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Lovely riverside park

The park has two sections. Lovely children's playpark to keep the younger ones engaged with lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David S
Melbourne, Australia
Great hidden park for all ages to enjoy

We decided to give it a quick visit but ended staying there for 2 hours. Kids loved it, we had fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Armen A
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park has two sections. Lovely children's playpark to keep the younger ones engaged with lots of nice gardens and impressive trees. Section section contains the world war 1 and 2 memorials with even a replica Spitfire plane on display. Great location by the river...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to give it a quick visit but ended staying there for 2 hours. Kids loved it, we had fun with all the historical facts. Beautifully maintained! Will be heading there often

Thank Armen A
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Great park to while away the day with the kids, especially the smaller ones. Splash pools with easy access for Mums and toddlers available and a few good climb over and around landscaped grounds for the littlie's to have fun on. Nice place to picnic...More

2  Thank makomihi
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely park, we enjoyed our stroll taking in the war displays, mighty river and beautiful gold and orange leaves of the changing season. The children 2&4 enjoyed potters garden. We thought it was pretty cute, even on the cold wet day we visited it brightened...More

1  Thank alveadventures
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Nice park along the Waikato River Front on the far side of the city centre. Green nice park with the main core is The Potter Children's Garden. The reserve was donated by George Parr, with the purpose for children garden, from its original idea built...More

Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 7 May 2018

It has a great little playground for kids, bird aviaries, and great gardens. Plenty of time to relax and enjoy the place - and if the weather is fine a quick snnoze in the park

Thank Kiwialan
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This park is one I wanted to revisit before moving away Hamilton. It is a nice place to take the grandkids but you have to watch out for some of the kids there who may be a bit 'unruly' or families who let their large...More

1  Thank SLRobinsonNZ
Reviewed 11 April 2018

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
Reviewed 2 April 2018

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
Reviewed 4 March 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

2  Thank Ariane T
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