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A few important hints to better face the path: it's a 16km long walk, once you reach the end we suggest not to follow the path to the pier, but head straight to the Onehunga train station to get back to the Auckland city center. We suggest to check the train schedule if you do not want to come back on foot or by taxi.
Always bring sunscreen with you, even if there is no sun and the wind makes you feel cool.
rief description of the route (just a summary, find more info on the links at the end of the page). The walk (Viaduct Harbour). It pass in front of the , one of the oldest building in Auckland, then it leads you far from the city center. The path goes along the Albert park and the university campus to get ath the , the first park of the city. and in this area makes us feel almost in the countryside. In the Auckland Domain there is also the Auckland War Memorial museum (skipped by us) and even a small , protected by a wooden fence. It is a holy Totara tree, planted here in memory of the first Maori King. This is actually one of the the many extinc volcanoes of this area and many of them were used as fortress or sacred Maori sites. Walk down the Auckland Domain heading to mount Eden, the highest volcano in Auckland. Of couser, this is also a , it's forbiddend to enter the crater. We are more than , this place is quite popular to enjoy a full panorama of the city. On the North side, and the television tower (it seems this is/was the highest building on the austral side of Earth); on the South side more . Walk down mount Eden towards the last volcano of the walk: the . It seems that, until 1860, a single native tree was at the top of the hill. On that year it was cut bye European colonizers. More info about this hill can be found below in the links. The walk goes through the Cornwell Park, with many . Some areas of these parks are real farms, here. We are now close to the end of this long, relaxing path, just a few stretch were on the sidewalks of high traffic roads. Onehunga train station is our destination, in a few minutes a train will bring us back next to the starting point.