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Wellington Botanic Garden

101 Glenmore Street, 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city. The garden is a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is an Historic Places Trust Heritage Area. Take the Cable Car up and follow the Downhill path to the city.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“cable car” (1,294 reviews)
“rose garden” (695 reviews)
“walked down” (118 reviews)
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101 Glenmore Street, 6012, New Zealand
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+64 4-499 1400
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"cable car"
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"rose garden"
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"walked down"
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"duck pond"
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"begonia house"
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"lovely walk"
in 86 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 34 reviews
"city centre"
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"sunny day"
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"plants and trees"
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"nice cafe"
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"full bloom"
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"children's playground"
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"few hours"
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"down hill"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After having visited gardens in several cities, I don’t feel like Wellington’s were at the same level. The gardens are in a very hilly area which leads to some uncomfortable walking. The bush walks were nice but the gardens were not as extensive as I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You will have a nice time there, it’s so near to the city yet you feel you are in a peaceful area. Take a one of the oldest trains to the TOP and enjoy the garden. It does have something for the kids to learn...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pack a picnic & enjoy a walk around this beautiful well laid out garden. Nice cable car ride to the top.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a beautiful garden in Wellington. There are multiple paths to explore and just look around. There is an amazing variety of plants and trees to see while here. The rose garden was in bloom when we arrived and it was stunning. If...More

Thank Craig C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience we had. There is always a big line to get the tickets for the cable car to go to the Botanic Garden. It takes less then 5 min to get there. There is also small restaurant at the top. The prices are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wellington Botanic Garden is very well maintained and a beautiful spot to spend a few hours. We only walked through the gardens (from the cable car to Parliament) and we left wishing that had more time to spend. The rose garden was still blooming,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled up to and through the botanic gardens for work purposes, but explored on my way back to the cable car. The area is beautiful with amazing views down to the city, harbor and up to the lovely houses perched up on the hillside....More

Thank NiskaS82
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went round here after getting to the top of the cable car, and it was worth the wander round. A good all round view of the city, with some good vantage points. There is also a space centre to visit and some history of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parts of the walk around the gardens are pretty steep but once you get to the playground on the rise of the hill it is really worth it. The playground is suitable for all age children and safe. The rest of the Botanics is an...More

Thank Gemma R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much to enjoy and soak in.. spend an afternoon away from the busyness of the city. Guide booklet very helpful.. highly recommended.

Thank Maggie H
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Mui Hui Y
November 25, 2017|
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Response from Joy W | Reviewed this property |
Could be - depends when they deadheaded the last lot - it takes about 52 days for a new set of blooms - there weren't many out when I was there in October.
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Mui Hui Y
November 25, 2017|
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Response from Cameron P | Reviewed this property |
Roses should be in blossom in the rose garden, different types are planted to blossom at different times of the year.
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Karen H
September 11, 2017|
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Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen, was it in the Rose Gardens?? There is a plaque for Agnes Tarcque... Remembered with love. The immortal soul flies out into empty space, To seek her fortune in some other place. - Ovia Is this is?
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