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Virginia Lake

Great North Road, Whanganui, New Zealand
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“feed the ducks” (33 reviews)
“bird aviary” (22 reviews)
“winter garden” (28 reviews)
Great North Road, Whanganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are passing through Wanganui and need a break this is great stop to have a walk around the lake - café near by

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk beautiful gardens and lake. Feed the ducks then enjoy a coffee or an ice cream at the cool great little cafe.

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place to spend a couple of hours walking around or jogging. Beautiful sceneries from the upper walk, lots of benches to rest, an awful lot of birds to see, including black swans! Great activity for an afternoon in Whanganui.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided finaly to visit here as recommendations by locals . Such a lovely place to spend your day here . We had lunch at cafe and loved it . Its must visit if you in Wanganui !

Thank Garrymarcus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Wanganui and the lake is a great place to take people who are new to the area- there has been a community project that involves distributing painted rocks in parks- Gordons Bush is another area- that is on the other side of...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Go at your pace as you walk around Virginia Lake in Wanganui. Native trees and bushes abound and take a loaf of bread to feed the ducks and swans. Next to the lake is a small café, the Winter Gardens for flower lovers, and a...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love to walk around the lake and do it several times a week! Such a calm place and being uninterrupted by cars whizzing past, a great place to contemplate the day! Highly recommend this walk but well worth doing several laps! Look out for the...More

Thank Sherkiwi
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely place with a big variety of plants, wildlife and art. Multiple routes round which make is a good spot for a jog or just a relaxing walk

Thank James W
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful make with amazing views Well worth a visit can feed the ducks Enjoy the indoor winter garden and the cafe was delicious with reasonable priced food for families

Thank themusketts
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely little park in Whanganui worth a visit if in town. Peaceful and quiet and very pretty. Would be a good spot for a picnic

Thank rub_the_rhino
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