If you missed our feature in the NZ Herald's launch of Weekend Magazine, you may have missed out of some of our favourite finds in Auckland. Between the toast crumbs and the coffee splashes, you would have spotted our recommended free things to do in Auckland, our weekend picks.
There are so many awesome free things to do in Auckland it's certainly difficult to narrow it down to a few however, we sneakily compiled this list to have you circumnavigate yourself around Auckland in the process.
Family friendly things to do are at your very doorstep. Check these out:
Lake Wainamu, Bethells Beach
Whatipu Caves, Whatipu Peninsula
Tahuna Torea, Glendowie
Milford-Takapuna Coastal Walk, Takapuna
North Head Tunnels, Devonport
Smith's Bush, Northcote
Highfield Garden, Algies Bay
Duder Regional Park, Maraetai
Otuataua Stonefields, Mangere
Awhitu Lighthouse, Awhitu Peninsula
and a few side-liners that were nice complimentary diversions along the way:
Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manurewa
Ambury Park, Mangere --- one of our visitors all-time favourite play destinations
Gannet Colony, Muriwai
Goat Island Marine Reserve, Leigh
All FREE, all capturing a slice of Auckland that you should indulge in! Go on. Discover someone else's backyard.