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Rotokawau Virginia Lake (Updated) – Open For Discovery – Discover Whanganui

Rotokawau Virginia Lake

Go for a wander to see the awesome sculptures, beautiful flowers and feed the ducks.

Higginbottom Fountain, in Virginia Lake, is a uniquely designed floating fountain in the form of a huge water lily. See its bright lights at nighttime.


Lake Virginia Reserve  110 Great North Road

The name ‘Rotokawau’ refers to the native black shag (kawau), and you might glimpse these birds as they come to the lake to feed. Rotokawau  Virginia Lake is listed as one of  Whanganui’s premier parks.

Rotokawau Virginia Lake