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Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

pretty much a clean walkway and beachfront. not to congested with shops so that made for a pleasant walk and time in a well laid out Sunken Garden.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ScottImlah
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the long park that was created when the earthquake in 1931 demolished the town and raised the earth 8 feet. Near the aquarium there’s an interesting flat and wide water feature.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an excellent place for a jog or walk, they have done a great job at making this area very beautiful, it’s quite a stretch of walk but with the ocean and beach to look it’s well worth the time to walk, few places to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Miike2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk the whole length of the Napier coast . Numerous well placed seating for those of us needing the occasional rest. Great for watching the world go by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Happytraveller08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really pretty place to stay in Napier great for walks and the beach is so clean - sadly can’t swim at the beach as it’s pebbles with a big drop off and dangerous and unpredictable waves but it’s still lovely to be here

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kate A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently my wife and I spared a few moments on a lovely calm morning to take the opportunity to view and observe some of the beauty and natural heritage which has been created along the Marine Parade Seafront.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Explore19295216997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely view of the beach. Had to watch for folk on bicycle's as did not know which way to go on the path sometimes

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EileenS1499
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely area so much too do great walking and biking trails along the parade the national aquarium a long viewing bridge lots of seats water stops swimming baths you can walk south or no6for some distance

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 583patrickw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The overall landscaping and scenery of Marine Parade is absolutely lovely. With lovely pine trees to the west, and a lovely beach and South Pacific Ocean to the east, with gorgeous walking paths (dotted with interesting sculptures and murals at various spots), you can spend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ED44SF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the sea on one side and a selection of gardens, monuments, art deco buildings, murals, etc on the other the marine parade makes for a pleasant walk at any time of day

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mythaluk
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13 February 2018|
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Response from MaxTugger | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. It’s about 10 minutes to walk to town centre or you can walk the other direction and walk to Ahuriri beach front, for cafes, and bars.
10 April 2016|
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yes you can rent bikes to ride all over Napier there are website such as Bike Hire Napier