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63 Fendalton Rd | Riccarton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful and perfect place to spend your morning or afternoon, walking, running or just watching flowers or birds. This was my third visit to the place and I still liked it just as much, if not more. It is really a must visit in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roving804130
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely place to go for a walk, the birdlife is amazing, the gardens are just bueatiful. The river Avon runs through it, look for the Trout or if oyu go in spring look for the duckling everywhere, hard to miss them!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KBG1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at Chateau on the park and Mona Vale was just round the corner we popped in for a morning walk before breakfast and it was a lovely little stroll.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yorkie-EarlsdonRFC
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Beautiful gardens and superb Gatehouse and former Mansion. Splendidly maintained gardens with a beautiful little river running through the middle. The gardens are not vast and you probably only need 45 minutes to explore it in full. Lovely spot for a picnic which if you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Basil16
Reviewed 7 January 2019

A lovely gardens and tranquil riverside event center. Beautiful flowers and magnificent trees in the middle of the city

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michaelrC1277VZ
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Mona Vale is a really pretty garden with lots of nice picnic space too. We wandered over little bridges that crossed the river and saw many lovely flowers. You don't need tons of time here, but you'll enjoy the time you spend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HMKaren
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Great gardens and very few people there. Rose's were beautiful despite being late in the season for the first blooming. Can reccomend... many birds were singing yesterday

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HeatherH3808
Reviewed 21 November 2018

A nice venue for functions along with garden and a beautiful walk on the banks of river Avon make it an enjoyable experience. Rose garden is good and was in bloom when we visited

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rishikesh_Pravasi
Reviewed 12 November 2018

After a long flight or drive, there's nothing better than a stroll through Mona Vale to get some fresh air. The meander along a river showcases some affluent homes and gardens. The Mona Vale glass house is a Victorian masterpiece on a smaller scale. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank internetminx
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We had an hour to kill before flying back to Melb so stopped at Mona vale , we were sooodisapointed we didn’t go earlier and spend a few hours wandering around , such beautiful and well maintained gardens

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bodaleer
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