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Gardens and Parks in Auckland

Gardens and Parks in Auckland are magnets for the chilled out people who live here. Join the locals, sunbathing on weekends, or use the open spaces to jog off the extra calories you'll accumulate while you're here.  

Auckland Parks and Gardens are everywhere. Even when it feels like you're in the heart of a busy, bustling city, you can turn a corner and walk into a green oasis of peace and quiet. The various parks (known as Domains) are spread evenly throughout the city. In the CBD, just off the waterfront, are Albert Park and Victoria Park. Auckland Domain is a large area of parkland a little further south, and home to the War Memorial Museum. Mount Eden Domain and Cornwall Park are two of the most popular leisure destinations at weekends. Auckland Botanic Gardens are beautiful and instantly relaxing. To the west, Western Springs (and the Zoo) are very popular with walkers and animal lovers. North Shore has dozens of parks and green spaces, especially around the University's North Shore campus. Many parks will allow barbecues in nice weather, but do check beforehand. Summer activities in Auckland's Parks and Gardens can include outdoor movies, kids activities, festivals, fairs and sporting events.

Auckland's Nancy Steen Rose Garden is an inner-city oasis, where visitors can appreciate some of nature's most beautiful specimens.............

Centrally located, small and compact park that's just off Queen Street (about half way up). Shaded by native and exotic trees, the steep sloped park is an oasis in the ci......

Large reserve in Epsom, Auckland, with 183m volcano and historically important Maori connections, once the largest 'pa' in the city. Fantastic views from the top...............

Newmarket Park is set on 6 hectares and tucked between Newmarket, Remuera and Parnell. The park includes a picnic area, playground, pond and parking area................

Regional parkland within easy reach of Auckland CBD. Lush forests, abundant wildlife, walking tracks galore and stunning scenery. Very popular Auckland attraction..............

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Situated in the heart of Mission Bay, a popular seaside suburb of Auckland, Selwyn Domain is best know for its much photographed water fountain feature................

Cornwall Park is 425 acres (172 hectares) of New Zealand’s living history, weaving together our heritage, ecology, agriculture, wildlife, mauri, and community within its lush landscape....

This popular regional park extends from Maori Bay (Maukatia), in the south, up Muriwai beach for 8km.............

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Parnell Rose Gardens is a beautiful oasis situated on Gladstone Road in the suburb of Parnell. The gardens include over 5000 roses with a number planted by international......

Across the main road leading into St Heliers suburb, Vellenoweth Green enjoys views of the beach, hauraki Gulf and Rangitoto Island................

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