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Marine Parade, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This area is a recent development on the Napier foreshore. It brings together an area for people to promenade, cycle, walk, communicate, play in water & even play sport. Viewed from above it is a Maori artistic emblem. Look closely & you will see Maori...More

Thank marywise1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome place if you have kids - lots of playgrounds, skate park facilities, little bike tracks for the little ones, beautiful gardens, a coffee truck, awesome views - so pleased we did a big walk along here.

Thank littlemizfab
Reviewed 1 week ago

This attractively designed beach front area caters for all with a fabulous walking and cycling track which winds all along the coast; a junior cycle track for kiddies; sunken gardens; a swimming facility; fountains and statues; BBQs; basketball courts; benches and grassed areas for picnics;...More

Thank StewartsVacation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy walking or cycling you will enjoy Marine Parade. Especially if the sun is shining. Concrete or sealed pathways run along beside the sea. Mini golf, National Aquarium, sunken garden, skating etc - there is plenty to see and do. Or you can...More

Thank 808JohnS808
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked along Marine Parade foreshore from the Aquatic center to the Information center after dinner. It was a lovely stroll and if the weather had been warmer, we would have stayed longer. The buildings mentioned are on the art deco walking tour. A floral...More

Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed by the number of things to do. The area was landscaped beautifuly. A perfect place to get away for a few hours and relax. No cost open park with many options fot kids and adults. Bike park, skateboard area, open beach, park...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really cool street to base yourself on. Easy access to everywhere, main street, suprmarkets, the local market and the RSA (anyone can go for a lovely roast meal)...all you can eat style.

Thank kjmreview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely well thought out area, art and gardens are a treat. Nice place for a relaxing walk, ice cream with the family or walk the dog.

Thank Angus L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The marine parade is full of beautiful flowers,with sunken garden,sculptures and lovely people There are lots of volunteers who gives out useful information along the walk There is even a traffic sign controlled manually between cars and pedestrians on the walkway into centre of downtown...More

Thank Allan & Amy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Besutiful wide parade next to the shoreline, planted extensively and with numerous art works....a lovely way to start or end your day in historic Napier

Thank Rosi W
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13 February 2018|
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Response from MaxTugger | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. It’s about 10 minutes to walk to town centre or you can walk the other direction and walk to Ahuriri beach front, for cafes, and bars.
11 April 2016|
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yes you can rent bikes to ride all over Napier there are website such as Bike Hire Napier