Mount Victoria Reserve, Devonport

(4.7/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Head up to Mount Victoria Reserve for panoramic views of the Auckland skyline across Waitemata Harbour. Aside from the scenery, the park features a field of "painted mushrooms" that serve as decorative vents for an underground water pumping station. You can reach the reserve via a 10-20 minute uphill walk or by driving, biking, or riding a Segway. Parking at the top is limited. On your way up, stop in at the historical Signalman’s House, which used to inform locals of ship departures and arrivals. The access road also features numerous shops and cafes. Bring a jacket because it's often blustery at the top. Add Mount Victoria Reserve and other attractions to your Devonport trip itinerary using our Devonport vacation generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • Mt Victoria has one of the most spectacular views of Auckland, sitting on the edge of Devonport you can see the City and many of the islands in the Auckland Harbour. It is very easy to get too. You ca...  more »
  • Starting with the place, Devonport, which is cute, full of restaurants and bookstores, the Mount Victoria also has a spectacular view of the Bay and the city of Auckland. Is a tour not to be missed!
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  • The climb up the hill is not too difficult and the view is worth it. The old fortifications are interesting. 
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  • Google maps you are only telling the 2nd part of this maunga/mountain story. Shame on you. Ko Takarunga te maunga
  • Great view! You could the costal line along with the other side CBD
  • I am a local from Devonport and this place is a casual, senic hill great for summer walks and picnics. A popular activitie is sliding down the slopes atop a peice of scrap cardboard (you will often find cardboard peices left on the slopes).
  • Best place to go in Devonport. Only need 15 minutes walk from port to mountain top. The scene is awwwwwwesome and amazing beautiful.
  • Must visit place in davenport. We can see everything from here. Pick a sunny day