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Wellington Botanic Garden

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Address: 101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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+64 4-499 1400
Fee: No
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Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape,...

Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city. The garden is a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is an Historic Places Trust Heritage Area.

Take the Cable Car up and follow the Downhill path to the city.

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We travellled up to the gardens in the cable car from the city centre and we walked back to the city through the gardens. The gardens were in a wonderful condition; clearly well... read more

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We travellled up to the gardens in the cable car from the city centre and we walked back to the city through the gardens. The gardens were in a wonderful condition; clearly well cared for. The views of the city were also superb.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Given that most visitors to gardens might be above average age, these gardens are difficult to navigate. Undulating doesn't cover it. Phew.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I took the cable car up and walked down thru the gardens to the city. We love botanic gardens and this is one of the best we have visited. The rose garden and the begonia pavilion are especially beautiful. There is also a nice cafe for snacks or lunch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Caught the cable car up to the top had a look at the great views of the city and bay and then had a casual walk down the mountain thought the gardens. The day was hot and the trees offered excellent shade. The garden bed at the bottom followed by the rose and begonia gardens were worth the effect. A... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We bought a return ticket on the cable car, not knowing that the gardens are on a steep decline back to town and therefore only the purchase of a single ticket is necessary. The gardens were pleasant, especially the Begonia garden at the end of summer. There are lots of quiet areas with beautiful fauna and ocassional water features. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The flora and fauna here are breathtaking. It was a great stop on our tour of Wellington. The gardens are full of locals and tourists enjoying the beautiful flowers and smells there is a nice coffee shop and a lovely gift shop with local items. Free entrance is such a gift to the public. A great stop

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the nicest and biggest botanical gardens I have visited. Very well looked after and nice paths - some a little steep! Recommend getting the cable car up and walking back to town through these gardens

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views, unique landscapes, exotic forests, native bush and gorgeous plant collections. The rose garden is amazing! And there is no fee to enter. A great place to walk! Such a perfect afternoon in this lovely spot!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing garden tovisit. As it is quite sheltered it is still very pleasant to visit even on a windy day. The many pathways that always seem to lead you on a new exploration are truly wonderful. The gardens are beautifully kept and the begonia and orchid houses are truly unbelievable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pleasant time this visit. It's a great walk for everybody. Flower are beautiful, the panoramic view is amazing. It's really one of the Wellington attraction !

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