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Queen's Gardens

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Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-546 0200
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beautiful place

Its a great place for a quiet walk, especially the japanese garden, very tranquil. watch out for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
C0rnelia1234
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Blenheim, New Zealand
excellent cafe

Food and service always of a high level. stunning outlook over the river to the Queens gardens and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandralamb115
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
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“chinese garden” (31 reviews)
“art gallery” (13 reviews)
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Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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+64 3-546 0200
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"chinese garden"
in 31 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 9 reviews
"art gallery"
in 13 reviews
"large trees"
in 6 reviews
"rose garden"
in 9 reviews
"flower beds"
in 3 reviews
"duck pond"
in 6 reviews
"wonderful setting"
in 2 reviews
"river walk"
in 2 reviews
"full bloom"
in 2 reviews
"water wheel"
in 3 reviews
"different areas"
in 3 reviews
"nice place to wander"
in 2 reviews
"pleasant surroundings"
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"gardens are well kept"
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"maintained garden"
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"peaceful spot"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great place for a quiet walk, especially the japanese garden, very tranquil. watch out for duck poo around the edges of the ponds though!

Thank C0rnelia1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service always of a high level. stunning outlook over the river to the Queens gardens and close to the Suter museum

Thank Sandralamb115
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the next door Suter Gallery and having lunch at the Gallery it was very pleasant to walk off our lunch strolling around the Gardens. The ducks are amusing to watch and the history of the trees and plants are very interesting. So quiet...More

Thank NZKIWI48
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a peacful picturesque resful and pretty walk through native gardens with bridges, water wheels, a sculpture walk. Lots of benches to sit and chat in the peace and quiet. A lovely Podium with bench seats. Resturarant beside the gardens that looks out...More

Thank Linde W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not miss this park. The trees are a happening in themselves. It is small, but lovely. A quiet and special spot near downtown Nelson.

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

These gardens are central, easy to access, and worth a visit we found them a very pleasant way to see a local representative garden

Thank Narziss
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

It was my first visit. May is not the best time to see gardens and I am sure these gardens will be beautiful in spring. However, to walk alongside the water gave me a feeling of serenity.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

My first experience of the gardens was walking to the Cafe at the Suter Art Gallery - it was just lovely with loads of Fantails flitting around magically as fantails do. Nice place to wander, lots of trees, a stream complete with a variety of...More

Thank KiwiKerry53
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

A wonderful garden to meander through and get back to nature. We visited on a wet day, but still the gardens had lots to offer. It is a tranquil place, lots of wonderful species of trees and the ducks are a delight to watch. A...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

One of my favourite parts of Nelson is this garden. I found myself drifting off into another world as I ambled through the gardens on discovering it. Wonderful lakes and ponds, filled with ducks of many types, I still don't know the names of the...More

Thank periclesbacchus
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