Takapuna Beach, Auckland Central

4.7
#2 of 8 in Beaches in Auckland Central
Only 10 minutes from Auckland CBD, Takapuna boasts a vibrant beach atmosphere, thriving hospitality scene, designer shopping, bustling Sunday markets, live entertainment, and stunning vies across the Hauraki Gulf to the iconic Rangitoto Island.
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  • October 10, 2017
    I had a morning yoga practice on the beach. It was organised at 7 am, and the view was just stunning. I attach here a picture, please enjoy. I saw people with the dogs as well. It’s just amazing to me...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Takapuna is a place to go if you want to be in the hub of activity. There are millions of people walking the beach with there often annoying dogs. Come summer and they won't be able to bring the canin...  more »
  • September 20, 2017
    Absolutely beautiful beach. So many shells & crystal clear waters. Great place for a stroll at any time of the day.  more »
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  • March 29, 2017
    Beautiful, clean and accessible public beach. Play park for kids, ice cream truck in the summer and lots of restaurants and bars overlooking the water. Great spot.
  • April 18, 2017
    The North Shore has plenty of beaches to choose from. This is the most accessible and best served by restaurants and other shops. Patrolled by lifeguards.
  • July 2, 2017
    Lovely walk on beach with views of Rangitoto and a super children's park on grassy area
  • June 5, 2017
    Beautiful beach, very clean and awesome restaurants nearby..
  • November 23, 2016
    Awesome beach. Really nice place for a good walk. Nice playground and lots of restaurants and cafes around.

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