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Victoria Esplanade Gardens

Manawaroa St, Fitzherbert Ave & Park Rd, Palmerston North, New Zealand
356 8199
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You can't beat the Esplanade on a good day.

Playground, tracks, gardens, paddling pool, cafe - the Esplanade has something for everyone. Try... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2017
Cxw05
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Levin, New Zealand
Stunning

The Esplanade is a beautiful place to visit, the gardens are so well tended with sucha variety to... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
ab0de2014
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“paddling pool” (34 reviews)
“rose garden” (63 reviews)
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Manawaroa St, Fitzherbert Ave & Park Rd, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Playground, tracks, gardens, paddling pool, cafe - the Esplanade has something for everyone. Try the river walk for abit of a trek or just stroll through the gardens. Love it here.

Thank Cxw05
Reviewed February 14, 2017

The Esplanade is a beautiful place to visit, the gardens are so well tended with sucha variety to look at, I loved the rose garden but most especially loved the begonia hosue with all different huge blooms. The children's play ground is great even for...More

Thank ab0de2014
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately it was raining when we visited the gardens so our trip was a bit short . We did drive around and visited the conservatory where we saw a magnificent display of begonias . The display was beautiful . I have not seen such beautiful...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Nice to have a cafe at the Esplanade, and nice to visit when having time at the gardens. Food average fare, but on the day we went, service was a little slow

Thank wheels807
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Had our wedding here and it was stunning. We also had our reception here as a picnic and the location was just beautiful and mostly sheltered from the horrendous wind.

Thank YuneneB
Reviewed February 6, 2017

very pleasant and peace place felt very relaxed,great place to go and have a stroll around,you can also have a ride on the train that runs there and also go for a swim at the lido pools

Thank bryan john P
Reviewed February 6, 2017

What a superb free attraction for families! Firstly, parking is plentiful in this lovely area. There are aviaries, beautiful flower gardens and a mass of activities for children. The most popular seemed to be the Flying Fox which the kids loved. There is a very...More

Thank David S
Reviewed January 30, 2017

always a go to place for me- with family, with friends, spending alone time feeding the ducks. Victoria Esplanade has never disappointed me...

Thank NithinSreeHari
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

We initially dropped in here following a recommendation of the iSite staff in Palmerston North and as a bit of a time filler so we did not arrive in Wellington too early to check in to the hotel. It was, however, really a surprise, from...More

Thank brigadier
Reviewed January 18, 2017

One of the good things we like about New Zealand is the parks and this one if one of our favourites. Has a section for small kids and big kids with lots of activities for both, all are free as well, Flying fox, trampoline's and...More

Thank DJSteveRichards
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