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Te Puna Quarry Park

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State Highway 2 | Te Puna, 3176, New Zealand
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Picnic in nature

This beautiful park designed by volunteers set in a old quarry has so many layers and interactive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gargoyles50
What an awesome place

What great use of an old quarry. Many different walking paths and types of plants to see. The site... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Alastair B
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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State Highway 2 | Te Puna, 3176, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful park designed by volunteers set in a old quarry has so many layers and interactive areas. A wonderful place for a picnic or quiet stroll and great for the family

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

What great use of an old quarry. Many different walking paths and types of plants to see. The site is well laid out with different sections. there are plenty of short trails and paths for children to explore. My wife and I wandered through with...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

There is so much to look at and admire, and even in winter many plants in bloom. Many of the sculptures are interactive for young children, where they can ride a giant weta, climb on top of swaying soldier-like springs or ride the Kaimai express....More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A locally run venture where an old quarry has been reclaimed and developed into a botanical wilderness. Easy walkways take you through the park and it's hidden sculptures There is even a butterfly garden . Its a gold coin donation and you can take a...More

Thank Leanne B
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful park and garden. Somewhere I wouldn’t of known about if friends were not locals. A must visit for someone who enjoys the beauty of a very varied garden and stunning views. I only explored one side but will go back to explore...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A wonderful spot to have a picnic or just meander along the various short walks through well kept gardens

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful place to spend time. The people that volunteer their time are amazing and the park is fabulous. Would recommend anyone to go visit and remember to donate in the small donation buckets around.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great views, good walks around the sculptures and garden settings. Developed from an old disused quarry and maintained by teams of local volunteers. The park is a great place and well worth a visit. Plenty of parking including overnight for self contained vehicles and caravans.

Thank Mike I
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This park is a credit to the dedicated volunteers who have created a very special attraction for the community and visitors to the area. Ample parking,well marked trails, great sculptures, plentiful planting and stunning views make for a fun and interesting outing. I wasn’t aware...More

1  Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant stop to make at this quarry park!! Highly recommended if you are a lover of gardens, nature and art. Orchids, bromeliads, cacti, maples, hollyhocks, ferns, edible sensory garden... Sculptures crafted out of stone, wood, metal, ceramics mosaics ... including an interactive musical...More

Thank Cam T
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