Village with a view!
Come & meet the friendly locals who run the village, do one of our heritage walks and take time out at any of the local cafés with their superb coffee + homemade treats!
A unique slice of New Zealand on the shore and walking leisure hub of the upper Waitemata. The village with the view.
Birkenhead Village offers you a selection of unique New Zealand walks.
- NZ's only sugar town – Sugar Workers Walk
- Gateway to NZ native bush & birdlife – Leroys Bush Walk
- Unique sugar town heritage – The Highbury Heritage Walk
- Birkenhead's Oldest Street – Hinemoa Street Walk
Chelsea Sugar Cube Map:
Original sugar workers walk: Selfguided map available here – Village Library, Real Estate Agents, Banks
Pick up a $16 daily AT Hop Day Pass( $5 for the hop card) (which offers you an easy one-purchase ticket for your entire day's travel - includes bus, ferry or train). Purchase from Queens Wharf, Fullers Ferries, Britomart or bus drivers. Catch the cream and black Birkenhead Bus 973 or 974 opposite Sky Tower or in Albert St. For more detail www.AT.govt.nz/athopdaypass
Head for the architecturally award winning Birkenhead Library in the heart of Highbury. Mon-Sun 9am - 4pm. Free parking.