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“Definitely a Place to See”
Review of Founders Park

Founders Park
Ranked #11 of 89 things to do in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

This is an outstanding place to visit and is enjoyable for all ages. There are hands on things to do and there is also a working bakery to purchase some yummy food. Take time to have a train ride which is not just for the littlies but for the young at heart. This is especially enjoyable when the kite festival is on as you get a great view of all the kites on one side of the train and a picturesque view of the sea on the other side. Don't miss it.

Thank 2TouristsNZ
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

An enjoyable place to visit, and re visit, historic buildings and trades in a village format, with some working exhibits, true tradesmen

Thank valmalcornish
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We visited to see a Lifestyle/Health Fair. It was very interesting with many booths offering massage and alternate forms of health related methods.

Thank Solstraale
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

An attraction that caters for all ages & displays what New Zealand buildings & life was like in days gone by.
Well laid out & easy to get around. Even more enjoyable if visit can be linked with on of the 'theme events' that are held at various times during the year.

Thank PhilM245
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The historic buildings including displays are worth visiting as is the Founders Park cafe which serves local beer and non-alcoholic drinks and food in a relaxed indoor-outdoor setting.There is a steam train which runs most wekends and a kids playground on site also.

Thank Lucie C
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