Search for more information about all of the regional parks in Auckland. You can also discover parks outside your neighbourhood that you can explore.
There are many activities that you can do and enjoy at our regional parks including abseiling, mountain biking, camping, horse riding and many more.
From beautiful seaside campsites to historic lodges and great kiwi baches, there are plenty of places to stay. Make the most of your parks experience by staying the night.
Throughout Auckland there are numerous walking and mountain bike tracks ready for you to get out and enjoy.
Te Ara Moana means ‘the sea-going pathway’. It is a self-guided five day sea kayak tour along approximately 51km of Auckland’s picturesque south eastern coastline.
Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport that exercises both the mind and body. Orienteering courses are available in the following four locations across the regional parks network.
The Hillary Trail is a spectacular multi-day tramping trip through native forest and along the wild coast of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. Beginning and ending not far from metropolitan Auckland.
Enjoy the open space of our regional parks from horseback on one of our designated horse trails.
An Auckland Council Regional Parks camping pass is valid for one year from 1 September to 31 August. There are two types of passes available - Self Containment Certificate Pass for campervans or Camp Ground Passes for camping.
Find out how to get permission to carry out commercial activities on regional parkland. You need to ask for approval to carry out any activity on a park or reserve where you generate private benefit or financial reward.
See how we will manage regional parks over the next 10 years. The plan was developed in consultation with members of the public and partner organisations.
Auckland Botanic Gardens is home to over 10,000 plants from around the world. With something always in bloom, it is a great place to bring the family. Come, relax, be inspired and let our plant collections surprise you.