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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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Very pretty walks

Visited last week with my elderly mother. We took the cable car from the city. We were given advice from the volunteers at the top of the gardens on best and easiest walks down... read more

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited last week with my elderly mother. We took the cable car from the city. We were given advice from the volunteers at the top of the gardens on best and easiest walks down. Beautiful flowers and shrubs, and a lovely peaceful area.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our (early teen) kids thought the childrens area would be boring but it was fantastic. They also very much enjoyed the human sundial.

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Horsham, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best gardens I've been to. Lots of different walks and timing that tells you how long it'll take. Very well presented and huge.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved these gardens. It's definitely a place I would come to again and again. There is a lot to see so plan for 3 hours taking your time. Awesome and recommended for all ages

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best botanical garden within a CBD area, suburb to cbd thru this garden are only 10-15 away. Jogging tracks, bike path. The tulip garden will be blossom in spring time. Very worth for visit in any kind season.

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a truly breathtaking site. The tram ride up to the beginning of the gardens set the stage for a delightful journey through spectacular vistas and unique greenery. The garden continues through an old cemetery that meanders over the highway. We found the headstones intriguing and was happy to see a special section dedicated to Jewish citizens of Wellington.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit in late October was a bit early so not that many roses had bloomed. Specimens in the greenhouse were just beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 3 hours wandering about through all the paths & walkways enjoying the flowers & plants. It is very well laid out . Take the Tram up & walk down. Wear comfortable walking shoes!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went there taking the cable car, which was a nice idea to start at the top of the gardens going down. There was some very interesting plant species around and the gardens were extensive and well catered-for. Possibly because of the summer season, the garden was mostly green with very few other colors, except for the rose garden at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I like to spend lots of time in the Botanic Gardens. Wonder, run, relax, drink coffee, picnic.. It is a beautiful place with many winding trails, singing birds, bees and colourful fragrant flowers.

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