Victoria Esplanade Gardens, Palmerston North
(4.7/5 based on 280+ 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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  • Very nice setting, but service is quite slow and food average. Also tried to arrange a potential event but did not hear from the person i met with to start plans. 
  • Beautiful rhododendrans, wonderful children's playground and beautiful walkways. Accessible for people in wheel chairs. 
  • This is a quiet and peaceful spot to enjoy in the sunshine. The gardens cover a wide area along the river and are very well laid out and cared for. My visit was in early spring, so a lot of the plants...  more »