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Gladstone and Judges Bay Rds., Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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All reviews full bloom smell the roses rose beds rose season gladstone road rose lovers bay beach native trees hop on hop off bus nice walk on display worth a visit mission bay new zealand judges dove myer
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I had been here just a few weeks later, as this has the makings of a truly lovely rose garden. When I was there, no roses!

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parnell Rose Gardens is a stop along the Auckland Hop On/ Off tour bus so was easy to get here- the bus stop is right at the entrance. The gardens currently aren't in bloom which was a shame but apparently rose season starts in November....More

Thank Bubbleofhug
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It‘s a nice place and well worth a visit. Got there by the Auckland Explorer Hop- on / Hop -off bus.

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is a gem. We were almost alone there, in the NZ summer, which shows that not many people know about it. There are beautiful flowers and trees to see, and some great views from the higher points.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Did not venture too deep into the garden as it was nearly dusk but the ones we did visit did look great. I would also recommend a 5-min walk down the slope to Judges bay which has got BBQ facilities to add on to your...More

Thank TChu9876
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We visited when the roses were in full bloom and the gardens were magnificient. Huge beds of different varieties, all beautiful. Well worth the visit!

Thank Kirragirl_12
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the botanic garden in Christchurch and really enjoyed our afternoon. My wife loved the rose garden. So we had high hopes for this visit. But we were very disappointed with this place. It was poorly designed and the surroundings was boring as well....More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

So close to the city but such a delightful retreat from traffic and concrete. So many lovely roses, but take the time to discover beyond and visit Judges Bay down the hill, or the elegant and tranquil old French style gardens with their secluded seats...More

Thank Annaliese62
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My husband and I were on a guided tour of New Zealand and we had a day free, so we did a hop on, hop off bus. We stopped at the Parnell Rose Garden. It was a rainy morning, but we managed a stop here...More

Thank alpw
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The gardens have an amazing collection of roses of all types and styles. During the day and early evening the scent of the Roses is heady and intoxicating. The visual splendour of the varios rose types is stunning.

Thank ColinC2437
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ATOZBear
22 August 2018|
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Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
We visited the garden in February and took the bus. Here's some of what I wrote on my review of Parnell Gardens: There is no admission to visit these gardens from sunrise to sunset; they are in a public park. The gardens... More
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Athikumanan
7 August 2017|
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Response from jaaz49 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for not replying. I see you have lots of answers from others.
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Aween Z
8 May 2017|
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Response from Bevan H | Reviewed this property |
There will be some flowers in August, - it is the end of winter in Auckland, so they won't be at their best. The gardens are still worth a visit. Enjoy
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