The gardens are a great walk. It is very well looked after and is alive with birds. You can walk by the river or through little hidden gardens shaded by huge trees. It’s no white knuckle ride but it’s really chilled
About Christchurch Botanic Gardens
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Had a lovely afternoon with my wife and 2.5yr old daughter. Nice to walk around and relax, good playground for my daughter to burn off some energy and if it was warmer I’m sure she would have enjoyed the paddling pool.
We found the gardens amazing with plenty to see. Take the guided tour to see all the park has to offer. Loved the Conservatory and the cactus exhibit but best of all is the amazing trees, very special.
We had already visited the botanic gardens in Wellington and Dunedin and found this one much smaller with a much smaller variety of flora. However, it is a nice place to visit and we enjoyed the fountain artwork.
Nice gardens to wander round, although it is large and lots to see. There was a land train going round offering commentary tours which is a more leisurely way to see the gardens, but no doubt comes at a cost. The gardens themselves are free....More
The title of this review says it all, really. Following is an assortment of words and phrases and sentences to describe some of the highlights. Best heritage rose garden we've ever seen - and we've visited many around the world. It was the best time...More
Absolutely delightful place, had a walk with some friends and took in the scenery, had a meal afterwards and ended my day with a nice cold beer. well marked trails, plenty of variety and very fresh.