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Maire Nui Botanical Gardens

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Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 55795
Description: Located on the south coast of the island, these gardens contain many local...
Located on the south coast of the island, these gardens contain many local plants and flowers that are not only beautiful but have medicinal uses.
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Heaven

We spent two hours wandering throughout these tropical gardens and enjoying all the sounds and sights. There is a feeling of love and piece throughout. We then stayed for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Chris W
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We spent two hours wandering throughout these tropical gardens and enjoying all the sounds and sights. There is a feeling of love and piece throughout. We then stayed for the amazing lunch listening to music of Andre Boccelli and Celine Dion echoing though the beautiful fragrant gardens. We loved it so much we went back twice in our three weeks.... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We visited after heavy rain and had to paddle into the garden which was fun. The garden had been created from swamp about 20 years ago and has matured into a spectacular attraction which will delight any garden lovers,

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Caboolture Brisbane
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We enjoyed a morning at the gardens wandering around at our leisure. The Japanese garden setting was our favourite. The food was good and large servings - although expensive compared to similar servings of cheesecake at nearby coco latte. Still a must and deserves that everyone enjoy their cheesecake. There is an honesty box to place admission fee into garden... More 

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blenheim NZ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Food was delicious. Mostly grown in their own gardens. Lovely setting and nice to wander around the property.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great Cheesecake at the cafe. garden is massive. Staff is great to talk to. All food is very fresh. Not to sure about the pineapple in the smoothie.

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Feilding, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

These gardens are absolutely beautiful and the lunch time food we had was superb. Well worth a visit.

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Berwick
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We spent an hour here just enjoying the amazing plants and perfumes. We stayed for a delicious lunch and brought some sarongs.

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Not a true Botanical Garden as such, as the plants and trees do not have name tags. It is a lovely tropical garden with species from not just the pacific but around the world. There are many places to sit and ponder and shady walkways to observe the plants. I did not eat at the restaurant, however the pot of... More 

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Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Spent a very enjoyable hour walking around and photographing amazing tropical pants and flowers. Nice little cafe for a bite to eat.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We enjoyed a delicious lunch in the enchanting garden and chatted to the daughter of the creator of the garden. We had a wonderful conversation and many laughs. Our lunch was fresh, tasty and beautifully presented. A visit to support this beautiful garden is highly recommended! As a marriage celebrant I can imagine how magnificent weddings in this setting would... More 

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