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Taitua Arboretum

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Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6622
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Just a quick visit walking all their tracks. Have seen a lot of better places and a little... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Doug S
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Tauranga, New Zealand
They got so many chickens lol

Lovely spot to visit. Not particularly big though one hour is about enough to walk through it. Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Q377NYdaniell
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Taitua Arboretum is a 20-hectare (49-acre) tree collection just out of Hamilton City. The Arboretum has several lakes and a good network of walking tracks. It is a popular spot for Sunday afternoon picnics and weekend weddings.
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  • Average4%
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“mature trees” (8 reviews)
“bird life” (14 reviews)
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Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6622
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just a quick visit walking all their tracks. Have seen a lot of better places and a little disappointing.

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely spot to visit. Not particularly big though one hour is about enough to walk through it. Lots of narrow tracks underneath trees which are quite refreshing.

Thank Q377NYdaniell
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know what to expect when we visited this sanctuary. Even in Winter the trees and bush was tranquil and inviting. Hens and roosters wandering free over nearly the whole estate. The lake settings were also unique and peaceful. This can be enjoyed by...More

Thank nickwillemse60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a fantastic place to visit......a walk , a picnic or just sit and enjoy the quiet. You will return again.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Always gorgeous, a lovely place for a picnic or a walk with friends or family, sometimes can be extremely busy, so would recommend going earlier in the day.

Thank HexEscapeRoom
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Well maintained wide pathways, pretty green space and too many chickens-haha! Lots of chicks currently. Parking lot and toilets at the start.

Thank kinx81
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We have been planning a trip to visit for sometime. However, the weather dissuaded us. Having had a drier spell we headed over and had a wonderful wander around. The paths are well formed for wet or dry weather. There are many spots for picnics...More

Thank MJGx2
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Beautiful easy-slope walk through beautiful bush and near farmland. the wild Chickens were fantastic to see chasing each other through the bush..

Thank wenzzz2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This surprising attraction is just minutes from the Hamilton City western boundary. This is a mature garden with lake. There are many many interesting trees and other plants to look at. It is a beautiful quiet tranquil place. There are sunny lawns for the picnic....More

Thank SL_NZ1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

On a recent Sunday - Father's Day actually. - four of us,a mixed group including my 14 year old Grandson and two International homestay students and me , a retiree , took a 15 minute drive from Hamilton city out to the Taitua Arboratum Well...More

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Tj C
16 July 2017|
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Response from cockies2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure, it is run by the council so I would ask them. Would get great shots at spring and fall due to the colours. There is stock around so it may be no. Cheers
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gloribella2014
27 June 2017|
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Response from Katieclem46 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain, but if you call Hamilton City Council they will be able to tell you.
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gloribella2014
27 June 2017|
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Response from Kiwialan | Reviewed this property |
yes, as long as on a leash
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