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#1 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
It is a wonderful place to visit to see many rare and endangered New Zealand birds, as well as to be able to walk through rainforest, enjoy the shoreline and generally spend a peaceful day in nature.
We live on the doorstep of a forest park in the Waikato but even with all the bird life we are exposed to Tiritiri Matangi was just superb!
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#2 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
... which to see both the Tasman and the Pacific) and on to the excellent open sanctuary at Cascades Kauri park - take the City Walk to see magnificent Kauri, Rimu and Totara and if you are lucky, rare native birds.
The park includes 250km of walking and tramping tracks, beaches, breathtaking vistas, spectacular rocky outcrops, waterfalls and cliffs.
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#3 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Cornwall Park is an oasis of green peace close to the bustling CBD of exciting Auckland We took a picnic and cycled out there to find wonderful riding paths, gentle meadows, tall majestic trees, farm animals, free...
This a truly wonderful park with scenic vistas, great mature trees of many species, spreading lawns intermixed with a working farm, free BBQs, walking/jogging paths, two cafes, the Observatory, the Obelisk on the...
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#4 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Waiheke, Kawau or Great Barrier islands are all accessible national parks with residential areas.
Orewa is also a great family type holiday resort feel with a small camping holiday park as you enter the town.
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#5 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Great bus service and do visit the fascinating Waiheke Museum, open Wed and weekends and the Dead Dog Bay, sculpture and wetland park - magical!
The island has many nature walks and camping grounds (Whakanewha Bay is secluded and beautiful), but for the less adventurous there are many excellent wineries to visit with outstanding restaurants.
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#6 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
The range of landscapes on the volcanic island makes it a must for nature lovers, and is especially worth spending time on the less-traveled trails – our favorites were the Coastal Trail (best at high tide) and Wi...
This island combines both, unique nature, flora and fauna, plus unique vineyards, wine cellars and folklore souvenirs.
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#7 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Spectacular views of the harbour, Waitakere ranges, Rangitoto and out toward the Coromandel as well as taking in the local landmarks of Eden Park, Auckland Domain, the museum, Sky Tower, harbour bridge, and the vo...
From the peak of the highest mountain in Auckland view the city sky line, the famous Eden Park sports ground, the proof of the countries volcanic with the amazing great crater at the side of Mt Eden.
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#8 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
This beach is amazing!! Remember to respect the power of mother nature at this beach, whilst taking the time to enjoy it's surroundings!
From the car park, walk to the surf life saving hut, turn right, cross the steam, over the hill to O'Neill's beach where children can explore some caves.
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#9 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
well this is one of the nicest places to spend a day,either sitting relaxing on the beach or a nice brisk walk on the board walk,great cafes great shops good park for the kids nice restaurants one of the top place...
Quietly enjoy the silent shore experiencing nature...in its magnitude.
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Mount Victoria Reserve Devonport 4.2 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Devonport
A great place to visit on a trip to Devonport, great views over the city, an easy walk up the hill for most able bodied people or a easy drive up for motorist's (can be difficult to find a car park at the top on b...
In my opinion the views are better than the slightly higher hill within Cornwall Park nearer the city centre.
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#10 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
If you drive up One Tree Hill ,go right up to the Obelisk for fantastic 360degree views of Auckland city & suburbs & other mountain peaks.At the moment September there are new born lambs all over the park leaping...
... and if you look east you can see the coromandel .Best enjoyed in the summer bring along some meat and use one of the many free bbq's scattered around Cornwall park or bring along a picnic pick a spot and enjoy.
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#11 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
From beautiful boutique shops, to a variety of cafe's and restaurants for 'romantic, quaint to family', great family park by the sea and million dollar views from the shore, the ferry building or Mt Victoria's stu...
... the America’s Cup Sailing Regatta was held, the main highway from North to South through both islands, Freemans Bay where we saw a Mega Boat Park (huge warehouse with boats racked five levels high on both sides).
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#12 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
It's a beautiful spot,and such a gem right in the heart of the city.Great for a game of cricket n even a picnic.Its the city's oldest park,The winter gardens are a feature of the Domain with Auckland war memorial...
Love the Domain - dominated by the Auckland Museum which in itself is fantastic the grounds allow for so many activities including the fabulous Christmas in the Park and Anzac Day parades, the Wintergardens and of...
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#13 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Firstly it is based around our fabulous harbour with outstanding scenery, awesome restaurants, Silo Park where kids and adults can play and then there are the boats to gaze at.
With a huge selection of restaurants, pubs, and entertainment such as silo park, cruise tours, tram, buskers, and the maritime museum.
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#14 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
... African ones that are most common in every zoo around the world.This is worth it, you connect with nature, you can take beautiful pictures and relax walking on your own pace, prices are affordable and it doesn...
Auckland Zoo only 5 kms from the Auckland CBD is set in a true zoological park with open grass areas for a picnic, native bush, and a river flowing through it.
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#15 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
It is great on a Sunday morning to park near the Takapuna market, have breakfast while watching all the dogs being walked and then take a great refreshing walk along the beach while seeing the all too energetic dr...
Nature as good as it gets in the heart of a city!
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#16 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
The Domain has many different spaces in it - enjoy it all!! Wander around the park and enjoy the trees and flower beds (including the Valkyries Garden), the duck pond, the meandering pathways, the War Memorial Mus...
An amazingly beautiful walled garden to sit and think, read, take photos, enjoy nature, have lunch, explore the glasshouses.
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#17 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Parnell Rose Gardens are a picturesque, spacious and have a lovely ambience and a perfect place for a relaxed stroll and worth a visit, especially for nature lovers
A stunningly beautiful Garden/park Set in Parnells Gladstone rd lots of rose gardens and many more flowers and trees very popular for weddings and just to have a walk around or have a picnic just stunning
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#18 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Beautiful Albert park right in the city!! Great place to spend the day or evening with friends Great for a picnic Lovely wlk through the gardens Just a lovely space to escape from the busy city!!!
Perfect for picnics, relaxing, studying or just a chance to reconvene with nature, this lovely park is definitely worth a stroll.
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#19 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Accesible through city centre via Viaduct harbour, Silo Park is the dead end of a beautiful harbour with views overlooking the Hauraki Gulf and North Harbour Bridge.
Be it the markets, kids playground, movies, Sunday dance classes, exhibitions in the 6 pack, super yachts, seaplanes and more - Silo Park had it all.
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#20 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
If you are the type of person (family) we can enjoy nature and marine life for what it is then definitely visit this place!
Obviously a lot smaller then the bigger "sea life" parks around the world but perfect for the little ones.
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#21 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Accesible to restaurants, car parks and public convenience.
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#22 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Butterfly park, amazing bug collection (he’s right into bugs), birds, animals, a massive dinasor play area, crocodiles, kiwi house, it was amazing!
Very nice tourist attraction, quite clean even overflowing with visitors, informative, educative, knowledge and so on... Best place for children to come close to the nature, different habitats and species.
Eden Garden Epsom 3.1 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Epsom
The many commemorative nameplates and named park benches give a feel of memorial gardens.
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#23 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
Great park to go to for a walk, just to relax, have a picnic, enjoy the sun and serenity, walking the dog or taking the kiddies for a bike ride.
The springs is a great place to go to relax and unwind, countryside within the city.... Walk around the lake, kids can play at the park, take a train ride around the place, close to the zoo...
#24 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
It has a park and toilets across from the shop.
#25 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
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#27 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
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#28 of 64 Nature & Parks in Auckland Central
You can go hiking on Hillary Trail, or stroll in the long beach, go see some caves, play with birds, or picnic or just chill in the laps of nature.
Park in the gravel carpark at the roads end and continue to take in the breath-taking West.
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