Western Springs Park Walk is a very easy 1.8k walk that will take you around 30 mins to complete. Highlights of the Western Springs Park Walk are the eels and the free tram ride around Western Spring Park. It surrounds a natural spring-fed lake, one of Auckland’s early water supplies.
In the map above, if you zoom in on the walk, you’ll see all the following track points and their location. Each point has photos along with a description about each one.
The walk around Western Springs is 1.8 Km it will take you about thirty minutes depending on how many people have the same idea as you. If the sun is out the park will be a very popular place in the weekend. If the ducks are out and sitting on the foot path, don’t wear your best shoes, they will be covered in duck fertiliser within a few minutes. Keep an eye out for a small bridge not too far from the kids play ground, walk over to the bridge, and stand by the water. Look out for the eels. A little word of warning, do not try and catch one for lunch unless you have $500 in your back pocket. Now cut over to the side road and if you are lucky the trams might be running, the best time is on public holidays and weekends.
Please do not feed the eels.
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