The best Outdoor Activities in Auckland (New Zealand)

Sylvia Park
  • Sylvia Park

    Sylvia Park is a large business park and shopping centre in the Auckland suburb of Mount Wellington in New Zealand. Less commonly known, the area around the centre (which includes some residential and other commercial developments) is also called Sylvia Park (the centre takes its name from the area, not vice versa, but Sylvia Park is not officially a suburb). The area is located adjacent to two major interchanges of the Auckland Southern Motorway – the South Eastern Highway (which ...
Auckland Zoo
  • Auckland Zoo

    99 Motions Rd Auckland 1022 New Zealand
    Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand, set in 17 hectares of lush parkland and just five minutes from central Auckland. There is lots to see and do all year, including events, animal encounters, behind the scenes experiences and more!
Odyssey Sensory Maze Auckland
  • Odyssey Sensory Maze Auckland

    Lower Basement, Metro Centre, 291-297 Queen Street 1010 Auckland New Zealand
    Odyssey Sensory Maze will send you on an a-maze-ing journey that will invigorate and indulge your senses and challenge your mind as you experience unique illusions, sound effects, scents, quirky obstacles and strange sensations!
Albert Park tunnels
  • Albert Park tunnels

    The Albert Park tunnels are found largely beneath Albert Park, in central Auckland, New Zealand. The tunnels were constructed as air raid shelters during the Second World War. At the conclusion of the war they were sealed to prevent vandalism or misuse by the public, and as a protection against carbon dioxide build-up or tunnel collapse.
Victoria Park, Auckland
  • Victoria Park, Auckland

    Victoria Park is a park and sports ground in Auckland City, New Zealand. It was opened in 1905 and named after the queen who had died four years earlier. It lies on reclaimed bay land in Freemans Bay, a suburb directly west of the Auckland CBD. However, it does not have direct connection to the foreshore anymore, as the Western Reclamation and the Viaduct Basin quarter lie between it and the Waitematā Harbour. The bay started to be filled in ...
Myers Park, Auckland
  • Myers Park, Auckland

    Myers Park is a narrow park in central Auckland, New Zealand, running parallel to the upper part of Queen Street. It is characterised by steep, grassed slopes and canopied with a mixture of large exotic and native trees, including an alley of large palm trees. A playground, benches and various artworks (including a marble copy of Michelangelo's sitting Moses statue) are features of the park. Paths cross the park connecting to Queen Street, K Road, Grey's Avenue and Aotea Square. Opened in ...
Victoria Park Tunnel
  • Victoria Park Tunnel

    The Victoria Park Tunnel is a motorway tunnel completed in 2012 on New Zealand State Highway 1 in Auckland, New Zealand, taking northbound traffic off the Victoria Park Viaduct, which was converted to all southbound traffic. It lies mostly under Victoria Park.
Domain Wintergardens
  • Domain Wintergardens

    The Domain Wintergardens is a complex of gardens located within the Auckland Domain. It is registered with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a Category I historic place.
Western Park, Auckland
  • Western Park, Auckland

    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 (now several kilometres away due to land reclamation) from what was once called Te Rimu Tahi ridge (the 'lone Rimu tree ridge' in Maori). Originally, the Tuna Mau stream used to run through the park's area. The location makes the southern parts of the park rather ...
Newmarket Park
  • Newmarket Park

    Newmarket Park is an approximately 6 ha large park in Auckland, New Zealand. It is located in the triangle between three suburbs, northeast of the Newmarket, southeast of Parnell and northwest of Remuera. It is located partially on a higher, manmade plateau, with the remainder of the park dropping steeply down towards Newmarket Stream running to Hobson Bay along the eastern edge of the park. In the early 2010s, a major remediation and upgrade of the park occurred, which is ...
Basque Park
  • Basque Park

    Basque Park is a north-facing reserve in Eden Terrace, a former working class suburb in central Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand. It is surrounded by Symonds Street, Newton Road, New North Road and the North Western Motorway. This green area was part of a group of important working class housing suburbs of New Zealand. Based in the most densely housed urban area in the country Basque Park served as a recreation area for the suburbs of Arch Hill and ...
Victoria Park Village
  • Victoria Park Village

    Victoria Park Village (formerly Victoria Park Market) is a cluster of galleries, workshops, studios, offices, eateries and retail stores as well as a gym and Pilates Studio in Auckland, New Zealand. The precinct is housed in a former waste depot and incinerator complex. It is located in Freemans Bay and its name derives from the adjacent Victoria Park which was created in 1905 and named after the late Queen who had died four years earlier. Until April 2016 the village was ...
  • Carlaw Park

    Carlaw Park was a multi-purpose stadium in Parnell, a central suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It neighboured the Auckland Domain's Northern end. It was primarily used for rugby league and had a peak spectator capacity of around 28,000 in the 1930s, though this fell to around 17,000 by the time the ground was closed in 2002.
  • Alexandra Park, Auckland

    Alexandra Park is the home of the Auckland Trotting Club in Epsom, Auckland. The park consists of the Alexandra Park trotting track, conference centre, and a high-end urban village currently under construction. Alexandra Park hosts many feature harness races throughout the year including the Auckland Trotting Cup and is the home of the New Zealand Trotting Hall of Fame and museum.