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Gvipin wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland, New Zealand203 contributions177 helpful votes
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
Date of experience: March 2021
Happy Travels at Felicity 888 wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland, New Zealand58 contributions
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.
Date of experience: May 2020
Barb L wrote a review Jan 2021
Dunedin, New Zealand441 contributions96 helpful votes
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.…
Date of experience: January 2021
Cynthia wrote a review Dec 2020
Hastings, New Zealand12 contributions
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.
Date of experience: December 2020
Colin W wrote a review Nov 2020
Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
A very calm place with a lot of beautiful flowers, and the rose garden seems to be very well placed!
Date of experience: November 2020