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Devonport, a charming coastal town on the North Shore, offers plenty of activities for everyone. From stunning beaches like Cheltenham and Narrow Neck Beach to three former Māori pā sites, there's no shortage of things to do.
For history buffs, explore abandoned tunnels at Maungaūika or visit Takarunga for breathtaking views of the coastline and remnants of pā terracing and storage pits.
Shop along Victoria Road for eateries, gift shops, boutiques, home décor stores, and fine-art galleries. And indulge your sweet tooth at Devonport Chocolates, where you can watch the chocolatiers in action.
Catch a movie at Devonport's heritage cinema, The Vic, or visit the Devonport Craft and Fine Food Market on the second Sunday of every month.
Finally, learn about New Zealand's naval history and memorabilia at the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum.
And if you still have energy to burn, try biking around Devonport for a scenic way to take in the suburb's heritage houses, village stores, and beachfronts. The Green Route is a family-friendly path that ambles from the ferry terminal to Takapuna Beach.
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Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
Devonport is a 12-minute ferry from the city centre, 20 minutes by car and accessible by bus.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
Picnic or swim at a hidden beach cove at Stanley Point, accessible only by finding the staircase between two houses at 60a Stanley Point Road.