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Best parks in Auckland

“Lovely parkland, botanical and New Zealand cultural destination, entry to War Memorial Museum by donation. ”
125local recommendations
“If you like trees, open parkland, and sweeping views, this is for you. Bring a picnic, and if you feel lively, climb the iconic One Tree Hill in the neighbouring park to wear it off, and enjoy the great, two-harbour view from the top. 30 minutes drive.”
63local recommendations
“Albert Park is a public park in central Auckland, bounded by Wellesley Street East, Princes Street, Bowen Avenue and Kitchener Street. ”
36local recommendations
“Awesome bush walks in NZ native forest - check that it is open as it is sometimes closed for pest eradication.”
58local recommendations
“Public park incorporating parts of a former industrial site, with outdoor concerts, films & markets.”
53local recommendations
“Fairly easy climb to the top of our iconic volcano and the views are worth it for the photos you will take!”
32local recommendations
“Western Park is a midsized public park located in the suburb of Freemans Bay, west of the CBD of Auckland, New Zealand. It is situated in two merging gullies which run downhill to the sea from what was once called Te Rimu Tahi ridge. Originally, the Tuna Mau stream used to run through the park's area. ”
32local recommendations
“A quaint escape in the middle of the city. Beautiful gardens with the tranquil surrounding park”
33local recommendations
“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.”
15local recommendations
“WESTFIELD Mall. LOTS of parking, LOADS of up to date shopping. Walk is about 15-20 minutes away.”
15local recommendations
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).”
27local recommendations
“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”
30local recommendations
“Along with a long beach, long bay regional park is the place you can go and discover the wildness, BBQ with family and friends, take a walk with your lover on the beach. There are just so many things you can do here. ”
16local recommendations
“great walk in serene surroundings to unwind and feed the wild birds. a little exercise in stretching the legs. ”
21local recommendations
“If you have time, don't miss the opportunity to walk all the way up the One Tree Hill to have an amazing view of the city. Definitely worth a visit!”
17local recommendations
National Park
“Best walks and native bush on the island. Finish your walk at the beach to cool off. Plenty of parking”
14local recommendations