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“Great Section of Coast” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Marine Parade

Marine Parade
Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 46 things to do in Napier
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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Section of Coast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This section of coast next to Napier CBD is very well set out.
Very scenic
Ideal for walking and bike riding etc.
Good sunken garden and other interesting activities.
Good parking available - pity about the trucks, lots of trucks going in both directions - however the city has a courtsy zone speed limit that seems to work in this area so its tolerable.
I'm from Sydney and we have millions of trucks but you never get use to driving near big semi trailers.
Generally very enjoyable - accommodation v. good and restaurants good as well
John / Sydney

Visited March 2013
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“Get rid of the Trucks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Luckily we struck a weekend when a cruise ship was in Napier Port which meant lots of action along and near the Parade. We walked the area and enjoyed a Sunday market on the Parade front. Art Deco was everywhere - cars, people, dress, buildings - which added to the enjoyment. If only the Council could stop the Heavy Trucks using the Parade as the quickest means for getting to and from the Port.

Visited March 2013
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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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“pleasant place for an afternoon stroll”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Marine parade reminded us of Scarborough, we enjoyed an afternoon walk along here, visit Lick This, an Ice Cream place, take your time, relax, and enjoy the surroundings

Visited March 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“beautiful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Lot of beautifull buildings to see and a very interesting tourist center, easy to go from this place inside the old city, lot of beautifull shops and galeries, etc.....

Visited February 2013
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“Always a pleasurable walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We took a stroll along Marine Parade on Sunday afternoon and it was great to see people out enjoying the sun, the beach and the many activities along the way. The waves were crashing down on the shore with impressive power.

Visited March 2013
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