Our self-guides indicate if there are any dog friendly off-leash areas and/or are suitable for dog friendly walks in Auckland. This is noted when we visit the area – it may change without any notice due to Council regulations. Check with this Auckland Council webpage: Exercising your dog before you head out.
We have published 3 books with 12 circular walks in each, of Dog Friendly Walks in Auckland.
The Herald on Sunday Living section edition dated August 7th, 2011 listed in detail 8 areas for dog walks in Auckland, plus another 4 in brief.
In case you missed it – you can read the article here: Off-leash dog parks and another here: Five of the best: Off-leash dog parks
The areas are:
1. Meola Reef , Point Chevalier*
2. Big King Reserve , Three Kings/Mt Eden*
3. Craig Avon Park
4. Waiaturua Reserve
5. Western Park, Ponsonby *
6. Kakamatua Inlet
7. Takapuna Beach
8. Macleans Park , Bucklands Beach/Half Moon Bay*
9. Churchill Park , Glendowie*
10. Heron Park
11. Kauri Point Domain
12. Waikowhai Park
13. Moire Park , West Harbour*
14. Hobsonville Bomb Point Dog Park
The Localist lists 10 great parks to walk the dog
PLUS (I will add more as I find them and if you know of any that are not listed here, please inform us all in the comment box below):
1. Dove Myer Robinson, Shore Road, Remuera (part of the Hobson Bay Walkway)
Those marked with an * are currently included in Short Walks in Auckland self-guides.
To find some of the best places to walk a dog in Auckland, visit these other dog friendly sites:
FetchMag – Dog walks