45 FREE family-friendly activities to do in Auckland

Free activities to do in auckland

We recently asked you “what are your favourite free things to do with your kids”. Here are some of the amazing responses. 

45 free activities to do in auckland

  1. Swimming and hanging out at the beach. Favourites include Mission Bay, Takapuna, Cornwallis, and Orewa 
  2. Auckland Botanic Gardens
  3. Red Beach where we practice being ninjas hiding in Pohutukawa trees
  4. Fun Fest
  5. Park play
  6. Barry Curtis Park
  7. Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
  8. Western Springs
  9. Hart Domain
  10. Auckland Museum
  11. Bike riding
  12. Pump tracks
  13. Parnell Baths
  14. Maddils Farm playground
  15. Splash pads especially the one at Potters Park and Waterview
  16. Visit the library
  17. Sand dunes
  18. The Kauri Park glow worm walks
  19. Ambury Farm
  20. Milford Beach reserve
  21. Highfield donkey reserve
  22. Silo Park and ride scooters around Westhaven Marina
  23. Picnic at Cornwall park
  24. Swimming at Onehunga council pools
  25. Onepoto domain – picnic, bike track, bush walk and a playground
  26. Playground at Stonefields
  27. Kayaking at Mission Bay
  28. St Heliers beach playground
  29. Kitekite falls and bush walk
  30. Exploring the tunnels at North Head
  31. North Shore aerodromes
  32. Play a game of Monopoly
  33. Walks at Camp Sladdin in Clevedon
  34. Art Gallery
  35. Snakes and Ladders playground
  36. Shakespeare Regional Park
  37. Family show and tell
  38. Airport viewing platform
  39. Swimming pool
  40. Arataki Visitor Centre and nature trails
  41. Shopping mall kids club and craft activities
  42. Okura bushwalk
  43. Woodhill mountain bike park
  44. Walking in the Waitakere Ranges (There is currently a Rāhui on the Waitakere Ranges to protect the Kauri dieback)
  45. Fairyworks Installation at Te Onekiritea/Bomb Point Park in Hobsonville
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