Auckland Hotels near Grey Lynn
Grey Lynn is a suburb located just three kilometres from Auckland, New Zealand. Grey Lynn was established as a subdivision in 1883 when, after the swampy land was drained, Grey Lynn Park was formed and became the centrepiece of the suburb. In the 1950’s the low rent in this neighbourhood attracted students and immigrants and the area still has a very diverse population. Now it is known for its art community and as a place where free thinkers gather. The district has a number of galleries, festivals and markets that make it a cultural centre of the city. ... Read more »
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- Visit Auckland in the early summer for the Grey Lynn Park Festival, an independent community event that features live music, food stalls and arts and crafts made by local artisans.
- Shop for amazingly fresh fruits and vegetables grown by local farmers at the Grey Lynn Farmer’s Market held every Sunday, a warm gathering of locals where a smile will get you a discount.
- Go to Grey Lynn Park to watch an exciting Richmond Rovers rugby match, where Auckland’s fierce teams clash against each other in the quest to score.
Grey Lynn is very close to the city centre of Auckland so you can get there easily using public transportation or even walking. Those who want to walk should walk down Ponsonby Road from the city centre and it should only take about twenty minutes to get there. There are also several bus lines that stop along the main roads in Grey Lynn including Great North Road, Richmond Road, and Williamson Avenue, so just get off wherever you like and walk to your final destination. Cycling is also popular in here and there are bike trails that throughout the city.« Hide