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Marine Parade, Napier

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Home to an array of historical buildings, memorials, and other places to visit, Marine Parade stands as an icon of the city. Wander down this popular promenade, a favorite of rollerbladers, and admire its panoply of Art Deco structures, the national aquarium, and all sorts of activity centers. Look for the arch dedicated to the city's revival after a devastating earthquake in 1931, and don't miss the beloved seafront statue of Pania, a mythological Maori figure. After your exploring, you can grab a snack or kick back with a drink at one of the many waterfront cafes and eateries. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Marine Parade by using our Napier holiday planner.
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  • A relaxing way to spend an hour wandering along the marine parade, taking in the statues and fountain, learning about the towns history, and looking over the Art Deco buildings opposite. A great water...  read more »
  • A walk must Napier especially when the weather is favorable. A very nice view on the Pacific ocean and also games for kids all along.
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  • After many years finally the foreshore is having a makeover! As the beach is un swimable it's great to see more activities available for families The park for road rule awareness is just fabulous and ...  read more »
  • It's hard to go wrong with mini-golf. Par2 delivers on everything you hope. You have a choice of 2 courses (you can get a deal to do 2 courses) It's the usual mix of fun and frustration (I wish par 2 described my round :( and lovely views of the ocean. It's worth an hour or 2 of your time if in Napier.
  • Stupid game, but so much fun. Nice way to have a laugh with friends or family. Recommended
  • Two courses to choose from but courses are starting to look a bit tired and run down. Beware the parking outside the premises which is only 30 minute parking!
  • Cool little place on the waterfront. Two 18 hole courses each with unique challenges.
  • Great bit of fun for everyone.
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