Victoria Esplanade Gardens, Palmerston North

(4.7/5 based on 320+ 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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  • Spring is the best time as the cherry blossoms light your way as you move through the gardens, for the rose gardens...wait a little longer, it will be worth it. There are so many shady spots to have a...  more »
  • The new and improved Esplanade is the place to be. There is something for everyone to enjoy! It would be the perfect place for a family picnic on a nice summers day!  more »
  • Playground, tracks, gardens, paddling pool, cafe - the Esplanade has something for everyone. Try the river walk for abit of a trek or just stroll through the gardens. Love it here.  more »