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Review of Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens
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US$10.46*
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Hamilton Gardens Guided Tour
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US$29.29*
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90-Minute Waikato River Cafe Cruise from Hamilton
Ranked #1 of 67 things to do in Hamilton
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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.
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A must for everyone to visit. Such a beautiful place, don't forget your camera, sun hat and walking shoes. You can spend hours just wandering through the gardens looking at the many different species of plants and colourful flowers.

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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.

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Thank August A
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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.

Thank Annie S
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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.

Thank Samira K
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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.

Thank Sally W
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