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“lake peacefulness” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Virginia Lake

Virginia Lake
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$39.49*
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Half-Day Whanganui Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #1 of 29 things to do in Whanganui
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Cologne, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“lake peacefulness”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

this beautiful lake sits in the city and we walked right around it. It is so lovely and carefully looked after.. truly delightful.

Visited April 2013
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Burton-on-Trent
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643 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

This lake is situated just outside Wanganui city centre. It has a very nice walk around it and there are many side tracks to explore. The lake is inhabited by many different birds - diving ducks, black swans etc. Along the shore, we saw some pukeko birds and chicks. In the lake there is a fountain which you can activate by putting money into a slot on the shore. The fountain then has a range of patterns.

Visited February 2013
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lancashire
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78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Inner city park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

Loving walk from town then round the lake. Good views, beautifully kept etc

Well maintained and clean

Visited February 2013
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

Grew up coming here throughout my childhood. Got married here as we'll and love coming back all the time. Great for peace and tranquility.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fave place to go”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

I've always liked Virginia Lake. It's a pleasant stroll around the lake, often on two levels. Plenty of birds to see including swans, ducks, pukekos, coots and even shags. Lots of photo opportunities.

Visited January 2013
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