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Bason Botanic Gardens

552 Rapanui Road, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
+64 6-349 0001
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552 Rapanui Road, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
+64 6-349 0001

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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend suggested we visit on our trip to Bushy Park. I had not heard of the Bason Reserve before but what a find. Extremely family friendly with wide open spaces, well planted gardens, a conservatory area to visit plus barbecues and picnic spots. We...More

Thank silverthreads101
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous garden and venue for family events. Also wonderful in that you can drive around most of it so folks that can't walk far can still experience the beautiful plantings of trees, shrubs, succulents and more. A park like garden, and we saw...More

Thank Sandybeaches2015
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Gather up a picnic lunch and bring it out to this lovely park. You’ll find some areas to grill your food if you’re in the mood for cooked food. Even if you just drive through the gardens it is so relaxing. There are so many...More

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a well designed gardens and lake that makes for a pleasant walk. For those less able to walk, you can also drive around. A worthwhile visit.

Thank blueandwhite372
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a must and especially for visitors to the area. You can picnic in the grounds, walk about and see native plants and flowers - a gem.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Always a pleasant and lovely place to visit. There are BBQ areas, walking tracks and beautiful scenery.

Thank Trixie5748
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Whether you are staging a family reunion, and intimate twosome picnic or just out for a seasonal walk (sadly dogs even on lead are not welcome which is a real shame) the rolling hills of this sheltered and beautiful enclave will delight! The orchard house...More

Thank Artisteyes
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great for a picnic or comfort stop in your camper van in beautiful garden setting and wide open spaces and a lovely beach up the road.

Thank Rayfive1958
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