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Marlborough Sounds Picton, New Zealand
#1 of 10 Nature & Parks in Picton
Sailing, walks, cycling, nature and opportunities to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life
There is a government park/campsite there, and a small marina where you can hire fishing boats or t to take water taxis to ake you tout to surrounding island resorts.
Queen Charlotte Track Picton, New Zealand
#2 of 10 Nature & Parks in Picton
While day treks range from moderate to challenging due to hilly terrain and length, experience well worth it, very meaningful to spend time in nature without distractions and with loved ones.
We were on a walking tour which included lovely long day walks in several locations, including Nelson Lakes, Hanmer Springs, Abel Tasman National Park and Marlborough Sounds.
Staglands Wildlife Reserve Wellington, New Zealand 44.4 km away
#1 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
I'd caution those squeamish about animals or nature though - for many parts of the park there aren't barriers so animals can approach at will! Highlights: swing bridge, peacocks at the brook, barn, little guinea p...
We live in Wellington but only visit every 2 or so years as the park is positioned on a very windy long drive up into the hills north of Upper Hutt..it really is worth the trip though as Staglands is wonderful for...
Queen Charlotte Sound Picton, New Zealand
#3 of 10 Nature & Parks in Picton
If you want to relax, enjoy nature or go for a drive it's perfect.
We then arrived at Anakewa which we experienced a coach journey to Blenheim taking in sights such as Pollard Park, Havelock and beautiful wine country.
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary Wellington, New Zealand 2.0 km away
#2 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Absolutely beautifully set out sanctuary - many informative and interactive stops throughout the park, a range of paths that allows for flexibility, pram-friendly tracks, great service and food at the café, excell...
Stroll through nature and listen to and see NZs beautiful natural native bush, native birds, giant weta and the ancient tuatara.
Mount Kaukau Wellington, New Zealand 4.9 km away
#3 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Some tracks (from Khandallah Park, Simla Crescent, Truscott Ave and Clarke Street) are very well made, others are a little more rugged, but still doable.
There are a number of different tracks up Kaukau - those from Simla Crescent and Clark Street, or from Khandallah Park (car parking at end of Woodmancote Rd) are all well maintained and regularly upgraded although...
Otari-Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden Wellington, New Zealand 2.9 km away
#4 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
There are the gentle and instructive Nature and Canopy walks that give the visitor an instructive and easy idea of how New Zealand's land and fauna developed and a lawn by the stream for a picnic or bbq.
TREASURE TRAIL: You will pass by this trail when walking on the Nature Trail.
Pinnacles Track Wellington, New Zealand 40.8 km away
#5 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
The formations are amazing, nature at its best.
Wear sturdy shoes and allow at least an hour and a half for the walk there and back from the car park.
Wellington Botanic Garden Greater Wellington, New Zealand 1.4 km away
#7 of 131 Nature & Parks in Greater Wellington
Around every corner while walking the sealed (mostly) undulating walking tracks is the beauty of nature from grassy picnic spots to wooded areas to magnificent rose gardens to flower gardens of many kinds serenade...
It is a magnificent and large garden above Wellington, with games for children, educated walks as you learn the life of plantings and a superb view on the tramway and in the park
Matiu / Somes Island Wellington, New Zealand 7.9 km away
#6 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
The island truly is a hidden gem of Wellington's harbour a DOC managed site with history and nature galore bird and botany it realy is a magic little island.
I've always thought that the best way to enjoy nature is just to put yourself in a beautiful place like this, open your eyes and ears, and hope you'll see something memorable.
Oriental Bay Wellington, New Zealand 1.7 km away
#7 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
great place to enjoy cafes or relax on beach plenty of parking spaces if you purchase a coupon road works at the moment but still park if early enough
this is a great beach for kids to play the water is clean and clear my kids even found star fish around there feet,it can be a bit tricky getting a car park so go early great food across the road.
Scorching Bay Wellington, New Zealand 4.9 km away
#8 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
A great spot for meditation and being amongst nature - all within a 15 minute drive from the CDB
Clean changing rooms at 3.00 pm on a Tuesday afternoon, litter free park and beach and many happy swimmers and sun worshipers abound.
Picton Sound Picton, New Zealand
#4 of 10 Nature & Parks in Picton
We were able to visit Picton sound, kayak across it (Marlborough Sounds Adventure Co) as well as hike along Victoria domain (public park trails) to Bob's Bay to 'hunt' for shells.
Enjoyed being able to stroll to the town amenities, eat out, walk along the marina and play in the water park with our 10mth old.
Wellington Zoo Wellington, New Zealand 3.4 km away
#9 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Great day out for all the family , we went in the middle of winter ( was still warm though) and the park is clean , the bird show was fun and animals are well looked after and fun to watch .
We were both pleasantly surprised by how relaxed and "in nature" it felt, with spacious enclosures and heaps of animals to see.
Red Rocks Reserve Wellington, New Zealand 6.6 km away
#10 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
With the sea along side and the hilly slopes of green bush opposite you can really feel totally away from the city and enjoy the calm of nature so close.If you are lucky you can watch the sea lions along the way o...
It is about a 10km return walk from the car park to where the seals are which is past the red rocks.
Paekakariki Escarpment Walkway Paekakariki, New Zealand 36.7 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Paekakariki
When you get to a skateboard park and playground, you'll know you're just a few steps away from Pukerua Bay station.
The final 3 or so km is easy walking nearby the railway to the closed Muri station and then through the park and up to Pukerua Bay railway station.
Lady Norwood Rose Garden Wellington, New Zealand 1.4 km away
#11 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Easy access for wheelchairs too so its a lovely place to bring elderly family and friends who love the enjoyment of nature at her best.
You can usually find a park nearby so it is good for elderly folks, small children or if you just feel a bit lazy.
Nga Manu Nature Reserve Waikanae, New Zealand 53.1 km away
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Waikanae
There are 'words of wisdom' boards along the way, giving facts and information about the various birds, trees, and other wildlife which abound in this awe-inspiring nature reserve.
... spirit between the two options - as a very seasoned NZ outdoorsy family we appreciate and understand nature and nature experiences deeply and have experienced a vast range of options, Ngā Manu is one of our be...
Lyall Bay Wellington, New Zealand 4.6 km away
#12 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Loved that we could get a park along the beach road too.
Marine park area along the way.
Frank Kitts Park Wellington, New Zealand 0.2 km away
#13 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Frank Kitts Park hosts many fun events and exhibitions through out the year such the Light festival; Homegrown Music festival; and recently the very cool Arquitectura De Feria - a travelling, people-powered antiqu...
Right along the waterfront and right next to the CBD, Frank Kitts Park is great for families to enjoy a picnic day out, or even just for a stroll during your lunch break.
Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds Wildlife Recovery Centre Picton, New Zealand
#5 of 10 Nature & Parks in Picton
Relaxing, sunning, swimming, nature walks or just lounging in a hammock in the shade listening to bird song and dozing off.
Plenty to do for everyone including great local wildlife and nature tours.
Island Bay Wellington, New Zealand 5.3 km away
#14 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Island Bay is georgous, the park for the kids is perfect for a family picnic with bbq's you can use and the beach right across the road.
THE ESPLANADE - If you take the bus to the last stop and stroll through pleasant Shorland Park straight ahead, you'll find yourself right in front of a beach entrance with good swimming in season and great views o...
Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve Havelock, New Zealand
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Havelock
Pelorus Bridge offers several well maintained nature tracks for visitors which lead to some stunning views of the forest, the river, the suspension bridge and some extremely old and large trees.
This time we just did the circular walk adjacent to the car park - easy walk with some great trees.
Paraparaumu Beach Paraparaumu, New Zealand 51.7 km away
#1 of 7 Nature & Parks in Paraparaumu
Great playground and park right on the beach front as well as great bars, cafe's & shops to wander around.
Lots of car parks along the esplanade so beach access is easy.
Days Bay Wellington, New Zealand 10.8 km away
#15 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Nice beach, can hire kayaks, lovely park over the road with huge grass areas, bush walks, cafe & restaurant, delicious pizzas, cheap ice creams, great views!
I am a local, so over the hot summer this year( 2016 ) I took my child to Days Bay every weekend morning for a swim, go early to get a car park and a good spot, free parking take a picnic but if you can grab a ice...
Pencarrow Coastal Trail Wellington, New Zealand 9.2 km away
#16 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
If you wish to have time and energy to walk the wonderful trails around the hills and lakes near the lighthouse then I recommend the excellent tour offered periodically by the Parks Department as they have access...
If you get off there and walk the short distance to the trailhead, you'll also pass Wahine memorial park - well worth a stop - and there's an interesting historic sign right where you get off the bus that covers t...
Kaitoke Regional Park North Island, New Zealand 43.2 km away
#259 of 873 Nature & Parks in North Island
Stunning nature walks through New Zealand bush with a lovely river running through, perfect for a swim during the summer.
Our friend Lynda took us on a day trip from Upper Hutt to show us both the amazing forest of the Kaitoke Regional Park and the remaining elements of the Lord of the Rings set for Rivendell.
Peka Peka Beach Waikanae, New Zealand 56.2 km away
#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Waikanae
Eastbourne Beach Wellington, New Zealand 31.2 km away
#18 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Makara Beach Wellington, New Zealand 5.0 km away
#19 of 68 Nature & Parks in Wellington
Nature at its unspoiled best.