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Parks & nature in Auckland

Botanical Garden
“Because it will show some Maori and pacific Isalnd Culture History of the early settlers in NZ”
159 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Theres an awesome Volcano simulation of one of Aucklands biggest Volcanoes (Rangitoto) erupting. ”
146 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“The most gorgeous 360° views of Auckland. Revolving Restaurant at the top (call to book a reservation)! For the Adventurous; you can walk around outside on the glass-bottom floor or bungee jump off the side! ”
115 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely parkland, botanical and New Zealand cultural destination, entry to War Memorial Museum by donation. ”
121 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Lovely walk along the waterfront to look at all the boats moored in the docks. Large Choice of Restaurants and Bars. ”
95 locals recommend
Park
“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.”
63 locals recommend
Mountain
“10 to 15 Minutes walk. You may enjoy the 360 view of Auckland and nice sunsets and sunrise. City looks great from summit”
71 locals recommend
Park
“Awesome bush walks in NZ native forest - check that it is open as it is sometimes closed for pest eradication.”
58 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.”
36 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Arataki Visitors Centre has all the information you require for walking and hiking in the Waitakere Ranges.”
57 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Boasting stunning views over Auckland City, across the eastern bays and around to Rangitoto Island and northwards, North Head is a beautiful spot to visit. Spend an hour or more exploring the walks, caves, beaches and historic tunnels, or do it local style and slide down the grassy slopes on an old cardboard box.”
48 locals recommend
Plaza
“Public park incorporating parts of a former industrial site, with outdoor concerts, films & markets.”
52 locals recommend
Park
“A cute courtyard with greenhouses filled with weird and wonderful plants. Theres even a native Fern Forrest to explore! Situated in Aucklans largest City Park (The Domain) ”
34 locals recommend
Beach
“We take the short drive in the car to Point Chev Beach when the tide is in. It's only a few minutes away then, and if the tide is full in the evening it's a bonus because it gets the setting sun. ”
35 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
Park
“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. ”
31 locals recommend