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Kowhai Park

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Address: Whanganui, New Zealand
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a great place for the kids

what a fantastic park with the nursery rhyme theme to it, great for all ages of children and has a train to keep the kids entertained as well

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Judy J

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

what a fantastic park with the nursery rhyme theme to it, great for all ages of children and has a train to keep the kids entertained as well

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great playground for young kids, loads of differently themed areas to play in and around. Bonus was the splash pad area fantastic on a hot day. We didn't get to go on the train as it was closed both times we visited (late afternoon and before lunch) so aim for just after lunch if you want a train ride.

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Thank circe391
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always fun for kids water part great. Probably better for younger kids than 8 plus but a nice park. Gorgeous setting

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if you have children. Loads for them to do in different play areas which includes a paddling/splash area, picnic and BBQ area, toilets and refreshments. Right on the river.

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Whanganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to go to if you are in town or passing through. Children here have been enjoying this park for generations. There are barbeques that are free to use and toilet facilities. The local Council keeps the park well maintained and painted. It's a lovely place to walk around in the sun and enjoy some down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here a sunny day, lots of fun for free with the kids. Several free bbq available and many picnic tables with good possibility for shade

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Ayia Napa, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of activites for kids all ages, free bbq area with free Gas to cook with, flying fox is quite high and great fun. Also a little Castle and ship over the other side of the train track, we all had great fun.

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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The kids love it. The flying fox is their favorite and it keeps you fit.. Haha . You can have bbq or parties under the pumpkin with free gas yea.!!

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Thank 327aaron
Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a great children's playground and no matter what your age there is something to amuse and occupy everyone whether it is sliding down the neck of the brontosaurus, clambering over the pirate ship or crawling through the pipes underneath the mountain. We were there with my grandsons and during the course of a two hour visit they were... More 

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Whanganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Fantastic park for kids with plenty to play on and a waterplay section as well. There is also a miniature train ride at the park. It was such a shame that it was badly damaged during the 2015 floods but it is all cleaned up now and better than ever. Be aware that the toilets whilst large are often wet... More 

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