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Otepuni Gardens

Forth Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Just a block off the main drag there is a canal, and past that a railway track. This lovely length... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
ruthandvern
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Wilton, California
Quiet canalside park

This park follows the canal just south of the main street. Not many people there but there were... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
mrdom
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“main city” (2 reviews)
“flower beds” (2 reviews)
“stroll” (3 reviews)
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Forth Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Just a block off the main drag there is a canal, and past that a railway track. This lovely length of canal way is shallow and is home to vast quantities of duck, other birds, and fresh water eels. The sea grass keeps the water...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This park follows the canal just south of the main street. Not many people there but there were still nice trees, ducks and rose gardens.

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

This little park is a beautiful and quiet place in the middle of Invercargill. Since the town itself does not provide a lot of beautiful spots - at least we did not find them - we were very happy to find this place to have...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Walk or drive down the hill from Tay St. at the intersection of Tay and Dee Streets. Or take any side street south from Tay street and you'll come across the Otepuni Gardens. Go for a stroll, see the city people enjoying lunch outside, or...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2016

Good way to walk alongside downtown Invercargill through some very pleasant gardens. Great on a pleasant day.

1  Thank ElvisInvercargill
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

A must for visitors to Invercargill, lovely gardens and river, lots of old building to look at and close to the main city.

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Reviewed July 30, 2016

Beautiful gardens and a small shallow creek to walk beside. Popular at lunch time with locals to take a lunch and sit and enjoy the peace and tranquility. Walk along one part only or take awhile and walk the entire length. Used as a short...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2016

A lovely spot to stroll around (especially near the Basilica) or a place to relax and have lunch if working in town.

Thank Michael Edward S
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Reviewed February 12, 2016

i started just off a main street in Invercargill and walked about 4klm along crossing over several roads, it was drizzling rain when I walked but it didn't put me off, It would be lovely on a nice sunny day though.

Thank tsbandt
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

A nice garden walk near the Masonic Temple and Basilica. Not sure if you can fish but I saw a few fish in the stream. What to do get some Burger King or Bluff Oysters and enjoy it in the gardens.

Thank Jean R
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