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Sunken Gardens

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Peaceful Quiet Garden

A small cosy garden which is good for picnics. Nice flower beds. We liked the water wheel and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Johana S
Very nice garden right along the shore

While walking the beach, I noticed some pretty flowers sticking up and went to investigate. Here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small cosy garden which is good for picnics. Nice flower beds. We liked the water wheel and the cosiness of the garden. A good place to stop for a break.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Johana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, how to be underwhelmed!! It’s just a normal public garden, that is slightly lower than street level. When we went there were some bare patches of dirt and many plants not in bloom. The good thing is that you don’t need to get out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While walking the beach, I noticed some pretty flowers sticking up and went to investigate. Here was this beautiful garden, sunken below street level ,with lots of great colors in bloom, a waterwheel in action and several very nice sculptures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ron1733
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice quite area to spend some time in. nice lay out for the flowers, plants and statue. could hav spent more time there but other places to before it rained.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ScottImlah
Reviewed 26 November 2018

I loved the Sunken Gardens, I felt they're a gorgeous oasis in a gorgeous setting (the whole of Marine Parade).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ED44SF
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Beautifully maintained and planted, a lovely space to wander in and soak up the old world charm of well laid out flower beds.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HayleyS1978
Reviewed 1 November 2018

These gardens are well worth a wander through. They are stunning & very colourful. They are a credit to the town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shazhan472
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Awesome spot right on the waterfront. The fact that the gardens are sunken means it is protected from the winds that can be strong off the sea. Beautifully kept

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Napier is full of little gems. These gardens are a delight right on the seafront. Beautiful flowers and lots of imagination.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Napier has a number of pretty little gardens to sit and watch the world go by and this is another of them. It was looking very pretty today with it's spring flowers in bloom.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank justjans
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