoff at the end is Lake Rd which runs through to Devonport also a beautiful destination. Alot of the roads off Lake Rd take you to Takapuna beach, very expensive properties along this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kiwi262016
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We dropped in with friends for a casual lucky and were lucky enough to get an outside table with an awesome view. Very friendly and helpful staff. The food was lovely and the coffee excellent

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Poppycox2016
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Good range of food in very pleasant surroundings, wide range of ethnic food, most of the time parking is not a problem.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Navigate285498
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great dog walking beach popular with adults and children. Gets quite crowded on the weekends but still a lovely place to walk with great views of Rangitoto. Busy children's playground just above the beach with toilet access. Beachside cafe is outstanding. Have the iced coffee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alison d
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Takapuna has breathtaking views. It is also a kids paradise because it has wonderful beach exploring to do as well as an incredible play structure. We went directly there from the airport after a LONG flight - the kids were exhausted but were so enthralled...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mwk580
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Generally very friendly part of the city. No posing here. Some interesting venues to choose from and better priced than the across bay cousins

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank U4121PHalanh
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A day spent on the beach and having a good swim add to the attraction of this beautiful part of Auckland. Even a walk along the beach is always a pleasure.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank John v
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely long beach great for walks after a coffee at the many cafes in Takapuna. Has a gigantic new kids playground too. Parking can be tricky at times so have to be patient

Date of experience: July 2018
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louisa1956
23 February 2018|
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Response from mollieb284 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen, Mairangi Bay is Beautiful as is all the Bays from Devonport right through to Long Bay. Mairangi Bay has cafes, a grocery store and the beach and park which gets busy in the afternoons and weekends. there are some... More
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