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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank kiwi262016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Poppycox2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Navigate285498
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Alan H
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.

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

Thank Rach S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Having had lunch at a Café we needed a walk to stretch our legs and walk off lunch. We walked along this gentle sloping sandy beach, there were not many people about even though it was a warm March day. Stood and watched two wind...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 13 May 2018

When I last visited this beach about 10 years ago, it was far better than it is now. Dirty sand, lots of seaweed and garbage, water outlets and too many visitors have had their toll. There are far better beaches a relatively short distance away....More

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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