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Taitua Arboretum

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Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6622
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A Gem

Delightful place to visit, especially so when seasons are changing, easy walking. Great place to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
Stroll in the Park

Nice stroll in the park with my wife. Good tracks and people were using push chairs. Contour is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
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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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  • Average3%
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Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6622
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Delightful place to visit, especially so when seasons are changing, easy walking. Great place to take grandchildren Spend a delightful afternoon with them, there is a the concept of Tron Rocks , which are hand painted river stones, the idea is to take some that...More

Thank thehaven2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice stroll in the park with my wife. Good tracks and people were using push chairs. Contour is easy rolling and alot of benches etc, would be great for a family picnic. One suggestion is on the park signs they use a reference number that...More

Thank cockies2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to walk at whatever pace you want, easy going and lots to view and learn. A great nature reserve that has been gifted, and well looked after.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful spot to take the whole family, easy walking and some lovely spots for a picnic. Great for all ages. Good parking.

Thank Kylough19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was taken here by my Uncle and Aunt who have lived here for 20+ years, so I also got a free history lesson about the place. Diverse range of trees, nice spot for a walkabout, or a picnic. No entry fee either.

Thank NZ1one1 .
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a relaxing stroll. Many different tree species from many different countries, and really interesting to read all the labels. A great place to visit any time of the yrar, but absolutely stunning in the autumn. Dont forget to take a camrra.

Thank brucedelaney59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Taitua Arboretum regularly - the last time was just a couple of weeks ago. It's only a short drive out of Hamilton, towards Whatawhata. Parking's usually fine. The walk around usually takes us 40 minutes or so - it's not all that far...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A fantastic collection of trees, set out in an easy to get around park. Suitable for pushchairs, and easy enough for children to walk around. You can do a short walk or the longer walk depending on what you want to do. There are toilets...More

Thank Mikey B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Would be a great spot for a picnic on the grassy open areas or under the trees. Extensive well maintained paths past wonderful tall trees and by ponds full of ducks, geese and swans. There are also scads of hens of various breeds, some with...More

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Nice walk with whole family. Adequate signage to assist through the walk. Kids were be busy exploring all different plants.

Thank Mohammed A
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