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Ōrākei Basin Walk

Description of the walk

Ōrākei Basin is a picturesque lagoon located in a volcanic crater, known for its watersports.

This walk takes you around the edge of the basin using the boardwalk and the bridge across the Purewa arm of the basin. It offers the chance to see local plant life, as well as views across the city.

Distance

4km

Duration

1 hour

How to access the Ōrākei Basin Walk

You can access the walk from the Ōrākei train station, or from Ōrākei Road. You can also access it from Purewa Road in Meadowbank.

Get a copy of the Ōrākei Basin Walk map