Coast to Coast Walk

4-5 hrs

16 km

Highlights

  • Heritage sites
  • Volcanoes
  • Urban landscape

Proximity

GRADE: EASY

Cross the width of the country in one day. See life in Auckland unfold and explore various landmarks.

Auckland
Auckland Domain, Auckland

By Bush and Beach

Auckland
Waitemata Harbour, Auckland

By Julian Apse

Auckland
The city skyline at sunset, Auckland

By Auckland Tourism

Auckland
One Tree Hill, Auckland

By Show Me Auckland

The Coast to Coast Walkway is a great way to get a little exercise and discover more about the history and unique features of Auckland. Plus you'll be able to tell your friends that you walked from one side of New Zealand to the other!

Begin in the city centre on the shores of the Waitemata Harbour, before crossing bustling downtown and turning inland to Albert Park and the university.

From here, head to the 200-acre Auckland Domain and then onto the summit of Maunga-whau (Mount Eden), where you'll enjoy views into the crater and out across the city, harbour and Hauraki Gulf.

Then it's on through historic suburbs to the volcanic cone of Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill) before following  ancient lava flows through the Onehunga suburb, finishing at  Manukau Harbour.

More information

Need to know

  • Visit Auckland City Council for more information and a map.
  • Brochures are available from visitor information centres.
  • There are regular public bus services back to the city.

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