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Taitua Arboretum

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Tranquility , be one with the nature.

Nice, relax, quiet, serene, nature beauty, farmland, trees and birds ( chickens, cockerels, ducks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Just on the out skirts of Hamilton , good place to take the dogs walking , but need to be strictly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“mature trees”(9 reviews)
“nice walk”(15 reviews)
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.
Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6622
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All reviewsmature treeschickens and ducksnice walkbird lifepeaceful placehamilton cityenjoy the peaceclose to townan easy walkautumn coloursfamily picnicamazing varietyyear roundall agestake your timegreat place to visitcouple of hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice, relax, quiet, serene, nature beauty, farmland, trees and birds ( chickens, cockerels, ducks, tui) I absolutely enjoyed this walk on my own as I needed the quietness and away from the hustle and bustle of activities. This botanical garden has beautiful trees like oaks...More

Thank Jjasg10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just on the out skirts of Hamilton , good place to take the dogs walking , but need to be strictly keep on leashes as there’s plenty of chickens around. The carpark is chook haven !! Plenty of parking and nice walk around the grounds....More

Thank Psarj
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We found the map (on the board) difficult to follow and managed to miss the path we wanted to turn down to get to the exit. But it's a lovely walk with plenty or trees, creeks and a small lake as well as some friendly...More

Thank Joy H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A wonderful nature walk for the family. Pushchair friendly, fenced and wide paths. Water features, birdlife and beautiful mature trees. The park is located alongside a far so the opportunity to see cows is a plus for the kids. Not unusual to see the odd...More

Thank _kmphilpott7
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times but visiting after lots of rain wasn’t my best idea. A bit too much mud, slippery leaves and a bad smell from the rotting vegetation for my liking. But it’s a nice walk especially with kids that need to...More

Thank SLRobinsonNZ
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Lots to see and do. Spent 1 1/2 hours just walking around. Unfortunately it started raining. Chooks following us around. Grandson loved it.

Thank MaryG5296
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Went with a friend and was just a lovely morning walking and chatting in a very relaxing get-back-to-nature environment. The pathways are excellent

Thank Yvonne F
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A great way to spend a couple of hours meandering along with plenty to see. Very popular place for families.

Thank barbsg2014
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

No-roughing it walk amongst beautiful trees. Areas are developed in a really appealing way. Dogs are alliwed on leashes. Tranquil area with easy to walk / jog on path that is well maintained. A real pleasure.

Thank WilmeS1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We visited in the morning it was well used, obviously by locals and visitors. ALOT of feral chickens; but still plenty of other wild birdlife. Great variety of trees. Laid out well, and a nice stroll for us, others were doing serious exercise. Took us...More

Thank katejim1
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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
27 June 2017|
Response from Katieclem46 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain, but if you call Hamilton City Council they will be able to tell you.
27 June 2017|
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Response from Kiwialan | Reviewed this property |
yes, as long as on a leash