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Top park recommendations from locals

Park
“Sprawling grassy fields with a view up to the Auckland War Memorial Museum , this space is often used for public events, sports and casual social gatherings. ”
  • 122 locals recommend
Park
“Walk up One Tree Hill and enjoy panoramic views of Auckland City.Several cafes and dining options in park”
  • 65 locals recommend
Park
“Albert Park is one of Auckland’s best parks. Its central location in the heart of the city, together with its long history and distinctive character, have earned it a special place in the hearts of Aucklanders and made it an important destination for visitors. At one corner of the park is the Auckland City Art Gallery and gardens, and on the other side is the original park-keepers cottage which is now a museum of memorabilia. It's the perfect place for a lunchtime stroll and somewhere to eat your lunch on a lovely sunny day.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Park
“If you love bush walks and tramping you will love the beautiful Waitakere ranges scenery The Waitakere Ranges are a chain of hills in the Auckland Region, generally running approximately 25 km from north to south, 25 km west of central Auckland, New Zealand. The ranges and surrounding areas were traditionally known to local Māori as Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Park
“a beautiful area filled with walks and sunny beaches, loads of flat grass to play on also. We go here a lot for large family gatherings, we spend the day under the trees with a picnic. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Park
“Grab a coffee and take a morning to discover this lovely natural occurring spring. The bridge is a great place to see the eels, but beware of the ducks and geese as they are confident in approaching you for food! There is currently a plan in place to rehome a lot of these geese as they have become too numerous but this doesn't detract from a lovely walk. Just dont wear nice shoes and watch where you step!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Plaza
“walk down Franklin rd , cross Victoria Park and few steps further enjoy leisurely time at Silo park - check programme of events keep walking and you will reach the viaduct, Britomart and the bottom of queen Street ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Park
“Stunning scenery and if you time it right you can see the baby Gannets. You will also see lots of paragliders and surfers. Time your trip with sunset, grab some fish and chips and either park your car on the hill carpark or set yourself up on a blanket and watch the stunning sunset on this west coast surf beach. Warning, please don’t go in the sea if you are not confident in strong surf, there are very strong rips here. If you do go in swimming make sure it is between the flags. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Park
“Walk or train to the Domain and visit this spectacular corner of the Park. Then continue on to the Musum and make sure you have time to visit the Volcano room. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Park
“Fancy a walk? Lovely city park within easy reach of the villa. Along the way grab a coffee or lunch. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“Fairly easy climb to the top of our iconic volcano and the views are worth it for the photos you will take!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Playground
“800m to the Victoria Park Bus Terminal CityLink buses go every 8-10 minutes throughout the city centre. Adult $1, Child 50c. InterLink every 10-15 minutes throughout the city centre. OutLink every 12-15 minutes throughout inner city suburbs. Northern Busway Services go over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Skate Park
“Lovely bug park which is good for walking and exercise (basketball, tennis, rugby league, cycling, skateboarding). It's also the location of the iconic Grey Lynn Park Festival (held annually in November).”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“Great day out for all the family, bushwalks, swimming, picnic spot, bird watching”
  • 28 locals recommend
Farm
“it is a working farm so you can see lots of farm animals and walk in the paddocks with them (in the Spring you can feed the lambs) as well as lots of walking and bird watching and it is free”
  • 28 locals recommend