Shakespear Regional Park, Whangaparaoa

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Shakespear Regional Park is a nature park in the Auckland Region of New Zealand. It is located at the tip of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, and is named after the Shakespear family which bought the land in the 1880s from local Maori.
The park includes the Tamaki Leadership Centre, a Royal New Zealand Navy base.
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  • great place to visit, quiet and peaceful and lots of birds so please drive slow according to the sign. Good biking around.  more »
  • Highly recommend! Beautiful place with heaps to do in regards to walks, views and beaches. Brilliant spot.  more »
  • Awesome 360deg view up top following a pleasant trek there. Alternate tracks and walks for those wanting to go further. Brilliant.  more »
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  • Went with a friend to Shakespear Regional Park on a beautiful sunny weekend. The beach there was beautiful and there was plenty of parking for big families. There were barbecues available for families to cook their food and a lot of shade to cool down after spending time swimming and sunbathing. This is a beautiful place to take the family.
  • Great place to relax, just don't expect to have a picnic here as the birds will be presenting a little challenge to you. They roam freely so there's a fair amount of droppings everywhere and they are very much used to humans and getting free feeds.
  • Awesome spot looking directly at Rangitoto... Has a Birds Avery there too. Had a great time there at the camp when we had a family reunion huge space gulf harbor up the road so everything is near.
  • Drop dead gorgeous! Amazing 'lookout walk' (45-50mins) with 360 degree views plus a lookout post. Relatively easy walk with some steep areas (but not too bad). Perhaps not for suitable for wheel chairs and heavy prams due to farm gates and a few stairs.
  • Beautiful grounds, classy old buildings with character and a beautiful bay. Plenty of activities for all ages. Impressed with the recycling and use of food scraps to feed the local pigs. So a very nice historical area to play, walk and relax. Will go back again next year. W

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