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Hobson Bay West Path - Path start from Brighton Road
Hobson Bay West Path - Steps down from Brighton Road
Hobson Bay West Path - Boardwalk section of the path over mangroves
Hobson Bay West Path - From this point on path is tide dependant
Hobson Bay West Path - Skirt around the edge of the water
Hobson Bay West Path - Path along mangrove edge
Hobson Bay West Path - Great views over Hobson Bay
Hobson Bay West Path - Sealed section of the path
Hobson Bay West Path - Tranquil views along the coast.
Hobson Bay West Path - Views to Rangitoto
Hobson Bay West Path - Path heading back to Brighton Road
Hobson Bay West Path - Great views from this viewing platform
Hobson Bay West Path - Walk up Takutai Street
Hobson Bay West Path - Great views between houses along Lichfield Road
Hobson Bay West Path - Access from end of Waitoa Street
Hobson Bay West Path - Access to Awatea Reserve
Hobson Bay West Path - Path through Awatea Reserve
Hobson Bay West Path - Elevated views from Awatea Reserve
Hobson Bay West Path - Great views over Waitemata Harbour.
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Starts at 114 Brighton Road, Parnell
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This scenic, tide dependent stroll that hugs the coastline of Hobson Bay, is for confident walkers.
Enjoy the great views over Auckland, Hobson Bay and Rangitoto Island from this unique vantage point.
Start on Brighton Road in Parnell. Follow the steps down to the walkway and along the boardwalk.
You'll come to a set of steps down to the small beach - this section can only be walked at low tide. Beware of low-hanging branches and slippery rocks as you skirt around the water's edge - and expect your shoes to get a bit of sand and mud on them!
The path heads along residential streets for a short section before joining back up with Awatea Reserve. See how many boats and yachts you can spot from clearings in the clifftop bush.
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