Victoria Esplanade Gardens, Palmerston North
(4.7/5 based on 300 reviews on the web)
Relax in the serene setting of Victoria Esplanade Gardens, a wooded park on the Manawatu River. Wander along the bush tracks, visit the colorful rose garden and the tropical conservatory, and observe the exotic birds in the aviary. Kids can visit the onsite playground and ride the miniature railway looping through the park. This park also includes facilities for cricket, hockey, and rugby, as well as a smal cafe providing both light snacks and full meals. To visit Victoria Esplanade Gardens and other attractions in Palmerston North, use our Palmerston North tour planner.
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  • It is wonderful to see lots of families and people in the Esplanade. The rhododendrons are still in bloom and the gardens overall are well tended by a dedicated team of gardeners. You can enjoy shade ...  more »
  • Magnificent family park combining children's playground, rose gardens, hockey and cricket pitches, bird aviary, paddling pools. You name it, they've got it. Impressive pavilion cum cafe centrally site...  more »
  • Spent a few hours wandering around. Very colourful. All plants in full bloom. Not a lot to see in Palmerstone North but this is worth a visit.