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“Beautiful gardens”
Review of Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens
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$10.67*
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Hamilton Gardens Guided Tour
Ranked #1 of 64 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Explore an enchanting world of secret gardens. Transport yourself through time and to far-flung corners of the world. Meander through a lush tropical jungle, visit ancient China and indulge yourself in a Renaissance Prince's 16th century garden. Five garden collections have been created to delight the senses, with some garden concepts reaching back 4,000 years. Hamilton Gardens is a conceptual garden based in the Waikato that explores the context, history and meaning of gardens through time, and from around the world. It is internationally recognised for its unique concept and is the Waikato region's most popular tourist destination. Only five minutes drive from Hamilton's CBD, the Gardens is open 7 days a week during daylight hours and entry and parking is free. Access is off SH1, alongside Cobham Drive on the southern side of Hamilton.
Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful gardens”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Great for a leisurely stroll, beautiful themed gardens. Can be quite busy and noisy at times but is still relaxing.

Visited September 2012
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
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  • Japanese first
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Stunning tulips”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

We visited a couple of days before the Tulip day. Work was in full swing to have these presented superbly. They were stunning! Rows of rich colour and manicured lawns greeted us. We took so many photo's to capture the overwhelming beuty.

Visited September 2012
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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
1 review
“Hamiltons greatest treasure”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

There is always so much to see as the gardens change with each season and with each festival or celebration and they are so beutifully looked after.
This is a fantastic place to take preschoolers to explore.

Visited September 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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105 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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“always beautiful anytime of the day”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

bring your camera are there are lots to capture, and to show friends everywhere. the ambiance is very good, parking is excellent, picnic areas are very clean

Visited September 2012
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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful Gardens”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

Hamilton Garden is one of the most attractive destinations in Hamilton. It contains many theme gardens,such as Japanese garden, Chinese garden,Italian garden,English Garden, American garden,. Also the Garden is still under construction, it means there will be more theme gardens and attractions! Hamilton city council spends millions of dollars to develop and maintain this beautiful garden. I think it is fair to charge a couple of coins from the visitors to help looking after this garden better, but at the moment, it is still free. Don't miss out!

Visited August 2012
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Thank BorClaire
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