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“Beautiful view”
Review of Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens
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US$11.41*
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Hamilton Gardens Guided Tour
Ranked #1 of 64 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Explore an enchanting world of secret gardens. Transport yourself through time and to far-flung corners of the world. Meander through a lush tropical jungle, visit ancient China and indulge yourself in a Renaissance Prince's 16th century garden. Five garden collections have been created to delight the senses, with some garden concepts reaching back 4,000 years. Hamilton Gardens is a conceptual garden based in the Waikato that explores the context, history and meaning of gardens through time, and from around the world. It is internationally recognised for its unique concept and is the Waikato region's most popular tourist destination. Only five minutes drive from Hamilton's CBD, the Gardens is open 7 days a week during daylight hours and entry and parking is free. Access is off SH1, alongside Cobham Drive on the southern side of Hamilton.
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2 reviews
“Beautiful view”
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Beautiful flowers blooming there. Indian garden is amazing. In summer there will be a food market on every Saturday. You can buy varies types of food.

Recommended for
Family with young child/ren
Picnic
Couple

Visited May 2016
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Columbia, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“beautiful even in the rain”
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is well worth spending time to visit this garden with many separate theme gardens. It is not well designed but also well maintained. A good outdoor walk alone or with family especially there are limited attractions in Hamilton by foot.

Visited April 2017
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Best place to see in Hamilton!”
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It was raining but we did the tour anyways! And it was great! If you are from the Far East, India, or the Middle East, you may not enjoy some gardens. I particularly loved the Maori garden.

Visited April 2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pleasantly Surprised”
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Such beautiful gardens, something for the whole family to enjoy. Remarkable that they aren't charging to enter! Something you don't see a lot of in NZ.

Visited April 2017
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Alderney, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Hamilton gardens ”
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely day out, spent 3 hours wandering through the amazing gardens, even though it poured with rain on and off that did not spoil the visit. Lovely food available in the cafe as well. Also no entrance fee just donations which was a bonus.

Visited April 2017
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