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Wellington Botanic Garden

101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city. The garden is a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is an Historic Places Trust Heritage Area. Take the Cable Car up and follow the Downhill path to the city.
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“rose garden” (617 reviews)
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101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped on the bus tour and well worth visiting. The displays are beautiful. The roses were not on display but you can imagine how sensational they are going to look in a couple of months. Gorgeous orchids. Lovely place to wander around.

Thank aldavril
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect for a stroll on a fine day, lots of variation in environments and of course of great selection of plant life.

Thank florencemcfarlan2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These gardens are a wonderland of so many different and beautiful plants that it's almost impossible to take it all in. It's also free to just wander around and lose yourself amongst the stunning scenery.

Thank III-Mick-III
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The garden is pretty nice. It has some good views of Wellington. I do recommend that visitors go to the sundial.

Thank Henry P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice place to take a walk. Great playground & a duck feeding pond for the little ones & the cafe is really nice in warmer weather particularly when you can sit outside. Inside can get a bit crowded & noisy. Hot house attached...More

Thank Shelleyhob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most boring gardens ever visited. Nothing much to see. Unless you are very interested in plants, a nice stroll is all you can enjoy

Thank Pei Wen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After I got off from famous cable car, it was so difficult to locate it and not so interesting place. The signature was not so friendly.

Thank Shin F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Wellington many times but this is the first time I have visited the Botanic Gardens. They are a delightful place and a different part of Wellington. They are in the style of more traditional gardens with plants from around the world,...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bot gardens are easily accessible from the CBD via the cable car (NB: that's NOT a gondola, just a little bus likle thing that gets pulled up the hill by a cable). Once you're at the top the view is great. Then you can...More

Thank richardparry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well kept and cultivated garden with a huge range of plants, trees and shrubs. The layout of the garden is well thought out and it's nice to stroll through st anytime of the day or night.

Thank DGK1661
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Gerry N
25 July 2017|
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Response from susieQ304 | Reviewed this property |
We did this as part of a cruise tour.
31 March 2016|
Response from Wayne P | Reviewed this property |
It depends how fast you walk? But I would set aside an hour.
14 March 2015|
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Response from nannerjammer | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They continually are moving in new flowers to match their seasons. In April it will be the start of the fall season so the roses may not be blooming but the garden beyond the roses is such a vast land of beauty it is... More