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One of the highlights of the gardens

Peacock fountain is one of the pretty features of the botanic gardens, which are worth the trip... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Ted G
Wait and watch

This was a great location for us to just sit and wait and watch the fountain go through it's cycle... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2018
Jennifer P
Rockingham, Australia
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Christchurch Botanic Gardens | Central City, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

I love the history of this fountian and the resoration. I wait for the changing routines of the water spouts. I always take photos of this place

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Been both in the day and the night. Fountain is a few minute stop. There was a busker close by with the buskers festival being on.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 422iana
Reviewed January 7, 2019

This is a lovely fountain and so nice to see that they were able to bring it back to nice condition.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Peacock fountain is one of the pretty features of the botanic gardens, which are worth the trip. It is at the entrance to the gardens and a nice harbinger of things to come.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ted G
Reviewed December 7, 2018

This is a beautiful fountain that is defintiely worth stoppinging to admire. It was rediscovered in the back of someone's shed one day, and now it's back out for everyone to enjoy!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed November 15, 2018

This was a great location for us to just sit and wait and watch the fountain go through it's cycle. Very ornate and of course relaxing, listening to the water playing on the surface of the pond. Surrounds are of the gardens so very pretty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Don't miss the Peacock Fountain named for it's eponymous donor, I think. It's all been restored in it's original Edwardian colours, rather garish but fun and very authentic. It's just inside the railings, beside the Museum at the Botanic Gardens, just across from the Arts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

In the Botanical Gardens, right at the entrance of the gardens, is the beautiful Peacock Fountain. The area is within a very short walk of the central city (maybe 10 minutes). Actually this whole area is amazing, the gardens, the park, the museum, Christ's College,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joyoftravel2018
Reviewed October 24, 2018

On the edge of the Botanical Garden right next to the Canterbury Museum its worth a quick look just to see the colours in the gardens

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jacomina P
Reviewed October 9, 2018

One of the many interesting things to see at the Christchurch Botanic Garden is the Peacock Fountain, an ornate Edwardian style fountain purchased with the bequeathed sums of pioneer and honourable John Peacock in 1911. After nearly a half a century being left in storage...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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