Western Park

Also known as Tuna Mau.



  • Ponsonby Road/Beresford Street, Freemans Bay
  • 2.1km - 5 minute drive from Downtown Auckland

This is one of the city's most notable open spaces covering about 8ha.


How to get there

From Downtown Auckland, take the first left onto Wellington Street. Stay slightly left to stay on Wellington Street. Turn left onto Hepburn Street and turn left onto Smith Street. There is also access from Beresford Street, Tahuna Street, Ponsonby Road and Hopetoun Street where there is a viewing platform looking out to the harbour.

Get directions with Google Maps.

Visit the Maxx website or phone 09 366 6400.


Opening hours

Pedestrian access: 24 hours.


Amenities and activities

Artwork and sculptures
This includes works by Auckland sculptor John Radford representing buildings that once stood in Auckland.

Drinking fountains

Picnic tables



Tennis courts


Viewing platform



There is a fitness trail and walkways through mature trees, following the path of a seasonal stream through a sloping valley. There are sportsfields and tennis courts on the flat, lower area.

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