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Mount Victoria Reserve

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Address: Kerr Street, Devonport, New Zealand
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The view from Mount Victoria

The view from the top is worth the climb. Choose a calm sunny day and take a picnic and take your time.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The view from the top is worth the climb. Choose a calm sunny day and take a picnic and take your time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It's quite a steep walk up, but you can drive up too if you want. The walk from the ferry terminal takes maybe 20minutes, about ten each from the ferry to the base and from the base to the summit. Once on top, you'll be able to enjoy the panoramic views across the city, the North Shore, Rangitoto, and to... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Visited Wednesday 14th September. You can drive to the top however the roads are too narrow for our campervan so we parked in Kerr Street and walked up. You get great 360 degree views when you wonder around the top. Would be great to see the city at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Worth the effort Magnificent views You see the wonderful city of Auckland in all its splendour Breathtaking

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We climbed Mt Victoria which turned out to be a good exercise following a hearty lunch. The roads are shared each way by vehicles and pedestrians so be careful in either walking or driving. I preferred walking as there are so many beautiful views to take photos, minus the hassle of finding a place to park. Views include Auckland CBD... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Hop over the harbour to visit Mount Victoria and you'll be greeted with fantastic 360 degree views of the Auckland region. Don't forget to bring your camera as this is one of Auckland's best locations for cityscape and panoramic photography.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great panoramic views across to downtown Auckland and across the Hauraki Gulf. Brass reliefs describe all the sights to see. Explore the fort while there too. The mushrooms? vents on the water tanks underneath the summit painted to look like those spotted mushrooms from the Tintin books (Tintin and the Shooting Star)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

After a short ferry ride from Auckland city, and a leisurely stroll past the Devonport shops and cafes, it's a comfortable 10-20 minute walk up to the top of Mount Victoria. There are also different paths to explore around the side of the mountain, and we managed to see some beautiful Tuis in the trees. You can also drive to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Wonderful view of Auckland and the Marina and miles around. The walk up the hill is not steady, but not strenous. We were planning to stay for the sunset, but the clouds moved in.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Worth an early alarm clock to catch sunrise from this site. 360 degree view of the city and harbour made it a great start to the day.

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