Take an easy ride along Auckland's waterfront. © Visit Auckland

Bike around Auckland City’s curvaceous coastline

View the map


Cycling Auckland’s waterfront makes for a flat, entertaining and family-friendly ride. 

You can begin near Westhaven Marina at the foot of the Harbour Bridge and ride, mostly on designated cycle paths, for 13 easy kilometres along the coastline to St Heliers. 

Cycle past the forest of masts in the marina, through the vibrant hospitality precincts of Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter and the Viaduct, to Tamaki Drive where you’ll wind your way around Auckland’s curvaceous coast to finish at St Heliers Beach. 

There are plenty of diversions to enjoy along the way, from hot coffees to cooling swims at any of the many beaches and bays.  

The seaside promenade path is popular with active types, especially on weekends, so be mindful of other riders, walkers and dogs and remember to keep left.  

Explore more…

Be the first to comment on this page. You cannot post comments until you have logged in. Please log in or register if you don't have an account.

More stories like this

Find out more

Things to do

Auckland City cycling

Thanks to some passionate advocates and a burst of investment, Auckland City is becoming increasingly pleasurable for pedalling.  Read the story . . . 

Find out more

Natural attractions

Auckland: hidden heritage

Auckland is never static. It’s a teenager of a city – fully focused on growth, change and improvement.  Read the story . . . 

Find out more


Central Auckland: bustling, beautiful, always beguiling

Auckland. Our diverse and buzzing supercity attracts lovers of good food, good beaches and hearty adventures in the great outdoors. Read the story . . . 

Central Auckland Where to stay in

Avani Metropolis – Auckland Visit website

AVANI Metropolis Auckland Residences offers inner-city hotel accommodation perfectly positioned in the heart of Auckland's commercial precinct. This highly sought-after location is directly across from . . . More . . . 

4.1 /5
4.1 /5
Rydges Auckland Visit website

Rydges Auckland Accommodation Boasts Vibrant Style, Modern Amenities & Unparalleled Service. New Zealand’s premiere Auckland accommodation is a vibrant mix of London sophistication, Sydney cool . . . More . . . 

Hotel Grand Windsor MGallery by Sofitel Visit website

Luxury in the CBD. Grand Windsor Hotel has the perfect location as it sits at the bottom of vibrant Queen Street in the heart of . . . More . . . 

3.8 /5
From $150
3.8 /5
Royal Park Lodge Visit website

Centrally located in Greenlane, Auckland. 21 executive well-appointed spacious suites, located in lovely garden setting bordered by native trees. Short walk to supermarket, shops, café . . . More . . . 

From $150