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Spencer Park

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Heyders Road | Spencerville, Christchurch 8009, New Zealand
+64 3-329 8507
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Best playground in Chch

Huge sandpit with water play, awesome flying fox. More relaxing for parents than Margaret Mahy (in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tiffany C
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Fabulous place - lots to do

We stayed in one of their cabins so we could do the adjacent adrenalin forest. Nice & clean cabin... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
sherbsfamily
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Timaru; New Zealand
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  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
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“flying fox” (4 reviews)
“playground” (7 reviews)
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Heyders Road | Spencerville, Christchurch 8009, New Zealand
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+64 3-329 8507
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge sandpit with water play, awesome flying fox. More relaxing for parents than Margaret Mahy (in town) fewer crowds, too. Great place for free play on a nice day.

Thank Tiffany C
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in one of their cabins so we could do the adjacent adrenalin forest. Nice & clean cabin with everything you need. Very large camp with a well stocked shop too. Lots of play areas for kids. Short walk to the beach & brilliant...More

Thank sherbsfamily
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect place! Had a catch up which involved 4 kids between 4-7. This place was perfect. Flying foxes, huge fields for kicking the ball around, swings, great hide and seek location and easy sitting places for the parents. We only played at the playground but...More

1  Thank Nicole S
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to take a picnic and either walk on the beach or take the kids to the playground or go to adrenaline forest ! You could spend the whole day here. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank KScheepers
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Spencer Park is a well kept secret in Christchurch. It is twenty minutes out of town but is a conservationist's delight. A large ranging area with walks through seaside native vegetation to a wild beach with crashing waves. Even watching the waves is an experience...More

Thank nevslife
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Once the road finishes at Waimairi Beach, one walks until Spencer Park is reached. There, one will find an ice-cream shop (cafe closed) before hiking on to the Waimak mouth. If you prefer to "cheat" go by car or bus and indulge in the many...More

Thank CaptainCompass
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great fun to be had at the park and pool. Make sure you go and visit the animals. Chickens and pigs tucked away, free to pet, could be better sign posted

Thank Foodlover438
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Took the grandchildren here for an outing and must say even though they are getting older and perhaps too cool to go to a park they all enjoyed it and had a great time. We used the flying fox and then walked down to the...More

Thank Ken S
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is one of the largest parks in Christchurch and offers lots of fun for families with a car. Free barbecues and a large playground plus plenty of grass to run around on. Some large picnic sites can be booked by groups.

Thank zhuhai2007
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Although the beaches of NZ of absolutely stunning, this one proved to be quite dodgy. We went here during the school holidays and it was quite busy. We parked in a public parking spot for only about half an hr to walk the dogs. There...More

3  Thank allabouttravel086
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