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Great time again

The cafe again remains excellent with ice cream also available ideal in summer The park ontap... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bundleofboy
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Great place to walk

This is a very popular walk. Approximately 4 Kms around with a couple of spots where you can extend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jodibel1
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cafe again remains excellent with ice cream also available ideal in summer The park ontap with cover for poor weather and parking makes this asset the best place to meet and relax when travelling also

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bundleofboy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very popular walk. Approximately 4 Kms around with a couple of spots where you can extend it. I've been doing this walk for years and it's pretty all year round. An asset to Hamilton. Shame the water is gross.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jodibel1
Reviewed 4 days ago

These gardens are free but a donation I always welcome. The theme gardens are beautifully arranged, easy to walk around and just beautiful at the moment. Easy access by car or bus.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jenniferlillas
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place for an extended walk around the whole lake . Beautiful scenery , pathed all the way and plenty of people use the walk. Great scenery on a still day looking towards Waikato hospital. Plenty of playground equipment for kids. Highly recommend this walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Psarj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place for a relaxing visit either sitting on the benches admiring the beautiful scenery or a lovely walk great for families

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Compass170739
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great place to visit, their are a lot of things to do here, you can bring kids to play in the playground. unwind with coffee in the cafe or have a refreshing ice cream.. you can walk/run around the lake.. it is also a good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank benieboi02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the domain to see the lake and river. Everyone loved it . A nice walk around it and s beautiful day. Some great photo opportunities

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for a run or part of a run, dogs on leads welcome and provides a number of stop off's for small or big kids.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank paulienz2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Around every corner of the lake is a different view of Hamilton. Sometime there are boats on the lake, there are a lot of ducks and some pukekos and swans. On one part of the walkway there are water lilies and there are refreshments available...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank smayo675499
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The Hamilton Domain is catered or all ages and all degrees of fitness.Superb playground for children,ans easy walk around the lake with great views of the bird life that live on and around the lake in their natural habitat.Cafe if you just want to sit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JocelyneW35
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