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“Tourists love the Hamilton Gardens”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens
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Hamilton Gardens Guided Tour
Ranked #1 of 62 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.
Hamilton, New Zealand
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Tourists love the Hamilton Gardens”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is a special place in Hamilton to walk amongst lovely gardens with different themes. Tourists love this event.

Visited July 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Not to miss hamilton gardens”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2012

Visited the Hamilton gardens today 23/11/2012 on way home from holiday and wow!!! havent been there for about 10 years and what an amazing place to visit. Set up with several different cultures authentic garden settings including Italian [my favorite garden comple with domus [house] japan, china, amerian, maori garden settings. great place to take family for a picnic and choose your country to dine in. loved it :)

Visited November 2012
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Hamilton NZ
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112 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“really good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

excellent themed gardens, a real credit to Hamilton. good free day out for the family on a nice day. take a picnic!

Visited December 2011
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Auckland
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“weekend away”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

Beautiful well-thought out gardens, considering not in full summer colour. Large carving inside was amazing.

Nice Cafe though the sparrows nearly ate my lunch

Visited June 2012
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Salem, Oregon
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A fabulous bonus”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

So glad we took time to visit this beautiful, inspiring garden. Roses were spectacular, each part of the garden was a lovely surprise as we entered through various gates and openings.

Visited October 2012
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