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Virginia Lake

Great North Road, Whanganui, New Zealand
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“winter garden” (30 reviews)
“bird aviary” (21 reviews)
Great North Road, Whanganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Virginia Lake never gets old, and ive been continuosly going since i was a youngin! Great to get the family outdoors to enjoy freah air while you walk the outskirts of the lake. Trek the different trails, visit the winter gardens, enclosed park for the...More

Thank NaomiBogileka
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were so pleased that Cyclone Cook left us alone and so decided that our first place to go was here. What an absolute delightful place with so many different types of birds and lovely surroundings. Would be glorious place to picnic when the ground...More

Thank Keza_WA
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a great place for a walk. There are three different level walkways from lakeside to higher with stunning views over the lake and grounds. Also worth a visit is the Winter Gardens, the aviary and the nearby cafe.

Thank Colin and Carol... W
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stop at the lake which is at the north end of the city. Plenty of options including looking st the ducks, a winter green house and bird Avery.

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here on our way to Stratford, this place was stunning, so much to see, avery with lots of birds from budgies to beautifully coloured parrots and love birds. Statues and flowers dotted all around nit to mention the 'winter gardens' the flowers and artwork...More

Thank Lynda P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This lake is beside the main road so easy to find, plenty of parking. Much more than the lake, the park and trees are beautiful and there's a gorgeous indoor garden. Café was busy but working well, food good. Beware the greedy poultry!

Thank Loreen B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

i have always loved this lake and have now had a long personal association with it stretching back four decades or more. Our recent visit to the City again provided us with a chance to visit it, and it was the true highlight of the...More

1  Thank Perry B
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