Auckland Domain is Auckland’s oldest park. Spread across an area of 75 hectares (185 acres), the Wintergardens are its most visited feature. It also houses the infamous Auckland War Memorial Museum. Within the park, there are landscaped lawns and gardens, duck ponds, bush walks, sports fields, sculptures, green houses and picnic areas. An interesting trivia about Auckland Domain- the park has been developed around the cone of an extinct volcano!
- This place is disabled friendly.
- Entry is free.
Wintergardens complex timings:
- 1st April to 31st October: 9 am to 4.30 pm
- 1st November to 31st March: Monday to Saturday- 9 am to 5.30 pm and Sunday- 9 am to 7.30 pm.
- Auckland Hospital bus stop.
- Park Road bus stop.
- Grafton Train station.
- 493 Parnell Road bus stop.
- Carrying snacks and picnic baskets with you is recommended.
- Kebabs to go
- Domain and Ayr Cafe
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66% of people who visit Auckland include Auckland Domain in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
32.59% of people start their Auckland Domain visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Auckland Domain
89.42% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Auckland Domain
The domain is a beautiful place to visit, not that far from the center of Auckland. Very well kept in general, and the winter gardens are awesome. The ponds near the Cafe need some attention however as the smell a little due to the stagnant water.
Such a wonderful place for Aucklanders to enjoy so close to the city. The staff do such amazing work and it's such a joy to walk through on the way to or back from work. A beautiful retreat from the busyness of city life accessible to all.
A large and lovely park, right in the middle of Auckland. Contains the Auckland War Memorial Museum, the Wintergarden, a duckpond, a cafe, sports grounds and quite a few paths if you go off into the bush areas. Often has open air concerts or gigs in the summer too. Some parking in the park and more in the surrounding streets.
Very beautiful and nice place to spend with a family in the weekend or if you want to bring over international student its a great place for it. The cafe in the Museum was nice even the coffee looks so beautiful but its taste a bit weird.
Amazing how Auckland has protected (mostly) its green spaces, and the Domain must be one of the most grand parks of the city. Dominated by the Auckland Memorial Museum, a wonderful building in its own right, the green spaces, trees and gardens are special. Has great views over the city and harbour. Seems it is an Auckland tradition to picnic lunch on the steps of the museum! Quaint.