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Queen's Gardens

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Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-546 0200
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Nice place to visit. Kids love walking around the gardens looking at everything. Lots to see. Feed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nelson, New Zealand
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Small but perfectly formed

These gardens are on the fringe of Nelson's CBD and adjoin the Suter Art Gallery and cafe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nelson, New Zealand
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Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-546 0200
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Reviewed yesterday 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Absolutely beautiful gardens with heritage trees. Heaps of native birds. The creek has eels and ducks. Just lovely

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I love coming here to walk my dog or eat lunch on a sunny day. It's peaceful and well maintained and the ducks are very friendly (not at all scared of the dog). If you are visiting Nelson I suggest eating a picnic lunch here...More

Thank lani77nelson
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Lovely gardens and fun feeding the ducks with the kids. Take a book or a picnic and sit in the garden.

Thank dishandroomrvs
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Two small but perfectly formed gardens within the same boundary. Easy to walk around and close to the centre of town. Very restful, and everyone we met whilst walking around was friendly (typical of Nelson in general). Well worth a visit.

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A nice place to wander around - some interesting signage and a little Japanese garden to boot. To top it off it sits adajacent to the Suter Gallery whose cafe gives you some lovely views over the garden. Ideal if you're looking for somewhere for...More

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