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Marine Parade Viewing Platform

| Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Great area for young children. Plenty to see and do.

Nice and clean area great for a stroll or to take the children. Play grounds and bike/ scooter... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy F
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Napier, New Zealand
the thrill of the waves

best place to be on a stormy day watching the waves come crashing in and trying to jump back to... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
janeL7613MZ
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Napier, New Zealand
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“marine parade” (25 reviews)
“new addition” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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"crashing waves"
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"great asset"
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"both sides"
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"free attraction"
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"vantage point"
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"black sand"
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"lovely view"
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"different perspective"
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"cape kidnappers"
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"take pictures"
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"the pacific ocean"
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"napier city"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and clean area great for a stroll or to take the children. Play grounds and bike/ scooter activities galore. Most areas cost free.

Thank Wendy F
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

best place to be on a stormy day watching the waves come crashing in and trying to jump back to avoid a soaking. great views when you look back over napier city. adds an interesting element to your walk along the marine parade

Thank janeL7613MZ
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited the viewing platform several times during our stay in Napier each time offering different perspective of the coastline, from mid morning through to sunset. The views were superb especially in the late evening as the sun was going down showing the coastline in...More

Thank neil1342014
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

The viewing platform on Marine Parade provides stunning views of the beach and of the city, it is a unique structure and was completed in December 2015. It was a miserable day when we visited but there were still a handful of people on the...More

Thank paullegate
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Amazing viewing platform that lets you take in the width and breadth of the fabulous coast line. I marveled at the black sand!

Thank janefromspain2015
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Expected rain but the sun shone for our day in Napier. What a beautiful town. Amazing Art Deco buildings and this week is the Art Deco festival. Fantastic to see the dress of that period being worn by local people and the old cars being...More

Thank Hazel B
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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

This pier although short is so photo idelic. We visited during the day and had some good photos and I see others have visted at other times. Accessible for everyone.

Thank Paul_n_Cris
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Oh why is it not 20m longer. This 'pier' doesn't make it past the breakers. Its a shame because on this extremely dangerous beach it would have been a very rare oportunity to get over the water and look back to the shore. As it...More

Thank nick a
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

The beach is volcanic and near the centre is quite steep (dependent on how rough the sea is) The platform allows you views to both sides of the beach.

Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

Great spot along Marine Parade to enjoy the sights and sounds of the ocean as well as Marine Parade in general. Great spot to watch the sunrise as we did early one morning. Well designed.

Thank DebsH200
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