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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...more
102 Hill Rd, Manurewa | Auckland, Auckland 2105, New Zealand
+64 9-267 1457
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent over an hour here in the middle of October. The summer flowers weren't out yet and most of the spring ones were starting to decline. That said what we found were a collection of lovely walks through extensive gardens that proved to be...More

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here back in January and there seemed to be a lot less flowers this time but the gardens were still quie lovely. The cherry blossoms were in full flower and they put on a stunning display. We went on a Saturday and it...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic full cherry blossom this time of the year. Worthwhile for a pop in to enjoy the full blossom of magnolia too! You will never be disappointed with the Cherry Blossom park.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Visited mid September to this free Auckland gem. The large numbers of differing species of large and small Magnolias were in full bloom as were many other trees and flowers. The gardens have many different areas including the vegetable gardens, native and exotic plants, rose...More

Thank MargaretB148
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Lovely gardens with places to sit and relax. Really best for a couple of hours or more just to appreciate all that is there. Free to visit.More

Thank backtolife
Micheline N, Manager at Auckland Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback. The garden is flourishing with spring flowering at present and the Rose Garden is poised for a summer display too. There is always something to see each season and opportunity to come and picnic or enjoy the café and views out...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

A great place to see and learn about native plants and also see plants from other regions of the world. It’s a nice place to go for a stroll and chill out. The trails were quite short and some dog owners let their dogs run...More

Thank knuj00iam
Micheline N, Manager at Auckland Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback. The joy of Auckland weather is that we can grow large variety of plants reflected in our various collections. This provides interest and ideas for many of our visitors. Like you, we wish dog owners to be responsible and respect the...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

It was the middle of August, we went to the Auckland botanic gardens, and saw the magnolia trees and some cherry trees which have started to blossom.More

Thank TravelsWithPhillip
Micheline N, Manager at Auckland Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Hi Phillip The blossom is really flourishing and our Awanui cherry trees will soon be in full splendour. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for an update of when best to come to see them. We also have a Spring Celebration on 6 &...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

We were here last fall when there was a magnificent variety of sculptures on display. The gardens themselves are lovely and it was later in the day so it wasn't very crowded.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Auckland gardens are simply wonderful, plenty to see throughout the gardens. I highly recommend the forest walks on the outsides edges.

Thank Adam E
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This is a place for you. The reception area is nice with a beautiful water feature incorporating bronze palms at the entrance. In the foyer there is an info centre, rooms with educational themes. Examples of some of the native flora and usually a display...More

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18 January 2016|
Response from Micheline N | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, you can get here using public transport. Depending on where you are coming from, it's probably easiest to catch a train to Manurewa, and then take a bus, or walk (approximately 20 minutes) to the Gardens. We hope... More