Family Day Out in Blockhouse Bay & New Lynn
10 of the best places for kids to play, explore, visit and of course have fun on a family day out in Blockhouse Bay and New Lynn in West Auckland, New Zealand
Neighbourhood Parks and Playgrounds
1. Blockhouse Bay Beach Reserve Playground
Annison Avenue, Block House Bay, Auckland
Fun playground and park on the beach at Blockhouse Bay. The beach is fun for exploring, but we don’t recommend swimming there.
2. Craigavon Park Playground
82-86 Kinross Street, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland
3. Olympic Park Playground
36 Portage Road, New Lynn, Auckland
Places to visit
4. West Lynn Garden and Butterfly House
3058 Great North Road, New Lynn, Auckland
Public garden with a butterfly house. Entrance $3 per person.
5. Dragon Quest Mini Golf
6. New Lynn War Memorial Library
3 Memorial Drive, New Lynn, Auckland
Visit the library for Storytime, Wriggle and Rhyme, Rhytime and school holiday activities. Try the Whau Makerspace to make robots, apps, digital music and 3D printing.
7. Blockhouse Bay Library
578 Blockhouse Bay Road, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland
Visit the library for computer classes, wriggle and rhyme, storytime and school holiday activities. Try the Whau Makerspace to make robots, apps, digital music and 3D printing too.