North Head gun
Image: Ferne McKenzie | ©


Take a self-guided walk through tunnels and other features of the area's military history.


DOC no longer administers the reserve

Ownership of Maungauika/North Head Historic Reserve has transferred to Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau (the Tāmaki Collective) as part of Treaty Settlement negotiations.

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority administers the reserve on behalf of the Collective. 


Find things to do and places to stay Maungauika/North Head Historic Reserve

You can fish off the rocks on the eastern side of the reserve. Access to this fishing spot is via the Coastal Track.


Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 9 379 6476
Address:   No physical address
Contact via email or phone
Postal Address:   PO Box 32268
Auckland 0743
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