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Bason Botanic Gardens

552 Rapanui Road, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
+64 6-349 0001
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“pack a picnic” (3 reviews)
“kai iwi” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
552 Rapanui Road, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
CONTACT
+64 6-349 0001
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"wide open spaces"
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"pack a picnic"
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"kai iwi"
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"large area"
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"orchid houses"
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"spacious garden"
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"special place"
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"japanese tea house"
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"free gas"
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"few hours"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"lovely park"
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"whole family"
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"plants"
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"walks"
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"bbq"
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem, amazing gardens really enjoyed the walking around the gardens and lake. orchid’s were amazing.

Thank Tallandshort2014
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Set off in sunshine arrived in rain, even that couldn't spoiled our visit. We ambled around the tracks tree and plant spotting and shelter in the conservatories. Sure came out and we were off again! Love ht settlers home and garden, beautiful. Great little gas...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Whanganui Bason Botanical Garden's are a little way out of town but well worth the visit any time of year. Even if you are short on time as we were just driving around the garden was spectacular. We saw plants we have never seen before....More

Thank bpchrysalis
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

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 1 April 2018

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 28 March 2018

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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