One of the park's highlights is the 360-degree view of Auckland's City skyline, the islands of the Hauraki Gulf and Wenderholm and Mahurangi regional parks from the lookout. This walk includes one steep area.
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:3.0 km Time:1.0 hour Wheelchair access:No Pram access:Yes - take your pram to the lookout. Park at the lookout carpark. You'll need to push your pram over the two cattlestops to get to the lookout.
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.