"Best of Central" is part of a series of books encouraging residents and visitors alike to discover on foot the magnificence and uniqueness of Auckland, New Zealand. In this edition, we take you on twelve circular short walks that have been selected to give you a good sampling of the diversity of urban Central Auckland and you will be astounded by the beauty which can be experienced. You can enjoy the stunning views across the Hauraki Gulf, visit waterways and wetlands, explore the lush native bush, historical and volcano sites, as you walk from the central business district on the Waitemata Harbour to Onehunga on the Manukau Harbour. Explore Point Erin, Parnell, Auckland Domain, Hobson Bay, Mount Eden, Cornwall Park, Pah Homestead, Big King, Mt Roskill, Oakley Creek, Meola Reef and Grey Lynn Park.
Helen Wenley and Grace Haden are fiercely committed to guiding keen urban explorers to achieve a sense of excitement and wonder so you can have a lifelong memory of the beauty, uniqueness and diversity of Auckland, New Zealand. With over 4 years of immense joy and fun, exploring Auckland and documenting the routes, our mission is to encourage residents, families and visitors to get out and discover Auckland on foot so that you can feel a real sense of belonging and excitement about what this diverse and unique city has on offer.