Virginia Lake

Virginia Lake, Whanganui: Address, Phone Number, Virginia Lake Reviews: 4.5/5

Virginia Lake
4.5
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Karen M
51 contributions
Lovely family activity - especially when passing through Whanganui
Apr 2021
Very pleasant, easy walk around the tree-lined lake at any time of the year. You can see ducks, swans, coots, geese. There is a fountain, band rotunda, winter gardens, aviary. Great place to stop for a stretch and a break if travelling up State Highway 3. There is a small cafe on site but it closed at 2pm on a Monday of a long weekend which I thought was odd considering there would be plenty of travellers still passing through.
Written 27 April 2021
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Island_Bay_Di
Wellington, New Zealand15 contributions
So beautiful
Apr 2021
This lake is amazing. We walked around with the kids and it was so beautiful. The kids had a great time finding all the bird life. The winter gardens are beautiful as well.
Written 23 April 2021
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mark0012014
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions
Lake and wintergarden
Mar 2021 • Couples
Beautiful , serene and full of history. Well worth a visit and a walk around the lake. Would be nice to see botanical name plates on the mature trees and in the winter garden.
Written 29 March 2021
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GreerShanasa
118 contributions
Best walk around the lake.
Feb 2021 • Couples
One of the prettiest lovely city gardens and the bird life Mazing. Worth return visit.
The coots were friendly and the geese. Baby birds are special especially diving and pulling up weed for the young.
Written 13 February 2021
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Jill S
New Plymouth, New Zealand128 contributions
Lovely walk
Feb 2021 • Couples
Nothing super exciting, but enjoyed the walk round the lake. The Cafe is lovely. And enjoyed seeing the statues
Written 5 February 2021
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Diamonds
7 contributions
Peaceful
Feb 2021 • Couples
Lovely way to while away an hour or so and get some gentle exercise.

The local birdlife is beautiful and the wo ter gardens are an inspiration ❤
Written 2 February 2021
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Courtney
Whanganui, New Zealand7 contributions
Fun
Jan 2021 • Couples
A good walk even with little ones. Nice views and a awesome fountain in the lake. Takes about a hour on a slow walk.
Written 18 January 2021
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John L
Cambridge, New Zealand161 contributions
Top Class Attraction
Oct 2020
A really lovely attraction for Wanganui. I had never previously visited this park and it was quite a revelation. So many parks in NZ are spoiled by councils 'over structuring'and formalising them and spoiling their natural beauty. Not so here. It was a real pleasure to stroll through the park and just enjoy nature. Of course being Spring, we were able to see the hundreds of young waterfowl and to watch their antics we were able to spend a thoroughly enjoyable few hours in the park..
Written 11 October 2020
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Iman
14 contributions
Fantastic scenery and nice
Oct 2020
If your are interested in a 30 minutes walk while watching beautiful scenery and duck and duckling, this location is highly recommended.
Written 9 October 2020
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kirsten_alastair
Porirua, New Zealand74 contributions
Great morning out
Oct 2020 • Family
Lovely place to visit. About 45 mins round the lake and great aviary too. Worth the visit. Nice to see the swans ducklings and nesting herons as well
Written 5 October 2020
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