Sublocality Level 1
55 locals recommend ·
Tips from locals
Market on Sunday mornings 6am to 12 midday. There is a shopping Mall and plenty of bars, cafes and eating places. The main bus station is in the center of Takapuna. There is a great beach and a nice place to swim.
Takapuna is a lovely place to have lunch or do a spot of shopping, and there's a big beach to relax at too. Sometimes it's difficult to find somewhere to park (a lot of it is paid street parking or in carparking buildings) so if you're just going for the beach I'd recommend going to Milford beach…
There are a lot of different bars and restaurants catering to pretty much every preference. There is an amazing playground right by the beach with cafes and icecream places nearby.
Takapuna is the unofficial 'capital' of Auckland's north shore, with a huge range of cafes and restaurants day or night, or go kiwi with fresh fish and chips on the beach. A few minutes walk away is lake Pupuke, find a quiet spot for a picnic, its actually a volcanic crater and a favourite spot for…