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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

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Address: 6 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-941 8999
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Activities: Walking
Description: At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens...
At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens are a place of ever-changing beauty. Showcasing flora and fauna of New Zealand and other parts of the world, the Gardens feature one of the finest collections of exotic and local plants in New Zealand. With more than 1.1 Million visitors each year the Botanic Gardens are one of the Christchurch's most popular and well-loved attractions.
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A Beautiful Walk

It is a beautiful place to spend some time and take a stroll in the park. Have a good time and enjoy the scenery. It is huge and many people utilizes this park for their daily... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful place to spend some time and take a stroll in the park. Have a good time and enjoy the scenery. It is huge and many people utilizes this park for their daily exercise.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

With all the construction work going on in Christchurch it is great to be able to take a break away from this very scarred city and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the gardens

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Port Campbell, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Went to visit during winter when the roses were not in bloom. We just missed out on visiting the caterpillar farm. The rest of the park was relatively uninteresting but it was a nice stroll nonetheless. Will return during spring or summer to experience the botanic gardens in its full glory

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The expected well-established gardens have been sensitively refurbished following the earthquake. Sequoias and other large non-native and native trees set off the sweeping lawns and richly planted bed; and the tropical house with Canary Island banana plants, Dieffenbachias, lilies and many other hothouse species is an experience in itself. Potentillas, Tillias and Patricia geraniums add to the variety. A place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The gardens cover a very large area and there is a lot to see, including an interesting museum, for which there's a fee. A very relaxing and calm area in the heart of the city.

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Hillegom, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Even in winter still flowers blooming, nice and green a very calming. We had luch at the café which was I guess the best spot of all Christchurc.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We spent half a day exploring the gardens. It is absolutely beautiful and all of the staff that work there are extremely friendly. A must see in christchurch

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Beautiful gardens. The daffodils are out now over by the hospital, lovely to photograph your loved oNes beside the flowers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The Botanic Gardens are worth a visit at any time of year. Every time I go I rediscover a part I haven't seen in a while. So tranquil. So beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Really nice and big garden. There is a nice coffee place, pool for kids+playground, rose garden, botanical house and lots of things to see. Really good walk when u just wanna see am nature and can have picnics.

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