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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...more
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101 Glenmore Street, 6012, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

The garden is completely free of charge and it’s a very nice walk from the cable car upper terminal down to the city centre. There are many species in the garden, also some of them by continent. If you don’t want to walk all the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Londinium
Reviewed yesterday

The Wellington botanic gardens are very nice. Especially when you include all of the attractions there like the cable car and Space place. It is a great place to escape the city and for the city views. Highly recommend if in Wellington great for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alexprendergast2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was just walking around in Wellington and decided to walk to the botanic garden. It is a beautiful place to walk around in. I would recommend to walk on the small paths instead of on the asphalt roads and to walk without your headset...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MagneusS
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Wellington Botanic Gardens are beautiful and a quick walk or cable car ride from the water front. The map is a bit challenging to follow to keep on course and the incline is quite steep. Would highly recommend some good sneakers and packing water...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Portsidegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to the Rose section of the Garden's it was high on my must-do list while in Wellington. I was not disappointed I had a wonderful time, I must have taken over 100 pictures of the various blooms. There is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thekuz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most impressive, wild botanical gardens we have ever visited. Take the cable car to the top of the hill and choose any of the many paths that wind about, up and down the hillside. You will be fascinated by the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hilly diverse garden enables you to discover different flora and fauna in each unique area of the park. We walked up and down hills and through some less traveled paths to explore the nooks and crannies. It was nice to find different place signs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PJSGFJ95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to find your way back to the city after a ride up on the Cable Car is to take a stroll through these wonderful Botanic Gardens. There is something different at every turn. Be sure to make your way to the Herb...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graham J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These a great gardens with many trails to walk around. It is quite undulating and some of the trails are steep or muddy but it’s well worth the effort. We visited as the summer flowers are starting to come out. There are several specialist gardens...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank swannythemoose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic afternoon out (in the rain) walking down from the cable car station to the city via the Botanic Gardens. Gardens are spectacular! Feeding the ducks at the duck pond was a pleasant interlude and the Rose Garden @ the bottom was unbelievable. Easily one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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 CameronP938 | 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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karenhU8470KQ
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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