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Explore an enchanting world of secret gardens. Transport yourself through time and to far-flung corners of the world. Meander through a lush tropical jungle, visit ancient China and indulge yourself in a Renaissance Prince's 16th century garden...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hungerford Crescent | Cobham Drive, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6782
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to spend the morning. We adored the enclosed gardens, especially the Indian and Japanese! We also loved the lake and bridges and the rose garden. Don't miss a visit here!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shan J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The closed gardens showcase 6 different small traditional gardens, including Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Indian, English and American. The most vibrant of them at time of my visit was the Indian garden, as the multi colored flowers were all in bloom.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a tour in Hamilton Gardens and was lucky enough to get Trish to take us around - the gardens are set on old dump sites and land fill and have been made into lovely gardens set out like rooms with each different country...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NanaTravels167
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Outstanding! Great for all ages and at different times of the year. A must for visitors to Hamilton.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JillyB97
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to spend a relaxing two or three hours The feature gardens are unique . The rose garden is one of the best around ,it is well maintained and tranquile

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank garyannef
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love the gardens, always a great place to take your tinder matches. You can always finish up your date with a kiss in the rose gardens.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always a great walk and very good for taking photos, if uou have the chance dont miss this attraction.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alehandrosmith
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were amazed with the different styles of themed gardens and Hamilton in incorporating new garden all the time and walked around in 2 hours & taking pictures. The roses had been slightly damaged from rain earlier in the week, but were still amazing. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank smayo675499
Reviewed 6 days ago

These gardens are always in pristine condition. There are so many different theme gardens to view. Allow at least half a day to appreciate everything that is there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ross F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Attended a funeral service here in the pavilion . Beautiful atmosphere, surrounded by well kept gardens . Was a very nice place for a funeral service. Highly recommend to walk about this place , get a coffee and take some time out .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Psarj
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22 December 2017|
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Response from meenamen |
thanks everyone. I found this on the website so I guess I shall brave the dirty looks. Dogs. Dogs are not permitted in the enclosed gardens or in Hamilton East Park Cemetery. They are allowedeverywhere else on a lead. We... More
2 December 2017|
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Response from 732steve | Reviewed this property |
Yes it closes at 8pm in summer and 5pm in winter
8 September 2017|
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Response from Karen O | Reviewed this property |
Yes beautiful, free and disability friendly