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Address: 6 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 941 8999
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Activities: Walking
Description: This garden is home to the best collection of exotic and indigenous plants...
This garden is home to the best collection of exotic and indigenous plants in New Zealand.
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Christchurch Oasis

Relaxing quiet place in central Chch away from the hustle and bustle of th4 city centre (and since the earthquakes away from traffic works and building sites!). Great cofee and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Relaxing quiet place in central Chch away from the hustle and bustle of th4 city centre (and since the earthquakes away from traffic works and building sites!). Great cofee and food at new visitor centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Even in Autumn, this park is lovely. The sizes and shapes of the trees are awesome and the different areas including the NZ area, the rose garden and those in the greenhouse are a must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Free, city central park with walking friendly pathways. Good resources for information and catering.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Magnificent trees, beautifully set out beds of colourful flowers, many specimen plants, shrubs trees, etc., manicured lawns. The gardens cafe survived the earthquake, and the whole gardens, statues included, are rather spectacular.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Botanic Gardens are always a must visit place when in Christchurch. Lots of variety of areas to look at, even sit back and relax in the Rose Garden or beside one of the water features. Grab an ice cream from the shop and remember chasing the kids around the paddling pool (bit cold for that now) but lovely in the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

So big and beautiful. In the centre of the city. Lungs of city, pride of the dead town. Can be visited in a couple of hours.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The botanic gardens were lovely and free. Great place for the kids to have a run around and an undamaged part of Christchurch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The gardens offer a nice peaceful place to wonder around, or to relax in and it's a great place for families just to chill out or have a run around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Not to be missed. Large gardens, very well maintained with many different areas to explore. Situated next to the Museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We visited in January, so it was warm, but still lush with plenty of shade. A very serene oasis & a great place to "catch your breath" during a day's site-seeing.

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