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“Always good to go be there ”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens
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Hamilton Gardens Guided Tour
Ranked #1 of 62 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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“Always good to go be there ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can always go to garden at different seasons. They have maintained the garden really well. You can spend hours depending on what you want to do. Sit and read, do nothing, picnic or walk around and enjoy lovely art.

Visited April 2017
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Visited January 2017
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“Beautiful view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Family with young child/ren
Picnic
Couple

Visited May 2016
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“beautiful even in the rain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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“Best place to see in Hamilton!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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