Devonport & Cheltenham Family Day Out
The Top 12 places for kids to play, explore and fun in Devonport and Cheltenham on the North Shore.
Neighbourhood Parks and Playgrounds
1. Windsor Reserve Playground
Devonport, Auckland map
Fun park by the beach and close to the ferry, library and high street in Devonport.
2. Devonport Domain
Devonport Domain, Devonport map
Fun partially fenced playground on the waterfont, an easy walk between the Devonport town centre and the Navy Museum. Or if your kids are younger it is also an easy flat scooter or bike ride from the town centre,
Places to explore
Places to visit
4. Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
5. Devonport Library
2 Victoria Street, Devonport
Kids love the reading nooks at the childrens section of the Devonport Library.
6. Cheltenham Beach
Vauxhaull Road, Devonport
Good sandy swimming beach with calm water for the kids and great views of Rangitoto. The water level is quite low at low tide, which makes it ideal for families with younger kids. There is a little playground at one end of the beach. Dairies and a fish & chip shop are a short walk away.
7. Narrow Neck Beach
Corner of Old Lake Road and Vauxhaull Road, Devonport
8. Torpedo Bay
King Edward Parade, Devonport
8. Torpedo Bay Wharf
Cafes and Ice Cream shops
10. Cheltenham Dairy Milk Bar
64 Vauxhall Road, Devonport
Fab smoothies, juices, scoops and shakes (pictured)
11. Devonport Stone Oven Bakery & Cafe
5 Clarence Street, Devonport
12. Torpedo Bay Cafe
46 King Edward Parade, Devonport