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Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came to visit my parents they took us to Marine Parade. What a lovely experience were very lucky in a beautiful day. I can see lots of changes from last time we were there. If you go to Napier you can’t miss this.

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Napier is making huge progress with the amenties they are putting in along Marine Parade. Very impressive and clever

Thank ew_wright
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to be staying on Marine Parade and the opportunity to walk along its magnificent foreshore. The boardwalk is a great asset to the community.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice walk along the waterfront. Do one direction on the beach, and the other along the road in town.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There in new Zealand's winter though still a lovely walk. Also has a great children's play park, skate park and coffee / ice cream parlour. Would recommend.

Thank PGreen007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose a beautiful sunny day when the Sunday Market was on. Parking is at a premium because of the popularity of this area. Extensive well planned playgrounds, water views and waterfront, boardwalks for strollers, runners and cyclists. The Aquarium is just a little further...More

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was last in Napier 40yrs ago and cant believe the transformation! We stayed down near National Aquarium and it was great to see so many people and families enjoying the area Well done to all involved

Thank RabnDazz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful parade area frequented by walkers, runners & strollers alike. A must place to visit in your next stop in Napier.

1  Thank capitalfoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots along this stretch with gardens, sculptures, pools, walkways and cycleways, as well as the beach

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed June 8, 2018

The mix of a sea-side walking/cycling path, play areas, BBQ areas, bike pump track, the National Aquarium of New Zealand, a children's bike track, skate park, new Reef Garden, Sunken Gardens, mini golf, ocean viewing platform and Ocean Spa complex offers something for just about...More

1  Thank Gavatron07
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February 12, 2018|
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Response from MaxTugger | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. It’s about 10 minutes to walk to town centre or you can walk the other direction and walk to Ahuriri beach front, for cafes, and bars.
April 10, 2016|
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yes you can rent bikes to ride all over Napier there are website such as Bike Hire Napier
April 10, 2016|
Response from Ross A |
Yes. Bike hire shop on the main street promenade. Bright yellow signs... can't miss it.