Parents bring their children to this picturesque park for the popular playground. It’s a pleasant picnic spot and a good place to get...
At this modern, spacious zoo, the big foreigners tend to steal the attention from the timid natives, but if you can wrestle the kids...
Gypsy Tea Room
This little neighbourhood cocktail-wine bar has dishevelled charm in bucketloads. Rest assured, no one comes here for tea.
Run by a charming pair of sisters, Siostra is the perfect little neighbourhood bistro, serving up hearty Italian fare with a modern...
805 Great North Rd, Western Springs · interesting places nearby
This technology boffin's paradise is spread over two sites and 19 hectares. In the Great North Rd site look out for former Prime Minister Helen Clark’s Honda 50 motorbike and the pioneer village. The Meola Rd site features the Aviation Display Hall with rare military and commercial planes. The two are linked by a vintage tram (free with admission, $1 otherwise), which passes Western Springs Park and the zoo. It’s a fun kids’ ride whether you visit MOTAT or not.