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Taitua Arboretum

Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6622
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Meeting the originators of the arbotetum

Though I did not meet them last time I was enjoying the arboretum I met them the time before and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
Family walk in the trees...

Great place for family walk - plenty of chickens for kids to feed. Highly recommended as doesn't... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Taitua Arboretum is a 20-hectare (49-acre) tree collection just out of Hamilton City. The Arboretum has several lakes and a good network of walking tracks. It is a popular spot for Sunday afternoon picnics and weekend weddings.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Taitua Road | Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though I did not meet them last time I was enjoying the arboretum I met them the time before and that will always be the highlight of this very special place. Been going there for many years and have seen it evolve and change. Lovely...More

Thank GipsiV
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for family walk - plenty of chickens for kids to feed. Highly recommended as doesn't take too long to wander round with young kids.

Thank StAndrew3200
Reviewed 20 July 2017

But probably best to avoid if its been pouring down because it was a bit muddy. Great for dog walking, or even just a walk on your own, to get away from the business of life as it is very quite and peaceful there.

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Nice walk, out in the country. Pretty quiet and don't think it is very well known so good to not be bothered by other people! Lots of nice fruit trees also

1  Thank samzi9
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went here with my sister, her husband and my niece. It was a great day. We decided to go to hide tron rocks and we found quite a lot and kid many. We watched other families hide rocks too was fun watching the kids faces...More

Thank Amethystgoddess
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great place to walk, enjoy nature and even get non fluoridated water to drink up at the drinking tap.

Thank grantpearse
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We love the serene atmosphere here and the circuit around the place is an easy short walk. Ideal as an activity before or after coffee with friends or family. The colourful roosters, hens, chicks and ducklings wandering about are delightful

Thank bandsgraham
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Delightful place to visit, especially so when seasons are changing, easy walking. Great place to take grandchildren Spend a delightful afternoon with them, there is a the concept of Tron Rocks , which are hand painted river stones, the idea is to take some that...More

Thank thehaven2017
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Nice stroll in the park with my wife. Good tracks and people were using push chairs. Contour is easy rolling and alot of benches etc, would be great for a family picnic. One suggestion is on the park signs they use a reference number that...More

Thank cockies2017
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful spot to take the whole family, easy walking and some lovely spots for a picnic. Great for all ages. Good parking.

Thank Kylough19
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Tj C
16 July 2017|
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Response from cockies2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure, it is run by the council so I would ask them. Would get great shots at spring and fall due to the colours. There is stock around so it may be no. Cheers
27 June 2017|
Response from Katieclem46 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain, but if you call Hamilton City Council they will be able to tell you.
27 June 2017|
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Response from Kiwialan | Reviewed this property |
yes, as long as on a leash