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Oamaru Public Gardens

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Chelmer Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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A walk with my wife

An old garden with many wonderful plants Trees etc. Well worth a walk and rest and maybe a packed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael A
Surprise

Naturally this attraction cannot be expected to match the big budgets of major city botanic gardens... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“old trees” (6 reviews)
“rose garden” (5 reviews)
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Chelmer Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
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"chinese garden"
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"old trees"
in 6 reviews
"rose garden"
in 5 reviews
"bird aviary"
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"peter pan statue"
in 4 reviews
"middle of town"
in 4 reviews
"red bridge"
in 3 reviews
"different areas"
in 3 reviews
"children's playground"
in 4 reviews
"paddling pool"
in 2 reviews
"japanese bridge"
in 2 reviews
"dog park"
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"small stream"
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"great park"
in 2 reviews
"small aviary"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful spot"
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"extensive gardens"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An old garden with many wonderful plants Trees etc. Well worth a walk and rest and maybe a packed lunch!!

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Naturally this attraction cannot be expected to match the big budgets of major city botanic gardens but this will exceed your anticipation. So much variation and always somewhere a touch of special excellence depending on the time of year. Great play equipment regardless of age....More

Thank OldGoatsKnowBest
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since not visiting the Publich Gardens we were looking forward because we heard a lot of improvements, especially the reinstallation of the famous fountain. We've been not disappointed. All grounds are in perfect condition, walkways are clean, and the old/new fountains is definetely worth a...More

Thank Steffen G
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The staff had did a good job in keeping the park clean and beautiful. Take a photo with Peter Pan and Wendy when you visit this park.

Thank Ellen M
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Very well kept gardens. Walking through these gardens was very interesting and beautiful. Bit one weed was spotted. Gardeners were polite and obviously talented.

Thank Jaki C
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Oamaru gardens are one of my personal favourite gardens. I visit every time I'm in Oamaru or even just passing through. A definite highly is spring - with gorgeous blossoms by the pond.

Thank MBSULLY
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Great day traveling around gardens. Dogs on leads only but we enjoyed that. Lots of different things to look at lie statues, water fountains, lovely walks and tracks and Avairies.

Thank Catherine F
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We stopped here on our way to Dunedin. Enter through a Chinese garden, with its ponds and little bridges' Such a lovely well kept gardens, it was a great sunny day so perfect to sit and listen to the flow of the water but the...More

Thank toycp
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Very well kept and maintained gardens, excellent playground too. Easy parking and good footpaths....

Thank smashing74
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Each time we were there we got him talking, great park for the young children to play in. Easy walk through the gardens

Thank wwoman84
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carol m
14 March 2018|
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Response from keith1971 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's open to the public all year round. There you will see the seasonal plants amongst the landscape
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