Forts of Auckland

 
 
North Head

North Head is a small strategic headland at the entrance of Auckland's lovely Waitematā Harbour.

Fort Takapuna

"Fort Takapuna" is named after the point on which it stands. 

Fort Victoria

Mount Victoria is the highest of Devonport's volcanic cones at 87 metres. 

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ABOUT US

AUCKLAND COASTAL DEFENCES

HISTORICAL TRUST

PRESERVING HISTORY

ACDHT is a registered charitable trust formed to preserve the history and assist the Department of Conservation (DOC) and Maunga Authority/Auckland Council to restore and maintain the historic sites at North Head, Mt Victoria, and Fort Takapuna as significant tourist attractions and areas of public interest.

Any surplus income from tourist or associated activities is used to further develop capacity to restore the historic, archaeological, and amenity values of the sites for the region.