Best playgrounds in Auckland

Check out the top playgrounds in Auckland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Rainbow's End
1. Rainbow's End
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65 local reviews
2 Clist Cres, Manukau
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+64 9-262 2030
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Aung
With over 20 rides & attractions, there is a huge playground for everyone!
1. Rainbow's End
1. Rainbow's End
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65 local reviews
2 Clist Cres, Manukau
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+64 9-262 2030
Aung
Aung
With over 20 rides & attractions, there is a huge playground for everyone!
2. Wynyard Quarter
2. Wynyard Quarter
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137 local reviews
Wynyard Quarter, Auckland
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Julie
We love coming here all year 'round, but especially in the summer. There is so much going on here: bars,…
Simon
Newly developed, this is just a short walk from the Viaduct Basin, with loads of restaurants and cafes, and…
Jenny
New developed harbour, with stunning view of Auckland City, Hauraki Gulf, the harbour bridge and Auckland's…
2. Wynyard Quarter
2. Wynyard Quarter
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137 local reviews
Wynyard Quarter, Auckland
Julie
Julie
We love coming here all year 'round, but especially in the summer. There is so much going on here: bars, restaurants, cafes, fish market; a…
Simon
Simon
Newly developed, this is just a short walk from the Viaduct Basin, with loads of restaurants and cafes, and great places to sit and have a…
Jenny
Jenny
New developed harbour, with stunning view of Auckland City, Hauraki Gulf, the harbour bridge and Auckland's Yachts. Lots of playful…
3. Silo Park
3. Silo Park
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59 local reviews
Jellicoe St, Auckland
+64 9-336 8820
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Bernadine
It's the waterfront, they have exhibitions in the old silos, sometimes markets and events / live music etc,…
Natalie
Inspired upcycling/regeneration of a once industrial landscape on the harbour's edge. Occasional markets,…
Louise
Markets & outdoor cinema (need to check times and dates) playground, water play, cafes, restaurants & bars,…
3. Silo Park
3. Silo Park
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59 local reviews
Jellicoe St, Auckland
+64 9-336 8820
Bernadine
Bernadine
It's the waterfront, they have exhibitions in the old silos, sometimes markets and events / live music etc, there are kids playgrounds…
Natalie
Natalie
Inspired upcycling/regeneration of a once industrial landscape on the harbour's edge. Occasional markets, food-truck fare, music & art…
Louise
Louise
Markets & outdoor cinema (need to check times and dates) playground, water play, cafes, restaurants & bars, often live music Fridays -…
4. Grey Lynn Park
4. Grey Lynn Park
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32 local reviews
Dryden St, Grey Lynn
+64 9-886 9743
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Kaine
This is a great park if you want nice open fields to run around in. There is a full size basketball court, a…
Tanya
A huge expanse of greenery. Great for walks or runs. Has exercise areas with fitness equipment, tennis &…
Jennie
Playgrounds, exercise, running, November Grey Lynn Park Festival, Skateboard ramp, Basketball Courts, Rugby…
4. Grey Lynn Park
4. Grey Lynn Park
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32 local reviews
Dryden St, Grey Lynn
+64 9-886 9743
Kaine
Kaine
This is a great park if you want nice open fields to run around in. There is a full size basketball court, a mini netball court and a…
Tanya
Tanya
A huge expanse of greenery. Great for walks or runs. Has exercise areas with fitness equipment, tennis & basketball court. Also has…
Jennie
Jennie
Playgrounds, exercise, running, November Grey Lynn Park Festival, Skateboard ramp, Basketball Courts, Rugby fields, lots of dog walking,…
5. Western Springs
5. Western Springs
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47 local reviews
Western Springs, Auckland
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Michele
Ducks, Swans, Geese all roam around the paths that surround the pond. There is a childrens playground, near…
Joli And Bob
Beautiful ponds and stunning views with the native birds (ducks, geese, etc). There's a childrens' playground…
Catherine
For peaceful walking, bird watching, chilling, playground, gorgeous views - this is the place to visit. The…
5. Western Springs
5. Western Springs
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47 local reviews
Western Springs, Auckland
Michele
Michele
Ducks, Swans, Geese all roam around the paths that surround the pond. There is a childrens playground, near the zoo entrance end of the…
Joli And Bob
Joli And Bob
Beautiful ponds and stunning views with the native birds (ducks, geese, etc). There's a childrens' playground for the kids to have fun. It's…
Catherine
Catherine
For peaceful walking, bird watching, chilling, playground, gorgeous views - this is the place to visit. The site of the original water…
6. Frolic Cafe
6. Frolic Cafe
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13 local reviews
653 Manukau Road, Royal Oak
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
09-624 4566
CafeFoodEstablishment
Leo & Jillian
Great cafe. Expertly prepared cafe favorites and interesting specials, good coffee, family friendly atmosphere…
Tian
Get your daily coffee fix here or sit in for brunch. Cornwall Park, kids playground, and Stardome Observatory…
6. Frolic Cafe
6. Frolic Cafe
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13 local reviews
653 Manukau Road, Royal Oak
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
09-624 4566
Leo & Jillian
Leo & Jillian
Great cafe. Expertly prepared cafe favorites and interesting specials, good coffee, family friendly atmosphere and it's across the road from…
Tian
Tian
Get your daily coffee fix here or sit in for brunch. Cornwall Park, kids playground, and Stardome Observatory is just across the road for…
7. Hallertau Brewery
7. Hallertau Brewery
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43 local reviews
1171 Coatesville-Riverhead Hwy, Riverhead
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+64 9-412 5555
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Yelena
Ain’t nothing better than sinking some of New Zealand’s finest craft beers at Hallertau Brewery & Restaurant…
Louise
"Ten years of twisting beer tradition for a good buzz sensation. Visit our Biergarten and cosy up for a Winter…
Matthew
Awesome food, awesome beer, awesome setting. Featuring a huge all-year garden bar, child friendly (has a…
7. Hallertau Brewery
7. Hallertau Brewery
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43 local reviews
1171 Coatesville-Riverhead Hwy, Riverhead
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+64 9-412 5555
Yelena
Yelena
Ain’t nothing better than sinking some of New Zealand’s finest craft beers at Hallertau Brewery & Restaurant. Located in the heart of…
Louise
Louise
"Ten years of twisting beer tradition for a good buzz sensation. Visit our Biergarten and cosy up for a Winter beer and a feast." A bit of…
Matthew
Matthew
Awesome food, awesome beer, awesome setting. Featuring a huge all-year garden bar, child friendly (has a playground inside) and is only 2Km…
8. Takapuna Beach Reserve Playground
8. Takapuna Beach Reserve Playground
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20 local reviews
14 The Strand, Auckland
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Grace
A beautiful beach that's closer to home. This is the go-to beach for locals (especially those living in North…
Kaye
Great beach with grassy park and awesome kids playground (even great for older kids). Close to cafe's,…
Brent
Lovely kids playground next to the beach. Icecreams from Ben and Jerry's trailer across the carpark.
8. Takapuna Beach Reserve Playground
8. Takapuna Beach Reserve Playground
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20 local reviews
14 The Strand, Auckland
Grace
Grace
A beautiful beach that's closer to home. This is the go-to beach for locals (especially those living in North Shore where this property is…
Kaye
Kaye
Great beach with grassy park and awesome kids playground (even great for older kids). Close to cafe's, ice-cream etc. A lovely walk from…
Brent
Brent
Lovely kids playground next to the beach. Icecreams from Ben and Jerry's trailer across the carpark.
9. Western Park
9. Western Park
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33 local reviews
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Jennie
Lovely rolling hills park with a playground at he bottom. Lots of beautiful big trees and surrounded by lovely…
Marine And Te Rangi
Big park with a lot of work-out activities, an entertaining playground for kids and it is dog friendly. From…
Samuel
Park (also called Tuna Mau) with trails, sports fields, tennis courts, a playground & picnic areas. +64 9-301…
9. Western Park
9. Western Park
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33 local reviews
Jennie
Jennie
Lovely rolling hills park with a playground at he bottom. Lots of beautiful big trees and surrounded by lovely homes and a large school. A…
Marine And Te Rangi
Marine And Te Rangi
Big park with a lot of work-out activities, an entertaining playground for kids and it is dog friendly. From the top of the hill, a really…
Samuel
Samuel
Park (also called Tuna Mau) with trails, sports fields, tennis courts, a playground & picnic areas. +64 9-301 0101 Open now: Open 24 hours…
10. Mission Bay
10. Mission Bay
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137 local reviews
Mission Bay, Mission Bay
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Michele
At Mission Bay you can hire tandem or normal bicycles and ride around Tamaki Drive, swim at the beach, hang…
Ellen
Mission Bay has a great view of Rangitoto. It is often a popular destination for tourists to grab Movenpick…
Zeenie & Sarah
Beautiful views of Rangitoto Island. Lovely walk along the waterfront to neighbouring beaches (Okahu Bay,…
10. Mission Bay
10. Mission Bay
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137 local reviews
Mission Bay, Mission Bay
Michele
Michele
At Mission Bay you can hire tandem or normal bicycles and ride around Tamaki Drive, swim at the beach, hang out and play touch in the park…
Ellen
Ellen
Mission Bay has a great view of Rangitoto. It is often a popular destination for tourists to grab Movenpick icecream or NZ Natural icecream…
Zeenie & Sarah
Zeenie & Sarah
Beautiful views of Rangitoto Island. Lovely walk along the waterfront to neighbouring beaches (Okahu Bay, Kohimarama). Nice grassy areas…
11. Cornwall Park
11. Cornwall Park
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80 local reviews
Green Ln W, Epsom
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+64 9-630 8485
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Colleen
100 acre working farm in the centre of Auckland. Walk amongst the sheep, cows, gardens, and forests. Look for…
Susan
Iconic Auckland park in which the volcanic cone 'One Tree Hill' is located. Contains a children's playground,…
Fiona
Home of One Tree Hill. Great views of Auckland and is a great park space with cows and sheep, picnic…
11. Cornwall Park
11. Cornwall Park
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80 local reviews
Green Ln W, Epsom
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+64 9-630 8485
Colleen
Colleen
100 acre working farm in the centre of Auckland. Walk amongst the sheep, cows, gardens, and forests. Look for the Observatory, the…
Susan
Susan
Iconic Auckland park in which the volcanic cone 'One Tree Hill' is located. Contains a children's playground, grazing sheep and great…
Fiona
Fiona
Home of One Tree Hill. Great views of Auckland and is a great park space with cows and sheep, picnic facilities and playgrounds. Area can…
12. One Tree Hill
12. One Tree Hill
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122 local reviews
One Tree Hill, One Tree Hill
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Warren
One Tree Hill is situated in Cornwall Park and early European settlers dubbed the area One Tree Hill, after…
Florence
2.6km away - Bike stands, Picnic, playground, Walkways! One Tree Hill Domain and the neighboring Cornwall park…
Monika
Many cows, sheeps and may see the beautiful view of Auckland when on the top of the mountain. With playground…
12. One Tree Hill
12. One Tree Hill
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122 local reviews
One Tree Hill, One Tree Hill
Warren
Warren
One Tree Hill is situated in Cornwall Park and early European settlers dubbed the area One Tree Hill, after the solitary tree on the top…
Florence
Florence
2.6km away - Bike stands, Picnic, playground, Walkways! One Tree Hill Domain and the neighboring Cornwall park form the largest area of…
Monika
Monika
Many cows, sheeps and may see the beautiful view of Auckland when on the top of the mountain. With playground for children.