At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.
Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.
Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.
For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section
To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland
Water restrictions lifted - Water restrictions in Auckland have been removed from 23 October 2021. Learn more
Alert Parks are open
Our parks and beaches are open. Playgrounds, fitness equipment, basketball courts, skate parks, pump tracks, and tennis courts are open.
Other local clubs may have their tennis courts open. Check their website for details before visiting.
Golf club houses, barbeques, drinking fountains, and other facilities within our parks and open spaces are closed to the public.
Some public toilets remain open for essential workers. A full list of public toilets that are open can be found on Our Auckland and will be updated daily.
Outdoor activities with other people are limited to two household, and a maximum of 10 people. Maintain a 2 metre physical distance from others and wear a face covering.
Your dog is part of your bubble, when exercising your dog please have them on-leash so you can maintain physical distancing in line with government recommendations. Find out where you can walk your dog and the rules before visiting.
Do not visit a park if you are unwell.
Use the NZ COVID Tracer app to scan or check in manually. For the latest government advice go to covid19.govt.nz.
Meola Reef Path - Start you walk from end of the car park.
Meola Reef Path - A typical section of the gravel path.
Meola Reef Path - A view from the path over the Waitematā Harbour.
Meola Reef Path - A view of the car park area off from Meola Road.
Meola Reef Path - Secondary access entrance off from Meola Road.
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Starts at 200-208 Meola Rd, Western Springs
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This path takes in great views of the upper Waitemata Harbour across to the Chelsea Sugar refinery with some areas of bush.
The path is gravel so you will need sturdy shoes. If you have a pushchair it will need to be robust.
There is an off-leash dog area at the headland.
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