Back to Top

Auckland Tramping Club

Events Calendar

Coast to Coast

 

Refer to What you need to bring, Pickup Directions and Maps, Trip Emergency / Delay handling and Cleaning Gear

Newcomers - You are very welcome - always phone the leader to confirm this trip is suitable for you

Sunday 12 August 2018

Hits : 242
Details: An Auckland classic walk, a must for all those who haven’t done it before
Medium:

From the Viaduct Basin (close to the Downtown Ferry Terminal) on the Waitemata Harbour, you’ll make your way South to the Manukau Harbour and Tasman Sea. Follow the yellow markers and milestones. Some highlights along the way include:

Albert Park, the site of an old Maori village (papakainga) called Rangipuke, which once contained a defensive pa and farmland - now boasting walking paths and gardens

Auckland Domain, home to the Wintergardens and Auckland War Memorial Museum

Mount Eden volcanic cone, Auckland’s highest natural point

Cornwall Park, an oasis in the heart of Auckland city and home to One Tree Hill and a working farm

Onehunga Blockhouse located in Jellicoe Park, one of 10 small forts build in 1860 to protect Onehunga residents from perceived attacks by Maori

Finish at Onehunga Station and hop on any train heading to Britomart Walk 16km, Time 5-6 hours.

Leader: Brian Delbridge, Ph 373 2707
Transport: Private transport
Departure: 8:30 am outside the Ferry Building on Corner of Quay St. and Queen St
Cost: cost of public transport