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Parana Park

Hamilton East, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
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Lovely park by the Waikato river

We crossed over the river from our hotel and strolled through Parana Park. We were very impressed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BBTrisha
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Cambridge, England
A great place for a walk

Parang Park and the War memorial area is a great place to walk and play. There’s a playground for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pam R
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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“stone bridge” (3 reviews)
“kids play” (3 reviews)
“waikato river” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hamilton East, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We crossed over the river from our hotel and strolled through Parana Park. We were very impressed with the Memorial displays especially the Spitfire and the War Horse. There is a very tranquil area and also a childrens play park with a small aviary. There...More

Thank BBTrisha
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parang Park and the War memorial area is a great place to walk and play. There’s a playground for children that includes a pond. The local ducks can be annoying though. There are lovely gardens and the memorials commemorating soldiers is a fitting tribute. That’s...More

Thank Pam R
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Parana Park is a cute little place to take children to in the daytime to splash around in the fountain, play on the swingset and look at the birds in the cages. It's also a popular cruising spot at night for men and a place...More

1  Thank Ariane T
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

I bring my son here to frolic in the water and play in the play ground. Never a bad time, except when the less tamed children drop the kids off. Nevertheless it's a beaut of a spot.

Thank Johnny B
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

This area had been revamped a while ago and is really a great place for a family picnic if you have little kids. there is an aviary with birds and a shallow pool for toddlers to play in with all kinds of things to climb...More

Thank o-Kevin-o
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Parana is spectacular, there is a beautiful walk and is a treat for people that admire and love history as well. Beautifully designed and well planned.

Thank vermilion01
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

This park has wonderful walking paths and fantastic views of the Waikato river. Beautiful old trees and gardens planted in an aray of colour. Photographers dream with the stone bridge and river. Fantastic water park and playground for the little people. Well maintained parklands.

Thank habanachooky
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

It's nice and all but it was the middle of summer and tons of kids were playing in the fountains etc. and then suddenly one kid takes a big poo and no one notices for a while until it's floated the entire circuit of the...More

1  Thank Nathaniel B
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

I am so lucky to be living just down the toad form the wonderful park. The kids palyground and pool area is a great benefit to the people of Hamilton, its set out like a kids dream, beautiful. The cenotaph area is respectfully laid out...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

Parana Park is a lovely restful place to visit with the Cenotaph, plane, gardens, and a lovely park over a stone bridge. The park is great for kids with a splash pool, birds, lots of interactive equipment and planty of room for a picnic

Thank Maggie24nz
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