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Bason Botanic Gardens

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552 Rapanui Road, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
+64 6-349 0001
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552 Rapanui Road, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
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+64 6-349 0001
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"magnificent trees"
in 3 reviews
"wide open spaces"
in 3 reviews
"pack a picnic"
in 3 reviews
"kai iwi"
in 5 reviews
"large area"
in 4 reviews
"orchid houses"
in 2 reviews
"spacious garden"
in 2 reviews
"delightful surprise"
in 2 reviews
"special place"
in 2 reviews
"japanese tea house"
in 2 reviews
"bbq facilities"
in 2 reviews
"few hours"
in 4 reviews
"different areas"
in 2 reviews
"lovely park"
in 3 reviews
"whole family"
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"plants"
in 16 reviews
"walks"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

These wonderful gardens seem to be something of a secret but they are very well worth a visit. The various plantings are delightful.

Thank Ann W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this by accident. Beautiful flowers, very relaxing. It would have been nice to see the plants names in the hit houses. A lot of families using the park which was nice to see. Bbq's around the park to use

Thank jenners2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This spacious garden has plenty, beautiful flowers, scenic landscape, lovely water ponds, conservatories, bush walks, spacious parks, all you can find here. A place for the whole family, walking, sitting, physical exercise, bbq facility, flowers admirers, you name it. Its colourful background used in many...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Saw this place online and added it to mt list of things to check out but it was overall unimpressive. It was a nice walk and the weather was great. The garden was spacious but not enough signs to clearly direct you. There was a...More

Thank Sarah G
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Just a few minutes from the hub of Wanganui is this treasure. Donated to the people of Wanganui this large Botanical Gardens is divided up into different areas, lots of open space yo picnic and play. Bbq facilities, gorgeous varieties of plants. A must visit,...More

Thank ToothfairyGal
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

A really special place - well laid out, lovely art work and landscaping, free gas bbqs, fern and orchid houses too.

Thank leoniew5558
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

When we visited these beautiful gardens it seemed as if we were the only ones there, even though there were a few cars in the car park. The formal gardens are lovely and the parkland and lake are wonderful. A real place to get lost...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

It is not my favourite type of garden, but the layout is fine and the garden has a wide range of plants.

Thank Helenavu
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

If you like a large range of flowers trees and beautiful gardens to walk through and take beautiful photos with these as a background - then this is the place to go

Thank leoniehastings
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This was the most amazing place we stumbled on while out driving. We thought it would be small but is a good size with lots of different walks with different vegetation. Well kept gardens too and also three orchid conservatories. Spotted throughout are gas bbq...More

Thank Alistair S
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