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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

6 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-941 8999
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Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour with Optional Hop-On Hop-Off Tram Gondola and...
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At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens are a place of ever-changing beauty. Showcasing flora and fauna of New Zealand and other parts of the world, the Gardens feature one of the finest collections of exotic and local plants in New Zealand. With more than 1.1 Million visitors each year the Botanic Gardens are one of the Christchurch's most popular and well-loved attractions.
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6 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-941 8999
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In The Garden city summer is great You have to see it to belive me Walking in the hagly park is wow I love in it .

Thank negu123
Reviewed yesterday

These grand gardens are great to walk around whether you are a gardener or not. There are hidden quiet spots to sit and enjoy and playgrounds for children too. Be sure to check out the rose garden and next to it the large Victorian glasshouse....More

Thank Dustin P
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful part of Christchurch to spend some relaxing time. Beautifully laid out gardens with the lovely feature of the Avon River in mind as it meanders through the gardens. We spent some time sat on the riverside watching the punts and kayaks pass...More

Thank UKC0uple
Reviewed yesterday

This gem of a place great for getting away from the city hustle and bustle. Just go for a walk in the various gardens and relax. Sit and watch the world go by. Have a coffee and something to eat while you recharge your batteries...More

Thank lindsayr684
Reviewed yesterday

Very beautiful and nice break from work. Even in rainy days. they change the flowers / add to them every now and then... it's really lovely

Thank Atefeh V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Young ones had a great time at these awesome facilities. All the play equipment is suitable for all ages

Thank Elva I
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a one hour tram ride around this gorgeous gardens. Karen gave us the tour and she was extremely knowledgeable. She was so friendly. The trees and flowers were beyond spectacular. Gorgeous gardens and worth the trip.

Thank Carol62Atlanta
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens are well laid out well put together in a beautiful place so relax and take a walk sneak some wine and and some food and a blanket and you've done yourself very well.

Thank brad p
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place for introducing young ones to nature, superb playing area, often entertainment and a lovely tea rooms as well. Our family often spend a day here at weekends. Also great place to have a child's birthday party.

Thank Athalie L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely gardens. Lots of big beautiful mature trees. Very similar to what you find in a lot of cities, but after seeing the devastation the earthquake has one in Christchurch, it was nice to see something that seems whole and complete.

Thank MissBooTravels
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Lai G
8 December 2017|
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Response from Gene S | Reviewed this property |
More than likely there will be begonias is the greenhouse in flower. There could be several other plants in bloom depending on what the gardeners have been planting in some of the rotational beds.
9 November 2017|
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Response from Jacinta G | Reviewed this property |
You can get to the car park off Armagh St near the start of Park Tce and the end of Rolleston Avenue. You can drive through the park passed the tennis courts on the right and on to the car park on the left under the trees... More
7 April 2017|
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Response from Kirsten M | Property representative |
I work at the Gardens, and yes, the Gardens are looking spectacular at the moment. Full of Autumn colours...dress warmly.