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Whanganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read about the playground before I decided to drive all the way to this park for my kid. When we arrived at the park, there was really no wow factor, so I was wondering what's all that comment about the "best kids playground in...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm now in my 60s and played here when I was kid, and my children loved the place as well. Its a very safe place for kids to play and its quite crowded on weekends. A place where nostalgic generational memories are made.

Thank wazzap54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The playground facilities at Kowhai Park were built and maintained by service groups who love the town. Well maintained, lets the kids take risks. Ideal for building resilience.

Thank michaelhawkins2018
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I dont reckon there is a child alive who wouldnt love this park as there is so much to see and do there

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a great little, well, quite large, playground park for the kids. So old school plus a bit of modern with the water area, not operational at the time being autumn, as well. But super nostalgic for me, I remember crawling through the concrete tunnels...More

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Kowhai Park is not only for the kids. Adults will also enjoy the time spent here. Tiny trains, flying foxes, slides, swings, bbq facilities and the list continues. If your in Wanganui with children, Kowhai Park is a must visit.

Thank RabandBarb
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

There is so much amazing equipment in this park. A favourite for my grandson is the concrete boat. He loves to pretend to drive it, pushing buttons and climbing over the seats. He wanted to turn the water on at the water feature area but...More

Thank marianne a
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Give the kids a fun time, chill out the parents, and a choice for the grandparents. Different activities to climb and play and run; make up a fantasy and enjoy the outdoors in a park / river setting.

Thank 746gillian
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

What a great find. So much fun. We could have spent hours and hours there. Great place for big and little kids. Would go back to Whanganui just to come to this park.

Thank LaurenEB_11
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Even my teenage daughter had fun in this incredibly well designed park! It's a shame that we didn't have enough time for the children to get wet in the sprinklers and that the coffee shop was closed (we assume there is one in the little...More

Thank Plasmon78
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