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Auckland Botanic Gardens

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Address: 102 Hill Rd, Manurewa | Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 9 267 1457
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Description: These splendid gardens feature an impressive array of plants from diverse...
These splendid gardens feature an impressive array of plants from diverse climates.
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Lovely during weekdays - great to take the kids

A lovely place to go for a stroll and relax. Great to go with kids, easy to get around with a stroller. Loads of places for nice photos - we had a family photo shoot here and we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Whangarei
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Worth a look, but not as good as Hamilton Gardens. Looked a bit lacking in upkeep. Grounds are too big, would benefit from downsizing.

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Zagreb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A lovely place to go for a stroll and relax. Great to go with kids, easy to get around with a stroller. Loads of places for nice photos - we had a family photo shoot here and we got stunning pics. A nice café there for a coffee or bite to eat, or take your own sandwiches etc and have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Really nice day. Plenty for the kids to do and a lovely cafe for lunch, reasonably priced. Definitely recommend to anyone.

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Westcott, United Kingdom
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46 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We like a botanic garden to visit and we have made several trips to this one. It is a nice place to come for quiet contemplation with plenty of secluded areas, or as a family with spaces for the kids to run about and to interact with nature, for couples, walkers, readers, painters and photographers and many more. The cafe... More 

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Ingleton, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We've visited many botanic gardens but this was one of the best. EASY to find just off the motorway. A really good cafe too. Pity there was no gift shop.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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105 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a large park fit for anybody, the whole family can enjoy it. Variety of plant groups, from Palms, African Plants, Podocarp Valley, Rock Garden and Native Plants can be seen along the year. For summer time the queen of the plant is Roses. Many different beautiful colours of Roses are grown during summer and autumn. When spring comes,... More 

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Manukau, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

African Garden was beautiful, sculptures and art where awesome as well. Wasn't that many food options at the caff but all in all a good time. Gardens where vary well kept.

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Templepatrick, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was a lovely day out with friends. Beautiful space and well used. Some areas were still being constructed, but as a free attraction it's one of the best. Well worth a look.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The gardens are very easy to get to, being just a few hundred metres off the State Highway 1 heading south from Auckland. There is plenty of easy and parking and admission is free. They are relatively newly established, although the setting of native bush and long established trees would not lead you to think so. This is a well... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was the highlight of my Auckland experience - beautiful to be able to get out of the busy city and immerse myself into nature. This garden is 64 hectares which means you will not be in danger of seeing the same thing twice and pretty rare to even bump into other strollers. Beautiful flowers and amazing forest walk. Far... More 

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