Takapuna Beach

Takapuna Beach - Auckland
Takapuna Beach - New Zealand
Takapuna Beach

Takapuna is sometimes referred to as the unofficial 'capital' of Auckland's North Shore - a series of coastal suburbs across Shoal Bay from the city centre. The Takapuna Beach area is the centre of the North Shore's nightlife, being home to many bars, restaurants, cafes and shops. It is also the main shopping centre of the North Shore.

The beach here is a fine stretch of white sand looking out to Rangitoto Island, a substantial volcanic island which emerged from the sea as recently as 600 years ago.

Takapuna is a good family-friendly choice with safe swimming and lots of facilities such as picnic spots and play areas.

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Takapuna Beach tide times

Tue 11th December

Low 04:34am (0.60m)
High 11:05am (3.08m)
Low 05:03pm (0.70m)
High 11:18pm (2.90m)

Wed 12th December

Low 05:13am (0.65m)
High 11:45am (3.01m)
Low 05:45pm (0.75m)
High 11:59pm (2.84m)

Thu 13th December

Low 05:52am (0.71m)
High 12:26pm (2.95m)
Low 06:29pm (0.80m)

Fri 14th December

High 12:40am (2.79m)
Low 06:34am (0.80m)
High 01:06pm (2.89m)
Low 07:14pm (0.85m)

Today's weather


17 °C
(62 °F)

Light breeze, 6.5 km/h from WSW

Sea temperature

18.9°C / 66°F


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