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Spencer Park

Address: Heyders Road | Spencerville, Christchurch 8009, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)3 329 8507 (Ranger Station)
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Ranked #38 of 108 Attractions in Christchurch
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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English first
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Beautiful park with lots of things to do. I liked it so much and I went there a couple of times to enjoy the beach and making a bonfire by the beach which was great. Also making BBQ in this Park is fun! Their facilities are not that bad.

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Canmore, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Playgrounds, mini-golf, farm animals, playing fields, easy access to the beach and mountain biking trails ... this is a great place to spend the day. But bring your lunch - the cafeteria leaves a lot to be desired!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Lovely laid back park and picnic area which is within walking distance to the beach. BBQ's available, adventure playground, paddling area for children, flying fox and miniature golf etc PLenty of room for games to be played, and walking and biking tracks available for all the family.

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Timaru
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252 reviews 252 reviews
123 attraction reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This place is chockful of people during the summer months. It's a perfect place for family outing and an ideal place for people who want to experience what Kiwi culture is all about, barbeque and mingling with your neighbours. Naturally, many people have forged lifelong friendships here. That being said, it has got nothing spectacular to offer especially during the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Great for just relaxing on the beach km of sand with very few people about , good walks in the area and picnic spots .

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Lots of space to play sports, picnic, BBQ, kids payground with paddling pool and flying fox. Good swimming beach aswell

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Great place to take the kids, take a ball, bikes and your togs. Great for a day out. Park is sheltered from the easterly. If a nice day, can walk down to the beach as well.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

space and free for all the family to enjoy . picnic area and facilities toilets etc. bbqs and playground things for all, shelters.

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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is a great place to take your family also take your own lunch lots of things for children to do

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Just a beach and camping ground that don't really entice me. There is often an Easterly breeze, and the whole area was unappealing to me.

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