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My husband and I stopped here last night on our way home. It was dark so couldn't really see the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
Great for Kids and a Walk

I love visiting Aotea Lagoon, great place to do a walk around the lagoon for some exercise, they... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
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Cnr State Highway One & Whitford Brown Ave | Porirua, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Better than expected and ending up staying for hours. Well kept and very attractive gardens, lots of room to walk, bike, scooter and walk dogs (on leash), people using the exercise stations around the lagoon, Splash Park (enjoyable to watch the water playing even when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

My husband and I stopped here last night on our way home. It was dark so couldn't really see the water in the lagoon (I have heard its not great) but after walking all around we were really surprised- seems like a great place to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mrs_Wgtn_Dickson
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The playground is fantastic. The train goes every Sunday in summer (not sure about the rest of the year). There are ducks to feed in the lagoon. All around the lagoon are exercise stations and the track is metered and marked, great for a spot...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank natleamy
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love visiting Aotea Lagoon, great place to do a walk around the lagoon for some exercise, they even have exercise machine/activites dotted around the place. I specially love the duck pond, and always bring some bread with me to feed the ducks. The kids...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Racheenz
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very nice. Had two Grandies with us so this was a great place for them to let off steam. Plenty of play equipment and running areas. Nice garden area. All in all an asset to the area

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank PaulineTAntrum
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful especially in the evening in Summer. I always walk around the lagoon maybe do 6 laps and it's great how they have exercising machines around the lagoon walking track. Also they have a few areas for family BBQ's which is free...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank MonikaTeo
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have always enjoyed Aotea Lagoon. The rose gardens are wonderful when they are in bloom. The walk around is great with exercise equipment to try out. The play area is fantastic for all aged children and is always well used. The toilets situated at...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Tina W
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We live not too far from the lagoon and on a great day, there is something for everyone at the lagoon. From walking or running or cycling or scootering around the lagoon, to the exercise areas or BBQ areas. From the kids playground (which is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank HypnoWarrior
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Aotea Lagoon is an artificial lagoon surrounded by a huge public park in Porirua. The park around the lagoon has a lot of walking and cycling tracks which would be a great activity at evenings.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Shobbyy
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I wouldn't drive out of my way to visit Aotea Lagoon but it is a popular spot for locals who like to walk or run laps around the sealed circuit. They have a children's playground, occasional miniature train rides, and a handful of BBQs for...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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