Kowhai Park, Whanganui

4.7
#1 of 6 in Fun & Games in Manawatu-Wanganui Region
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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4.7
TripAdvisor
  • July 18, 2017
    Hadn't visited since I was a child 40 years ago at first everything looked small However once you had a walk around and had a play like you do when you are 50 it bought back all the awesome memories t...  more »
  • May 24, 2017
    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 »
  • April 30, 2017
    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 »
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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

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