Kowhai Park, Whanganui

4.7
#1 of 9 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. To visit Kowhai Park on your trip to Whanganui, use our Whanganui holiday planner.
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  • We drove through the park and it is just lovely, the trees wonderful. The playground was full and the whole place was busy. Such a great vibe.  more »
  • Amazing huge play park with many wonderful features and water play area. Kids just love this place. Very very worth a visit.  more »
  • The park is set in beautiful gardens with huge expanses of lawns for playing and picnicing. The playground for kids is awesome. Loads of things to do they wont want to leave!  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 a fantastic place for all the family to enjoy. Play on all the rides that are set up for the younger generation, flying fox, castle and even a pirate ship. Great way to waste your time in a nice way of course.
  • This place is incredible. Train, priate boat, castle, moas, plenty of room to run and BBQ. Lots of free parking and a lolly/ice cream kiosk.
  • Coolest playground ever and it is free, close to town and on the river. 6 stars. Congates to Whanganui Council.

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