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Victoria Esplanade Gardens

Manawaroa St, Fitzherbert Ave & Park Rd, Palmerston North, New Zealand
356 8199
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Beautiful, fanciful gardens, birds, green house...

This is a top notch garden with a huge rose garden and lots of amazing birds. They are buidling a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lori-traveller
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Auckland, New Zealand
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There is so much to see from the river to the rose garden, the train to the plants and bird aviary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arn135
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“paddling pool” (34 reviews)
“rose garden” (64 reviews)
“miniature train” (22 reviews)
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Manawaroa St, Fitzherbert Ave & Park Rd, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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356 8199
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1 - 10 of 368 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a top notch garden with a huge rose garden and lots of amazing birds. They are buidling a new sanctualy so will be fabulous. Well worth a visit and the train for little kids is great.

Thank Lori-traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is so much to see from the river to the rose garden, the train to the plants and bird aviary. It’s a gem

Thank Arn135
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suck lovely gardens, you can always find something in bloom and something for everyone. Great for picnics or just an afternoon out in the fresh air and sunshine.

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great play ground for the kids. The gardens are nice depending on the time of the year. There is a small train which is also good for the kids. There is also some interesting bird exhibits to view there.

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Spring means cherry blossom in the Esplanade, together with magnolia blossom and the first of the rhododendrons. Soon, the roses will start to bloom, filling the air with fragrance. There's always something different to look at and enjoy. Visit this week and visit often.

Thank BellsNZ
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the rose gardens one afternoon. Beautiful well kept gardens. Walked around the pond also. Beautiful serene atmosphere. The playground is great for kids..big and small. A must for keeping the kids entertained

Thank 41Bronwyn59
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The palyground at the Esplanade is wonderful - the spring flowers are lovely and there is lots to see and do. The Cafe is over priced - $9 for an icecream! $6 for coffee - however, this means there is hardly anyone there!! So if...More

Thank Pru-from-Dunedin
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Enjoy a train ride on the extensive miniature train through the park. There is a wonderful children's play area and lots of places to go for walks. The Rose garden is very well respected and has wonderful displays. Well worth visiting and its free apart...More

Thank palmynz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

You can go for a walk with friends,have a Cuppa at the cafe in the gardens.walk the rose gardens,check out the play ground for taking the grandkids

Thank trishcarter2016
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We rode the mini train, it was fun and at the end of our journey we realized that it was just us rode without a child in that mini train travel. Haha.. will ride again once we have our lil ones. Hahaha

Thank Uniceshellamae M
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