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Cancelled Guided tour: Historic Fort Takapuna

FreeNorth Auckland

Saturday 29 September to Sunday 14 October
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-2pm


The Barracks, Fort Takapuna Recreation Reserve near Fort Cautley

170 Vauxhall Rd, Narrow Neck, Devonport

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Bookings are required

Contact Royal New Zealand Navy Museum:

09 445 5186

Event details

Fort Takapuna is the best-preserved of the historic Victorian coastal defences built to defend Auckland during the Russian War Scare in 1885.

Explore the underground gun positions and their barracks. You'll also learn about the scandal surrounding the purchase of the site, and local myths and legends.

What to bring:

You will need a torch to light your way through unlit tunnels.

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