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Absolutely stunning

We visitied here in our personal tour. It was absolutely stunning we managed to see plenty of baby... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
North Island, New Zealand
Great place to visit

Love to have a picnic at this beautiful spot & if feeling fit & adventurous the walk around the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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“picnic spot”(2 reviews)
Lake Road | Burgess Park, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visitied here in our personal tour. It was absolutely stunning we managed to see plenty of baby ducklings and black swans. The weather was slightly overcast the day we visited. It was truly a lovley peaceful place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sassytraveller28
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Love to have a picnic at this beautiful spot & if feeling fit & adventurous the walk around the lake is the perfect afternoon.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ClareGrant
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Am fortunate enough to have this little gem sat on my commute route from Inglewood to New Plymouth, and there are many different appeals of a visit to the lake. As a keep photographer, there are endless opportunities to capture stunning landscapes, amazing weather scenes,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ChristianR5396
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Nice easy walk around the lak on the west sidee plus more vigorous tracks on the east side Peaceful and Tranquil place with variety of wwalks to suit your time andenergyy!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DIYexpert
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Love this place surrounded by pine trees and bush it's a little bit of Canada in Taranaki. Lovely lake with ducks, geese and swans. Places to park with tables for a picnic or BBQ and a track for those who want to take a long...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank MikeL5544
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A world of lush green wooded enchantment awaits. Stop here if you want a picture-postcard photograph of Lake Mangamahoe and Mt Taranaki. Savour the ducks and swans on the water and bring a picnic lunch!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 470trevorl
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

If the weather is on your side, make the effort to arrive just before dawn for some spectacular views of Mount Taranaki poking its peak over the tree line and into the water for a great reflection as the sun comes up. A seriously great...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jessisaw
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visited this lake by chance as it is on the way to mount taranaki. The first view of the lake is amazing, with its black swans and tree lined edges. We decided to take a little walk to see the swans which had swan toward...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank serina29
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The plant life here is spectacular. And the wildlife doesn’t disappoint either! Watch where you are walking because there is poo galore on the grass. It’s crazy to think this destination is the towns water source. Stunning location for a wedding too. Driving in to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Shannii
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Off the Highway suddenly one enters a new world of lush green wooded enchantment As one drives along the metal road reminding us of past days ,glimpses of blue water dazzle our vision. As we stop and get out the ducks appear from a magic...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank MorningEdinburghuk
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