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Marine Parade

Address: Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Napier
Type: Landmarks
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Leeds
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

For a walk or a jog, this is the place to be. Doesn't get much better than this if you want water views along with your exercise.

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Tauranga
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This area is great for walking , Cycling or just sitting enjoying the view. Great activity areas for children, Sunday markets, skate boards gardens Art you name it and it seems to be there. NApier nis doing a great job developing this area.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Nice walk along the waterfront with nice features, great gardens and the art deco features.Also the trice in the skateboard facility are good entertainment.

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Tarout, Saudi Arabia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

First time to cross Napier, heading east trying to find the shores ...all the sudden I was there, hearing the waves from the Pacific Ocean .. way behind the huge trees guarding the city. I sat by the shores, watched the waves, got wet, walked, played the little stones by the shores, got lost between the garden there, the flower... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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117 reviews 117 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Napier is such a pretty city anyway but to have access to a Marine Parade with its nice walks, great Soundshell ( have performed there), mini golf, Pania, skateboard park, fountains, aquarium and kiwi house and so many places to stroll or have a picnic, is the icing on the cake. I always stay in a hotel/ motel overlooking the... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

So many attractions along Marine Parade, something to please everyone. Everything from an amazing skateboard park to the aquarium and Kiwi House.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

What an amazing place. Beautifully lit all along the walkways and so safe at night, the fountains are gorgeous and Napier is my most favourite town to visit. I have never been there without waking to the most sensational views and entertainment in the main streets. It is the best place to visit and everyone should go

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Very nice area of Napier. All sorts to do from young to elderly. Nice walking, biking, relaxing and plenty to see. Lots of great things to see. Nice motels to stay at too. Enjoy

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nothing to see along marine parade, pretty boring. The pathway closer to the beach that runs from Bayview ( northern suburb) to Hastings city you can cycle, skatebord or run for miles looking out towards the ocean, which is always lovely whether still or wild. No swimming along this piece of coast though, lots of drownings, very dangerous.

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Melbourne, Australia
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Cruising down Marine Parade in our 1920s tourer, our guide provided us with some remarkable historical information about the features we passed on along the way. The Parade itself is similar to other bayside avenues anywhere in Australia or New Zealand, none-the-less it is a beautiful drive with lots of history to divulge. One of the first is the Millenium... More 

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