Timaru Botanic Gardens
Timaru Botanic Gardens
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SD2606
Christchurch, New Zealand1,831 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Tad boring Timaru Botanic Gardens
I thought that this was more of a domain than a botanical gardens.

It comprised more of large grass areas and big trees rather than flowers and botanicas.

There was a rose garden and fountain.

There was an enclosed little fernery garden.

Had a nice pond with ducks and a small basic playground.
Written 22 April 2024
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Mumma&Co
Timaru, New Zealand6,218 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Haven't been there for many years even though I live locally & wish I had. It was lovely with expansive lawns & tree areas & a large duck pond.
Written 20 January 2024
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Rebecca
Adelaide, Australia1,767 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
I liked it here, walking around and looking at their variety of trees. They had a small aviary as well which I could see the kids liked.

Maybe I’m too spoiled as I’ve seen lots of botanical gardens in various cities around the world now. But don’t be deterred it is Avery nice stroll
Written 13 January 2024
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Heather G
30 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
It was about a 20-minute walk from the town but very nice to see the gardens and have a picnic on a sunny day. Free to access.
Written 7 March 2023
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Perry B
Sydney, Australia2,707 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
This was another beautiful Cantabrian Botanic Gardens that I could visit last March. The scene was smiling upon the autumn day when I visited and there were perennials out in luxuriant bloom. The landscaping of the verges and the whole aspect of the Gardens were delightful indeed.
Written 24 June 2022
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Andrew G
Auckland, New Zealand197 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020
My wife is a very keen gardener and we visit botanical gardens wherever we can whilst on one of our many touring trips anywhere in the world. The gardens are on quite a small scale, but are meticulously maintained and a pleasure to see
Written 19 November 2020
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Nigel S
Lightwater, UK5,233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
This garden was only 50 metres from our Coastal Ridge apartment and so was a must. For a relatively small garden it packed plenty of variety in. From open spaces, play park, formal garden, aviary, lake and woodland. Most importantly it was peaceful.
Written 25 March 2020
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PatchNZ
Auckland, New Zealand258 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Located not too far away from the hospital and CBD, this is a great walking or picnic area. Very quiet in the lead up to the Covid 19 lock down but worth checking out next summer.
Written 24 March 2020
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Eli B
Sydney, Australia3,697 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Travelling the highways mean constant diversions like this restful place . Plenty of shady trees, lush lawns, a pond and vibrant plant collections. Bonus reminder of Scottish heritage... Robbie Burns’s statue keeps a steely eye on the goings on in his hood.
Written 10 January 2020
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rckong
Singapore, Singapore876 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
A really nice place for walking and pet-walking as well. Suggest maybe after breakfast when sub is not too strong. Also can smell the nice flower scents and take some great photos.
Written 24 November 2019
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