Our Parks

Auckland's Priceless Regional Parks

Our Park Stats

  • 28 different parks, covering more than 40,000 hectares of land with recreational, historic and ecological value. >>>


  • More than 500kms of walking and tramping tracks

  • Access to Auckland's most spectacular beaches, including over 100kms of prime coastline

  • thousands of hectares of native forest

  • Access to Auckland's farming heritage and Access to Auckland's most spectacular beaches

  • diverse recreational activities

  • bach accommodation

  • 55 picnic\events sites

  • 8 outdoor education centres

  • 40 campsites

  • 9 historic homesteads

  • 1120 historic sites -Maori and pioneer

  • 3 open sanctuaries - increasing Auckland's birdlife

  • 2 Marine Reserves


  • Ambury Farm Park

  • Ātiu Creek

  • Auckland Botanic Gardens

  • Āwhitu

  • Duder

  • Glenfern Sanctuary, Gt Barrier

  • Long Bay

  • Mahurangi

  • Motukorea Browns Island

  • Muriwai

  • Mutukaroa / Hamlins Hill

  • Ōmana

  • Pākiri

  • Scandrett's

  • Shakespear

  • Tapapakanga

  • Tāwharanui

  • Tawhitokino

  • Te Ārai

  • Te Muri

  • Te Rau Pūriri

  • Waitawa

  • Wenderholm

  • Whakanewha / Waiheke Island


Waitakere Ranges Regional Park includes:

  • Anawhata

  • Arataki Visitor Centre

  • Cascade Kauri

  • Cornwallis

  • Huia

  • Karekare

  • Piha

  • Te Henga / Bethells

  • Whatipū Scientific Reserve

Hunua Ranges Regional Park

includes:

  • Waharau

  • Whakatīwai

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Auckland Council Links

Auckland Regional Parks Official website

ARK in the Park Waitakere Ranges, Cascades. The Ark is a collaborative project between Forest & Bird and Auckland Council, supported by local mana whenua Te Kawerau ā Maki.

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