Auckland Botanic Gardens

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Auckland Botanic Gardens
4.5
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"Where ideas grow'. Explore a garden of national significance that can delight, inspire, entertain and relax your senses. The collections of natives and exotics are complimented by lakes, the award winning Potter Children’s Garden and a growing collection of large scale outdoor sculpture by New Zealand artists. Pack a picnic or enjoy lunch at Cafe miko, located in the Huakaiwaka Visitor Centre with views out over the gardens. Enjoy the changing centre displays introducing you to the beauty and fascinating facts about plants. View many of our sustainable initiatives from vegetated swales to green roofs. Only 20 minutes from the city or airport Auckland Botanic Gardens is open every day of the year and entry is free.
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Jedi K
1 contribution
The place is really beautiful
Feb 2021 • Friends
Hello, it’s me, I was wondering if after all these years you’ll like to met. To go over, everything.
Written 11 August 2021
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Tristan
3 contributions
A Good Fllorals
Apr 2021
The Akl botanic guardnes are a good place to go. very nice florals there and the kidz section is very fun for them. they cansit in the big egg, felt like a real egg Very good. We also smelt the florals and they r good but winter has killed some of them. That is ok tho s hat is expektcted.

We will be back to the guardens. Thanks Botanic Guardens. For your awesoome desplays.
Written 2 May 2021
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Gvipin
Auckland, New Zealand209 contributions
Good for local
Mar 2021 • Couples
It is good for local for walks but not worth the time for international tourist specially if short of time. Good for locals for morning and evening walks and to take childern
Written 20 March 2021
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Happy Travels at Felicity 888
Auckland, New Zealand55 contributions
Colossal beautiful garden
May 2020
The entrance is quite confusing especially if you come here for the first time. It's a beautiful and lovely botanic gardens that house a large number of plants and flowers species. It has been a venue for different events and activities in Auckland.
Written 3 March 2021
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Barb L
Dunedin, New Zealand447 contributions
Something for everyone
Jan 2021
These gardens are huge and well spaced out. The areas are broken up by particular plant groupings so if you have a particular interest then you can go directly to that area. The edible garden is great as it gives examples of what you can do in your own backyard.

The gardens are dog friendly, and dogs are on a lead, however if you or your child is not a dog person then it could be overwhelming.

The cafe is reasonably priced with a good selection of food, and if you are just wanting a coffee then you can skip the line and go to the coffee cart at the rear or the other one down by the rose garden.
Written 20 January 2021
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Cynthia
Hastings, New Zealand12 contributions
Spectacular display in every season
Dec 2020 • Family
Well-maintained and beautiful gardens. A spectacular display ready for every season - which are for the eyes, beautiful to behold. Lovely cafe at the entrance too.
Written 13 December 2020
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Colin W
Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
Quite nice and calming.
Nov 2020
A very calm place with a lot of beautiful flowers, and the rose garden seems to be very well placed!
Written 26 November 2020
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RBridget
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand32 contributions
Unclean
Oct 2020 • Couples
Cafe badly organised slow and worse of all not clean. We asked for our table to be wiped he came with a dirty cloth and half wiped it scraping the bits on the floor. Wont be going there again.
Written 30 October 2020
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TravelsWithPhillip
Auckland, New Zealand367 contributions
what's in blooms in winter season.
Jul 2020
We visited the gardens at a rainy day in the middle of July and wanted to see what's in blooms in winter season. Nice to see magnolia flowers have started to blossom.
Written 29 July 2020
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Hi Phillip The magnolias are popular with many of our visitors adding a splash of colour during the winter months. Come back again as spring arrives and you will see an array of spring blossom delighting the birds. Thanks from the team at Auckland Botanic Gardens
Written 8 August 2020
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demirbashcd
Auckland, New Zealand131 contributions
Natural beauty and walking area
Jul 2020 • Family
The botonic garden, which is approximately 25 km from Auckland city center, is a very nice sightseeing area that suits New Zealand where everyone can find ideal beauties. You will be very tired while visiting the vegetation placed in a very large area - :))
Written 19 July 2020
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HI there We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the gardens. Many people break up the walk by visiting over different seasons and viewing the various garden areas in the peak of their season. Right now the magnolias are in full bloom providing a great splash of colour. Many thanks from the team at Auckland Botanic Gardens
Written 8 August 2020
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