Kowhai Park, Whanganui

4.7
#1 of 7 in Fun & Games in Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Playground Fun & Games
Let the kids run wild at Kowhai Park, an all-action children's play park. Crammed full of activities and equipment, from slides and swings to an ice-skating rink and mini-railway, the park will keep children enthused and busy for hours. Adults can relax in the barbecue and green areas, while teens may appreciate the skate and bike areas. The park's innovative and magical design featuring themes from famous children's stories and films create an atmosphere of adventure and fun that captivates all ages. Put Kowhai Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Whanganui itinerary maker.
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  • I came to this park as a child and loved it now I bring my own kids and its still great. It is a blast from the past with what now seems like retro figures and adventures. A great day out.  more »
  • Always a gem!! Hubby & I loved coming here as children and now our own love to come to Kowhai Park! So much adventure to explore, massive complex right alongside the Wanganui River which you can walk ...  more »
  • This is a great place on a sunny day - yes, I know that can be a little rare in Whanganui, but the day we were there was one of them. The place is great - lots of themed playgound equipment and the lo...  more »
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  • AMAZING playground. I was here in my childhood as a kid (&it was Amazing! !) its so much better now im an adult! ! My best friend took my 2 year old daughter and I! We ALL had fun. Definitely going back in summer
  • This park is huge! There is tons of open space for games and lots for the kids to do including a little water park and plenty of different items to play on. Shaded by lovely trees and far enough from the river to ease the parents mind. This park gets busy in summer but is great on any sunny day. Wish I had a place like this when I was a kid!
  • This Park has great Concrete Play Equipment . Set amongst large trees. Said to be the only concrete playground in New Zealand. Ironic for a area of land that started out as a Vegetable garden during WW1
  • Kids could hang out for hours. Great on a sumners day with water play, train, flying fox and lots of play equipment
  • Very pretty. Well maintained. Nice walking tracks and playgrounds for the kids