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Anchorages

No anchorages in this area.

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Marinas

Bayswater Marina - This is a relatively new marina on the North Shore of the Waitemata Harbour near Devonport.  It is in a quiet location with great views across the harbor to the city, especially at night. 

Facilities:

Floating docks Self-service Laundry Yacht Maintenance Yard
Toilets Internet Access Travel Lift
Showers Receive & Hold Mail Chandlery on premises
Power and Water at berth Fuel Dock Pump Out Facility

The Auckland City ferry stops here, making it very easy to get to the city without having to drive.

Mailing Address:
Bayswater Marina
Sir Peter Blake Parade
Bayswater, Auckland, New Zealand

Dockmaster:  Philip Wardale  

Advantages

  • Very quiet with no highway noise.
  • Great views of the city, especially at night
  • Auckland City Ferry stops at Marina and access to city is quicker than by car.

Disadvantages

  • No fixed breakwater, just a wave attenuator.
  • Exposed to strong winds from the South and Southwest. 
  • About 10K from the city across the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
  • Few cruising amenities within walking distance of the marina.

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Cruising Amenities

Grocery Stores - 
  • The closest supermarket is New World on Lake Rd. 
  • New World in Devonport at 35 Bartley Terrace.  This a larger store with more choice.
  • There is also a small dairy within walking distance, along King Edward Ave., which sells groceries, newspapers, and other small items.

Self-Service Laundry - Bayswater Marina

Shopping Centers - Takapuna Mall in Takapuna

Banks/ATMs - Devonport and on Lake Rd. north of the turnoff to Bayswater Marina.

Propane Gas Canister Refill - See information on Auckland.

Postal Services - Devonport and on Lake Rd. north of the turnoff to Bayswater Marina.

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Transport

Buses -  The Link Bus operates between Takapuna and the marina.  For additional information see this category on the Auckland Destination page. Taxis - Taxi service is available, you must call to have them pick you up at the marina.

Ferry Service Auckland Ferry stops at the marina and travels to the Ferry Terminal across the harbor in the city.

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Yacht Services

Chandleries
  • Boat Bits, 51 Barry's Point Rd., Takapuna  (Used and New boat parts)
  • 121 Marine Centre, 121 Wairau Rd, Glenfield
Yacht Maintenance - See Auckland City Yacht Services

Chain Galvanizing -  See Auckland City Yacht Services

Charts/Marine Books -  Boat Bits, 51 Barry's Point Rd., Takapuna  (Used charts and books)

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Medical

Doctors - 
  • Dr. Simon Hammond (General Practice),
  • See Auckland City information

Dentists - See Auckland City Medical information

Clinics/Medical Centers - See Auckland City Medical information

Dermatologists - Dr. Simon Hammond (General Practice), Although Dr. Hammond is a GP, he removed some suspicious spots at a reasonable charge.  (In New Zealand, you must first see a GP and get a referral before going to a specialist.)

Hospitals - Westlake Hospital, 27 Karaka St., PH:  489 6358

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 Miscellaneous

 The following are services or places visited and recommended by Bob and Judi. We can only say that our experience was a good one and we hope that you will also have a favorable experience.
Restaurants
  • Several nice restaurants in Devonport including Manuka Wood Fired Pizza Bar, a very good Pizza place that cooks terrific, exotic pizzas in a wood oven.
  • Also several good restaurants and cafes in Takapuna.
Pubs - 
  • Kenny's Bar and Grill, Takapuna
  • One Red Dog, Takapuna

Recommended Things to See and Do - Devonport has great gift shops, restaurants, and cafes.

 More Information - Devonport Visitor Centre, Devonport

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This Page Last Updated: 17 Jul 2013

 

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