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Marine Parade Family Adventures

Spend a day cycling along Marine Parade!

Here are some great activities all conveniently located on Napier's famous Marine Parade.  We think this makes a great day out for the whole family and recommend starting your day from the southern end of Marine Parade at the Pump Track and ride along the paved cycleway into Napier taking in all the activities below (you won't need to travel far for a jam packed day of fun).

Need to hire a bike while you're here - we've got you covered with some options below.

Free Family Pass to Par2 MiniGolf

rsz 6812 par2Spend over $200 with Napier i-SITE when booking your Hawke’s Bay experience and you’ll receive one free Family Pass (2 adults and 2 children) to Par2 MiniGolf. Located right next door to Napier i-SITE with amazing views across Hawke Bay, you’ll enjoy the friendly competition!

* Offer valid for bookings made before 31 July 2022.  Bookings can be made online, over the phone or in person. To redeem your free pass, pop in to Napier i-SITE with your booking confirmation to collect your Par2 voucher.  Offer to be redeemed before 31 December 2022.

Pump Track

Pump Track

Hire your bike before heading down the Marine Parade cycle pathway to the Pump Track - a fun way to start the day. Try your skills, get your rhythm to tackle the gentle bumps, its all about balance.

Spirit of Napier

Spirit of Napier

Jump on your bike and head north into Napier past the beautiful golden girl – our spirt of Napier. Unveiled in late December 1971, the statue represents Napier rising from the ashes after the devastating 1931 earthquake.

Junior Bike Track

Junior Bike Track

Let the kids speed off on their very own roadway, complete with traffic lights and speed bumps. There's also a special fenced area with a cushioned landing for those learning to ride as well as shaded picnic areas.

Serenity in the Sunken Gardens

Serenity in the Sunken Gardens

Formed in the 1960s, the Sunken Garden on Marine Parade has been described as the parade's 'hidden treasure' because, sited below road level, it offers a sense of serenity and separation from its urban surrounds. The kids will love watching the water wheel, and you won't miss the large white bio-morphic sculpture floating on the water.

Viewing platform and gardens

Viewing platform and gardens

Back on the cycleway the next couple of kilometers is very scenic. Head out onto the viewing platform and be memorized by the crashing waves. You'll see the Tom Parker Fountain with our local legend Pania tucked in beside.

Soak and relax

Soak and relax

Not far along from the viewing platform, now is the opportunity to soak and relax at Ocean Spa to complete your Marine Parade experience. Relax, re-energise and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the open air, heated and chlorinated pools or outdoor spas.

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