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New Zealand and Australia cruise dairy: Napier Port, part 1

A very nice garden to see for our one-day shore excursion in Napier. It is located between the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GreenThumb331
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Manila, Philippines
Amazing

These gardens are along Marine Parade. The gardeners were busy replanting and the patterns they... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
ew_wright
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very nice garden to see for our one-day shore excursion in Napier. It is located between the main tourist area and the beach. Flowers were blooming during our summer day visit. The garden is a very relaxing place to stay in and do nothing....More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 16 July 2018

These gardens are along Marine Parade. The gardeners were busy replanting and the patterns they were making will bode well for the spring and summer. A lovely place to just sit and perhaps eat lunch in the tranquility provided

Thank ew_wright
Reviewed 8 July 2018

These gardens are a great place to lunch or just hang out on a nice sunny Napier day. Such a pretty place.

Thank NevaBug
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Gardens sunken into the ground, with terracing and a changing range of plants and flowers, located along the waterfront

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The whole area called Marine Parade has been developed and/or re-developed so well. The sunken garden part was not there a little over 12 mths ago. It has been done to a very high standard and added greatly to the Marine Parade area. It is...More

Thank AytonWellington
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a pleasant area to walk through adjacent to many hotels and a short walk from the main town and the visitors centre. Not huge but well laid out.

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The gardens were pretty to look at, and fun to walk through. The location, on the Marine Parade, and just across the road from a whole string of hotels, makes them very accessible.

1  Thank Opinions4all
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The sunken gardens in Napier are a lovely small garden just a short stroll from the main part of town. It is a public garden, not much seating available it is more walking through to admire the garden beds.

1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The park itself is small but beautiful and ideally located by the sea, making it suitable for either a leisure stroll or an exciting trip with children

Thank Helena V
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I love walking through these gardens. I have been to Napier many times since 1981 when I first saw them and always make sure I take a wander through when I'm in Napier.

Thank YorkBonBon
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