Oamaru Public Gardens
Oamaru Public Gardens
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  • Scott G
    Washington DC, District of Columbia408 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Relaxing spot, nicely done
    This was a lovely, if short, stop for us on our drive from Dunedin and Christchurch. We were there on a weekend, when there were little shops and craft spots open. The parks are great -- very family friendly and very open. Unfortunately, we didn't see penguins on this day.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 November 2023
  • evets1232016
    Sydney, Australia437 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful peaceful gardens
    We didn't expect a small town like Oamaru would have such impressive gardens. We had a spare hour in the town which we spent in these gardens, and we could easily have spent more time there. Well worth a visit.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 February 2024
  • SD2606
    Christchurch, New Zealand1,831 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pretty Public Gardens
    They have created a lovely Public Garden here in Oamaru. 
Lots of difference sections of flower beds, a children’s playground, a rotunda, an aviary, a fountain and lots of park benches to sit and enjoy the views.   Great place to wonder and relax.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 February 2024
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SD2606
Christchurch, New Zealand1,831 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
They have created a lovely Public Garden here in Oamaru.

Lots of difference sections of flower beds, a children’s playground, a rotunda, an aviary, a fountain and lots of park benches to sit and enjoy the views.
 
Great place to wonder and relax.
Written 19 February 2024
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evets1232016
Sydney, Australia437 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
We didn't expect a small town like Oamaru would have such impressive gardens. We had a spare hour in the town which we spent in these gardens, and we could easily have spent more time there. Well worth a visit.
Written 12 February 2024
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Scott G
Washington DC, DC408 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
This was a lovely, if short, stop for us on our drive from Dunedin and Christchurch. We were there on a weekend, when there were little shops and craft spots open. The parks are great -- very family friendly and very open. Unfortunately, we didn't see penguins on this day.
Written 3 November 2023
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dianedinky
Dunfermline, UK801 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Not a large walk around space, more akin to being at somebody's house and having a large garden out front. Very well maintained though and beautiful displays of flowers which were attracting many butterflies and bees. The key thing is its location right across from the church which makes for a very nice photo stop.
Written 10 June 2023
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Susan H
Miami Beach, FL149 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
This is a really beautifully curated and maintained garden. I would have liked to see more botanical signage but its not technically a botanical garden. Absolutely worth a visit.
Written 6 April 2023
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lynnemcmorran
Christchurch, New Zealand38 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
I visited the Oamaru Gardens with my mother on 18 January 2023. It is a lovely place to visit, well laid out with lots of interesting things to look at. The parking is free and very handy - parking is at the front on the main road or there is a carpark at the back.
Written 27 January 2023
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adperrin
Melbourne, Australia69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
This was the best Garden on our trip. Lots of different themed areas. Well kept collection of plants. There is a greenhouse for plants out of their normal climate. We had a picnic but there are BBQ near the playground area. There is a car park on Chelmer St with toilets next to it. Overflow parking is allowed to park the street.
Written 9 January 2023
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Yepimmer
Auckland, New Zealand26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Solo
Nice area to walk around! The paths are well maintained and good for anyone who wants to walk there. It’s not too big, it took me 45 min to walk through it all. There is a nice playground there too !
Written 20 November 2022
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Stef137
Christchurch, New Zealand37 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
Lovely gardens for a stroll with different areas. A highlight was coming across an aviary in the middle of the gardens! Nice one-hour loop track around the park.
Written 9 November 2022
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1811027Scott
Auckland, New Zealand184 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
The gardens were very pleasant to stroll around especially with the turning of the leaves in Autumnal colours. Good for all ages
Written 30 April 2022
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