A fascinating walk with interpretive panels that begins at the Waterfall Gully car park and takes in historic sites, a WWII gun emplacement, native forest, farmland, spectacular views over Auckland, and a wetland.
What to expect:
Walking tracks will:
have easy to moderate grades with drained surfaces, generally consisting of a compacted and drained surfaces.
be well sign-posted with directional signs at track entrances and junctions and have safety signs where required.
Walking tracks may:
have steps on excessively steep areas.
have timber boardwalks and bridges over permanent wet areas and waterways.
have seats and maintained views at areas of interest.
Walking tracks should be suitable for people with reasonable fitness levels.
Distance:4.0 km Time:2.0 hours Wheelchair access:No Pram access:No
How to get to Shakespear
From Auckland, head north on the Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) and take the Silverdale off-ramp. Drive through Silverdale and turn right onto Whangaparaoa Road. Follow the brown Twin Coast signs to the end of the Peninsula.