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Queen's Gardens

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Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-546 0200
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Great Spot

Small gardens, but stunning.. well worth a look. The gardens back on to the Sutters Art Gallery... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen J
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Brisbane, Australia
Beautiful small garden

We were only able to visit the garden when it was getting dark but despite that it was very much... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“chinese garden” (25 reviews)
“large trees” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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+64 3-546 0200
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Small gardens, but stunning.. well worth a look. The gardens back on to the Sutters Art Gallery Cafe which is a lovely spot with great food

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were only able to visit the garden when it was getting dark but despite that it was very much worth going. The garden is beautifully laid out with a variety of plants, a pond, ducks and a waterwheel.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stroll in quiet or find a bench seat and enjoy your book. Clean and tidy - no rubbish in sight. Very close to town - literally in town. Flat and easily accessible.

Thank FamilyChisholm
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandchildren love this place as much as the adults, whether it be feeding the ducks and eels, or hiding painted stones for other kids to find or finding them themselves.

1  Thank Adiie50
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A little gem near the centre of Nelson. Well formed paths border the small lake, unusual walled garden revealed a Chinese garden. Just a very pleasant area easily accessible for all.

Thank graeme638
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Kids love walking around the gardens looking at everything. Lots to see. Feed the ducks. And there is a nice cafe looking over the duck pond. Defiantly put it on your to do list

Thank 546sherrid
Reviewed 9 August 2017

These gardens are on the fringe of Nelson's CBD and adjoin the Suter Art Gallery and cafe. Established in 1892 to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, they are a gem of Victorian style. A large pond lets little ones feed the ducks and there are...More

Thank Angela217
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Lovely gardens, featuring a fountain centrepoint, Chinese garden area with an amazing stoned pathway and unusual archways. Bridges that take you over the waterways, birds, plants and easy to walk pathways. Lovely and serene

Thank Alisonxxx
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Grab some lunch and sit and watch the ducks. A quiet place in the city. Or walk around the lake, it is very small nice anyway

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Always something interesting, no matter the season. Take a camera, as you won't be able to resist colorful pix or exotic plants! Maitai River runs through, with a beautiful arched Victorian bridge and a lovely Chinese arched bridge. The latter leads to the Chinese Garden,...More

Thank WIldCarrot2
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