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Lake Horowhenua

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Lake Horowhenua is a peaceful place of tranquility

This is a lovely place for contemplation while sitting in the car watching a spectacular sunset, or... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Renate S
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Levin, New Zealand
Nice lake, needs love.

We took our kids to feed the birds and while the birds are impressive, very friendly, the smell was... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Jonnelle M
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22 Jan 2018
“Lake Horowhenua is a peaceful place of tranquility”
3 Jan 2018
“Nice lake, needs love. ”
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Lake Horowhenua is an ok place if would like to go and feed some ducks, the water however is often polluted and has algae. The toilet facilities are poor and there is a small park. This area sometimes get used by younger people to dig...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Visited Muaupoko Park, Lake Horowhenua at sunset. Absolutely beautiful. Mosquitoes were a little thick but didn't bite... beautiful swans, ducks and geese. One side view is the lake with beautiful greenery and paddocks while the other side is beautiful mountains. Highly recommend a look.

Thank AmandaAds787
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a lovely place for contemplation while sitting in the car watching a spectacular sunset, or just walking around and looking over the water. There are heaps of water fowl there to watch chasing each other or just socialising, accompanied by the sound of...More

Thank Renate S
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We took our kids to feed the birds and while the birds are impressive, very friendly, the smell was awful. Sad the lake is in such a state. The park was awesome though and the kids enjoyed their time there.

1  Thank Jonnelle M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Levin needs this lake. It's a fantastic opportunity laying stagnant. I was so disappointed. Would be a wonderfull place for older less fit people to walk. But alas it's a wasted . Many years ago in the 70s it was a buzzing little place. Shame...More

2  Thank Shelkey B
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great bird life with lots of different species easy to see and access. The water seems dirty and the shore is messy. To be expected with the large number of birds about including several species of duck geese shags and waders.

2  Thank 597bruceg
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nice area for the kids to play what a pitty you cant go swimmimg in it. its a waste as the kids would of loved a swim on a hot day

1  Thank DanielleN1459
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Can't swim in it which is a waist as it is such a beautiful spot to swim and have a picnic and the kids can run around

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Lake Horowhenua has a long Maori history with the local tribes, Mouopoko and Ngati Raukawa. Disputes about the 'ownership' of the lake continue today. As a destination for visitors, it has a wide range of water birds as well as a few semi-wild chooks. Views...More

1  Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 25 August 2016

always nice to go there and see all birds around, feed the ducks and swans and other birds, watch how they bath and quacking, it is so relaxing and wonderful

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