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“great place for the kiddies” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kowhai Park

Kowhai Park
Wanganui, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Wanganui
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Palmerston, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“great place for the kiddies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

if your kids love water play then bring them here lots of slides and swings and a water play station that the kids will love, awesome place if you want to waste hours of time with your kids :)

Visited November 2013
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A must for children”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Kowhai Park is quite unique. It is a children's playground as well as a riverside walk start point. The play equipment is very old and has been there for generations. The equipment is all well-maintained and many items are based on fairy tale characters. There is also a covered BBQ area with a gas BBQ available. The playground area would cover at least two acres. Car-parking is not a problem. A great facility for the city.

Visited October 2013
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“The most fantastic place to take children”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Take a chair or rug and spend a day with children take BBQ and enjoy your day as they will entertain themselves. Awesome place

Visited January 2013
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Make some memories”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Bring the kids and have a welcome break from the hassles of travelling - or if you're a local revisit the joys of your childhood. The dinosaur slide and the big whale are what stand out in my memory of the place... if I think about Kowhai Park they are the images that appear to me.
There are lots of new things there too, the summer water park that is a maze you can sprint through and not get wet - or bring a towel and change of clothes and get away from the heat and get saturated with the splashes, the watercannons and the showers... Bring the kids and make some new memories for them - bring a picnic or a bbq (they are free ) and make an afternoon of it. Those who are more adventurous can try the flying fox or the skatepark. If you come on the weekend then there is a kiosk that sells drinks and ice blocks although the Kowhai Park Diary is just across the road from the Pirate ship...for all of your needs

Visited November 2013
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Dannevirke N.Z
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“something for the family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

A nice picturesque place go with the kids, have a picnic or even fishing. food is available from the shop across the road. A place to enjoy

Visited November 2013
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