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Ambury Park

Address: Ambury Road, Manukau, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Manukau
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If you enjoy walking start at the kiwi esplanade which is at Mangere bridge. Walk along the waterfront and enjoy the beautiful views. You will come across thousands of oyster catchers you hang out in a paddock by the walkway. When you get to the end you can walk through Ambury Park. This is a great place to visit with... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We camped the night in a campervan. Basic toilet and water facilities though showers also available at entrance area. Great walks and fantastic interacting with the farm animals for the kids.

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Wellington, NZ
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25 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Ambury regional park is a nice area. Good walks in the open air. Our primary purpose was to view birds from the bird hide. I've been several times and never seen anything from the main bird hide near the car park/camp ground. The best spots for viewing the waders are between Ambury park and the Mangere lagoon/Puketutu Island (you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Fantastic day out, we went there and were amazed that you can pet all the animals, take pictures and just have a really great day. Highly recommend and its all free.

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Ellerslie;Auckland
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42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Kids love the farm day. Pat the animals and tractor rides . Parking can be difficult as it gets busy so be early. When there is not a farm day the walk around is lovely, and stunning views.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is such a great little outing to take the kids on. It's a huge park, so you can for a nice long walk if you feel like exploring. There's loads of animals and most of them will come nice and close and don't mind too much if you try to pet them. If you're there at about 10 you... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Love Ambury park. Great seaside walks, farm walks animals of all types to see and pat. In summer we bring friends and have a BBQ. Well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

you want birds, animals, sea, farm, walking, then take an hour or 3 to picnic or just visit. Healing and refreshing and full of stories

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We spent one night in our motorhome at Ambury campsite. Given it's proximity to town and the airport, you'd be hard-pressed to find a prettier setting. As it's a working farm, the campsite is near to goats, sheep and other farm animals. The facilities are basic (only long drops in the campsite), but there are flushing loos and pay-for showers... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nice ambience No showers in the overnight section. Use the toilet/showers in the general park. Close to Auckland and the airport.

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