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Government Gardens

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Address: Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07-350-2119
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A nice stop to check out some gorgeous architecture

Spend some time walking around the gardens and admiring the architecture, gardens and the baths. We stopped here for a lunch picnic on a bench, and although there were tonnes of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Laura A
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Sudbury, Canada
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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spend some time walking around the gardens and admiring the architecture, gardens and the baths. We stopped here for a lunch picnic on a bench, and although there were tonnes of teens looking for pokemon it was still nice to sit and enjoy it.

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gardens here were in full bloom and lovely. There were some really interesting birds walking around. The Maori fence by the entrance was a great place for a selfie.

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Matamata, N.Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always lovely whatever the season but especially good in spring time with Tulips galore , gbigantic polyanthas and loadas of daffodils. Lovely place on a nice day to wander round. Walkways to lake and thermal activity .

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little patch . Good walk around . If you're walking go down the road to the end past the museum there are a couple of walking tracks down here . If you want a mud pack for your skin . There just off the track you walk around to sulphur point like a short beach on the lake front... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful open space with sculptures, statues and planted borders and beds. All around you can see the steam rising from the thermal activity.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the kids, let them run around. There is plenty to see and do. Right in town so you do not have to travel far at all. Amazing in Spring and also amazing with the Winter colours the gardeners use. Beautiful views of the museum. Really just is a nice place to visit, walk around and gaze at the flowers... More 

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Port Gentil, Gabon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth to have a walk around in this garden...it has different things to look at. A must when you are in the area...and next to that beautiful lake.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful manicured grounds with the historical Rotorua museum in the background. A free attraction that is a must for visitors. Very pleasant and easy walks in the area.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The government gardens are amazing and very well maintained, the walk around the government house leads you to geothermal areas. A beautiful area to sit and relax, ideal for a picnic. Great location too

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to stroll through and enjoy the flowers. The Bath House in the main picture, formerly known as Tudor Towers, has a delightful New Zealand museum. The gardens are a delight and the manicured croquet and bowling lawns lend an English air to the place.

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