Takapuna Beach, Auckland, New Zealand

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Takapuna Beach Guide - Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Takapuna Beach

Across the harbour from Auckland city centre, Takapuna lies in the northern part of the city and has an aspect onto Rangitoto Island Scenic Reserve and Hauraki Gulf.

Accommodation in Takapuna is varied and includes hotels, bed and breakfast establishments and self-catering accommodation. Well positioned to explore both Auckland city centre and the more remote areas to the north of North Island, Takapuna accommodation offers close proximity to the sea and other natural attractions.

Top 3 Things to Do and See

Join the locals and chill out on Takapuna Beach with magnificent views of Rangitoto Island and other islands in the Hauraki Gulf.

Visit the deep freshwater Lake Pupuke and the renowned Pumphouse Theatre and Art Gallery to catch art exhibitions and live shows.

Wander the Harbourside Explorer Trail and look around the studios of the local arts and crafts makers, and pick up an original souvenir.

Where to Stay: Takapuna Hotels

There is a range of Takapuna accommodation, and being away from the city centre can offer well-priced places to stay. Self-catering units right by the beach are available, and a variety of good quality hotels, motels and bed and breakfast accommodation are in the suburb. Services and facilities vary, but visitors will get a good standard of these, as Takapuna is a popular place to stay when in Auckland. Cheap hotels in Takapuna provide a good option for visitors on a budget.

Cultural Attractions

Takapuna is so close to Auckland city centre that all the main city centre attractions are easily available, such as the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Yet on the doorstep of Takaouna is the Pumphouse Theatre and Art Gallery, with a terrific range of performances and activities. It is set in Killarney Park, right on the shoreside of Lake Pupuke, a recreational lake and nature reserve. The area offers picnic areas, rowing, windsurfing and diving activities and is ideal for a visual arts experience and a stroll in a beautiful park setting.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team