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  • Amanda Pope
    Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
    Lovely walking in christchruch botanical gardens love the cafe ,and see the christchruch river ,see roses ,camellias garden .worth a visit
    Written 4 May 2022
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  • Amanda Pope
    Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
    Good half day christchruch museum
    Good exhibitions ,and Christchruch town very good. Shelton exhibition is very good
    Written 4 May 2022
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  • missjayb
    Christchurch, New Zealand8 contributions
    So many things for the children to do, from teeny tots to big adult kids ;)
    There is also great food vendors there (I think only on the weekend) and free BBQ's too... If you are looking for somewhere to kill time in between naps, this is the playground for your family!
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Sandra M
    Reading, UK3 contributions
    Very poignant tinged in sadness ,but also reflecting on those who will never see the sun again ,a place for rememberence and quiet reflection
    Written 12 May 2022
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  • macpeanuts
    Singapore, Singapore59 contributions
    Stunning from start to finish.
    This was the third walk I did this month after the Heaphy and Rakiura tracks. All Very different and offering different landscapes and challenges. This was absolutely delightful and charming.
    The accomodation was unique, quirky, clean and comfortable with everything you need and options for all types of traveller.
    The walk itself offered stunning views, beautiful bush, waterfalls, swimming holes, long comfortable stretches and a few challenges and uphill climbs, all the wildlife and farmlife to satisfy every interest.
    Can not recommend this walk highly enough. Perfect for a two or three day hiking option in a stunning part of the country free of crowds and busy walkways.
    Written 12 April 2021
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  • cpcog
    Wellington, New Zealand1,329 contributions
    A park full of green areas that you would love in summer time. It is big for wandering around or sitting down to relax. Easy to access with lot of parking area.
    Written 4 January 2022
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  • Andrew L
    10 contributions
    Had a lovely conversation with Richard, he talked us through the history of of and around the building. The old cathedral, the use of the land prior to the construction of this one, the architectural designs their importance. Very knowledgeable host.
    Written 7 May 2022
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  • 19Francis72
    New Plymouth, New Zealand77 contributions
    There s plenty of exhibits which were easily viewable. Everton was well explored and it would take more than one visit to read it all. Our daughters who are young teens loved the place and had fun exploring. Would visit again.
    Written 23 April 2022
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  • flyingeagle2223
    Dunedin, New Zealand317 contributions
    it is always lovely to walk along the avon river, especially with it also running through the gardens makes for a lovely stroll
    Written 5 March 2022
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  • Sam
    9 contributions
    Public transport from CBD is available. Many restaurants and Ice cream parlors make the place more interesting.
    Written 20 January 2022
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  • Sharron W
    Ashburton, New Zealand6 contributions
    Biked the track. Well maintained, it was bit of a grind as it was very windy but we made it to the top and back down in one piece.
    Written 23 April 2022
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  • leconnol123
    22 contributions
    Loved it! The wine tasting was so so generous and we had Olivia talking us through them all with her vast knowledge of the wines and the Pegasus brand. We had a lovely walk through the garden after and then stopped in a few other Waipara vineyards. We would highly recommend this as a stop and will 100% be back!
    Written 5 January 2022
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  • Melissa W
    Invercargill, New Zealand1 contribution
    Amazing tour of such a beautiful old homestead. Wonderful tour guide, amazing history. Highly recommend.
    Written 28 April 2022
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  • S & B
    Australia49 contributions
    What a fantastic walk!. A warning, it is not flat and there are some decent, but not too steep hills to climb. But you don't have to do it all to be impressed with the views. Very, very highly recommended. The drive there involves tight roads and extreme hairpins!.
    Written 24 June 2021
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  • BevTonyAuckland
    Auckland, New Zealand116 contributions
    We stopped off for a morning coffee, enjoyed devonshire tea sitting in the sun watching the ducks and children playing on the lawn. Coffee and teas good, scones excellent
    Written 20 February 2022
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