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Victoria Esplanade Gardens

Manawaroa St, Fitzherbert Ave & Park Rd, Palmerston North, New Zealand
356 8199
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Beautiful Rose Gardens; Great for Walks!

The Esplanade is a must visit in Palmerston North! Lots of good walking tracks, including access... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
trumpedup
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Nice place

This park has all what a family needs. Playground, swimming pool, aviaries, train, Cafe, rose... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Rafea N
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“paddling pool” (33 reviews)
“rose garden” (61 reviews)
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Manawaroa St, Fitzherbert Ave & Park Rd, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

The Esplanade is a must visit in Palmerston North! Lots of good walking tracks, including access down to the river; beautiful rose gardens, nice picnic spots including BBQ's. The birds are fun to visit! Various playgrounds for kids, and a paddling pool. The miniature train...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This park has all what a family needs. Playground, swimming pool, aviaries, train, Cafe, rose garden and many more.

Thank Rafea N
Reviewed 17 March 2016

These gardens are a wonderful asset to Palmerston North. They are kept in top condition throughout the year and provide an excellent setting for the wide range of activities available to visitors. This is the "go to" place if you have young children to entertain....More

Thank stevebro
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Great place to chill especially families. Fish and chips of the lawn in summer,very good kids play ground, national rose gardens, bush walks, indooor and outdoor gardens, miniture train rides,artifical hockey stadium pitches, very good tearooms,avaries, kids paddling pool in summer and more. Not tourist...More

Thank nztraveller25
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have been here on several occasions. Service varies a bit (I think they just forgot our food and had to be reminded twice) but is generally friendly and good. a nice place to have a coffee and something else, and sitting outside is lovely.

Thank Phoeberoe
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great place to take the kids or just chill out, youve got the bird avery, the pool, the cafe, the park for all ages, the train which runs through the bush and the rose gardens if you just want to stroll or chill out a...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, forest like walks, river walks for several kilometers. Recently had international family visit and they loved it there. Had to take them back several times. For a bit of romance my husband and I will get a coffee and sit along the river...More

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Walked thru the rose gardens on way to cafe. A wedding had just taken place in the gardens. The scent from the beautifully maintained roses was amazing! Very pleasant outing.

Thank MCJ66
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We are lucky enough to live very close to the gardens, and are able to walk through there in the evenings when most people have gone. The rose gardens are always a highlight and the new orchid house is well worth a visit, the same...More

Thank rockchick54
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing for anyone and best thing is its free. So much to see and do. This has amazing rose gardens if you come on the right time of year. A must see in Hamilton.

Thank Genelle S
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