Auckland walking & Auckland tramping

Auckland Regional Parks


Auckland’s incredible natural beauty is famous around the world and a visit to any of Auckland’s regional parks will show you just why.

Whether you’re here on holiday or you live in Auckland and want to go exploring beyond the backyard, you’ll be amazed at just how stunning these treasured lands are.

Stroll across rolling grasslands or trek through dense native rainforest. Take in the views from a rugged clifftop or enjoy a picnic on a golden sand beach. Auckland’s regional parks are the perfect way to discover the diversity and splendour of our landscapes and you can find them in every direction. Here are just some of Auckland’s 26 beautiful regional parks.


Outdoor Safety Code

  1. Plan your trip
  2. Tell someone
  3. Be aware of the weather
  4. Know your limits
  5. Take sufficient supplies

Contact the nearest DOC visitor centre for the latest information about facilities and conditions. For more information, please click here.

Learn how to minimise your environmental impact while enjoying natural and cultural heritage areas.

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and walk on marked tracks
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Eliminate the risk of fire
  6. Respect wildlife and farm animals
  7. Be considerate of others

For more information, please click here.

The Water Safety Code

  1. Be prepared
  2. Watch out for yourself and others
  3. Be aware of the dangers
  4. Know your limits

For further safety information you can take when enjoying yourself in, on and under the water please click here.