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“Lovely spot”
Review of Taitua Arboretum

Taitua Arboretum
Ranked #5 of 48 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Taitua Arboretum is a 20-hectare (49-acre) tree collection just out of Hamilton City. The Arboretum has several lakes and a good network of walking tracks. It is a popular spot for Sunday afternoon picnics and weekend weddings.
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Always gorgeous, a lovely place for a picnic or a walk with friends or family, sometimes can be extremely busy, so would recommend going earlier in the day.

Thank HexEscapeRoom
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"mature trees"
in 9 reviews
"nice walk"
in 15 reviews
"bird life"
in 15 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 6 reviews
"wild chickens"
in 3 reviews
"hamilton city"
in 12 reviews
"enjoy the peace"
in 3 reviews
"autumn colours"
in 3 reviews
"amazing variety"
in 3 reviews
"family picnic"
in 3 reviews
"year round"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 7 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"roosters"
in 13 reviews
"hens"
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"paths"
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Well maintained wide pathways, pretty green space and too many chickens-haha! Lots of chicks currently. Parking lot and toilets at the start.

Thank kinx81
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We have been planning a trip to visit for sometime. However, the weather dissuaded us.
Having had a drier spell we headed over and had a wonderful wander around. The paths are well formed for wet or dry weather. There are many spots for picnics or to sit and enjoy the environment.
If you have food watch out for the many chickens & roosters!

Thank MJGx2
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Beautiful easy-slope walk through beautiful bush and near farmland. the wild Chickens were fantastic to see chasing each other through the bush..

Thank wenzzz2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This surprising attraction is just minutes from the Hamilton City western boundary. This is a mature garden with lake. There are many many interesting trees and other plants to look at. It is a beautiful quiet tranquil place. There are sunny lawns for the picnic. I am looking forward to returning with a picnic and a good book, finding a peaceful place in the gardens, and having a truly relaxing bit of "me" time.

Thank SL_NZ1
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