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Wellington Botanic Garden

101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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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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101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just beyond compare. It is the most beautiful botanic garden I have ever seen. Wear comfortable shoes, there's a lot of walking involved. We spotted some rare birds there also.

Thank shendrix
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having been taken by my Wife to the Gardens,I was very impressed with the whole experience. Well worth the Visit,even if you are not into Gardens.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a treasure! Such variety, and many lovely spots for children and adults to play and learn and enjoy a mostly-shady walk amid nature. Lovely cafe under a pergola in the rose garden. Just delightful!

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

During the weekend that the All Whites has to play Peru we visited Wellington and also went to the beautiful botanic gardens. Go up with the cable car and then slowly walk down! Amazing!!

Thank Erik-Jan1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens,very enjoyable day walking around different areas so well maintained,great play ground for the kids.

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Wellington cable car up to the gardens and then walked back down through them so no uphill walks! The gardens are beautiful with lots of different types of planting and wildlife in a relatively small area. Very friendly and helpful garden staff.

Thank Bansteadfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Put on walking shoes & explore. A quiet retreat from the city. Smell the roses! Walk through the garden was longer than we thought but we got to return via the cemetery.

Thank canuk47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kiwis - as New Zealanders are frequently called - have beautiful botanic gardens inside their cities - I remember the Dunedin one. The Wellington one is different, but as beautiful, because in easy reach of the city you forget about city life.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 1 week ago

this garden is really worth visiting if weather is fine. Do make sure you go see the rose garden (September- December).

Thank Rik G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely garden in the heart of the city.. enjoyed an afternoon exploring the gardens.. lots to see and do and super friendly ducks!

Thank CJO193
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Mui Hui Y
25 November 2017|
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Response from Joy W | Reviewed this property |
Could be - depends when they deadheaded the last lot - it takes about 52 days for a new set of blooms - there weren't many out when I was there in October.
Mui Hui Y
25 November 2017|
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Response from Cameron P | Reviewed this property |
Roses should be in blossom in the rose garden, different types are planted to blossom at different times of the year.
Karen H
12 September 2017|
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Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen, was it in the Rose Gardens?? There is a plaque for Agnes Tarcque... Remembered with love. The immortal soul flies out into empty space, To seek her fortune in some other place. - Ovia Is this is?