Sinclair Park

From the lookout in Sinclair Park there are lovely views of Houghton Bay and Te Raekaihau headland.

View of playing fields at Sinclair Park.

Location:  Between Buckley Road and Houghton Bay Road in the suburb of Houghton Bay.

How to get there: Houghton Bay Road. No 23 bus to Houghton Bay/Southgate or No 3 bus to Hungerford Road plus a 15-minute walk.

Entrance and exit points: Buckley Road and Houghton Bay Road.

Brief description: The park is an area of regenerating bush on the west side of Houghton Bay Road.

A well-formed track from the bottom of the park leads up to Buckley Road and the lookout.   A side track joins the Southern Walkway, which runs through the park.

The park is opposite Te Raekaihau headland, which has amazing views. 

Parking: Off-street parking at top of Houghton Bay Road near sports fields.

Accessibility: Track to Buckley Road steep in places.

Dogs: Off-leash dog exercise area next to Houghton Bay Road, just below the school.

Features:  At the park entrance at the top of the valley, there are grassed areas, a playground and a playing field. The lower part of the park has a large grassed area with another playground, a basketball hoop and seats.

Friends group: Friends of Buckley Road Reserve.