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Beautiful green spot in the middle of Auckland

A great little getaway in the concrete jungle that is Auckland. Especially in spring, the place has... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Delft, The Netherlands
Green Oasis in the busy Ponsonby

City's most notable open spaces covering about 8 ha at very busy Ponsonby area. A really green... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

A great little getaway in the concrete jungle that is Auckland. Especially in spring, the place has great charm. Very green and diverse.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kea_Elisa
Reviewed 17 December 2017

City's most notable open spaces covering about 8 ha at very busy Ponsonby area. A really green oasis with mature big trees and bushes, beautiful undulating ground and walkways. Entry from several points. From Ponsonby a unique building ruins welcomes you. While other entry points...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I really like the atmosphere and lovely place In this place you can relax and read your favorite book , thats nice enjoy it

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Western Park is worth visiting if you are in the area, I wouldn't make a long trip just because of this park though. The park is close to Ponsonby. Safe and clean park.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We walked through this park to go from Ponsonby to Queen Street - it takes about a half hour and you need a walking app. A beautiful park with gorgeous trees and views, an excellent playground for children with a small flying fox, built in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Monique I
Reviewed 1 September 2016

There are a lot of good things about this park. It's old with many beautiful trees. It goes along a creek below the city around, so it's a good place to escape from the city. It has interesting "ruines" catching eye. The only thing you...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank heckfy
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Great park to visit if you are nearby the area. Interesting architecture remains. It's also a dog friendly park. Very close to Ponsonby.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank DoubleShot_NZ
Reviewed 24 November 2015

This is the first park that we crossed on our first walk in the city from our Hotel. It caught our attention because there were some parts of building sticking out of the ground like ancient ruins. The main entrance is actually from Beresford street...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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