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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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101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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+64 4-499 1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled up the Cable Car then walked down through the garden. There are a number of different paths to take travelling to different parts of the garden. They are well signposted and there is a map to use. The walk is steep so top...More

Thank JayDeeBee1950
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanic Gardens are spread over a huge hillside, meandering from the top of the cable car down to the Rose Gardens and the Government Buildings. Spectacular plant life, trees and grounds. The Tea House at the top of the hill offers refreshments. The Rose...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for garden lovers. We went up by cable car and spent most of the afternoon up there. A word of caution - it helps to be fairly fit as the paths tend to be very steep. The garden cafe at the bottom offers...More

Thank Brock53
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took many photographs while in the gardens. There are wood pidgeons flying about as a lot of other birds. Very interesting and well worth a visit.

Thank JAMES C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the pathway from the cablecar down to the city. During the walk you will see flowers, trees and duck ponds. Its all very well cultivated. At the end visit the wonderful rose garden and have a break in the Cafe.

Thank George W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the gardens after a cable car visit ,on the day,the gardens were well visited with people from a cruise boat of which we were part of the passengers and also coincided with local school holidays...a very busy area.. when we visited....

Thank Mavros66
Reviewed 1 week ago

i went to the botanic garden by tram and i love it, if you like Nature this is the place to visit once in the garden i walked down to town and was great walk very nice place to spend a walk .

Thank fabio_bar1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking downhill from the cable car. Lots to see, walk and breath the fresh air. Nice view from the top of the garden. Down the hill has rose garden and indoor green house, then walk down to Bowen street cemetery, a quaint historic cemetery. Then...More

Thank kitty1104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens and trails, duck pond, flowers in abundance. Lots of benches with nice sayings of generous people.

Thank C&B75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Botanicals gardens which are laid out beautifully. It was a pleasant day and the wind was not too bad so we enjoyed walking around and appreciating the views.

Thank Mandyeug
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Karen H
12 September 2017|
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Response from helenmcsherry | Reviewed this property |
Not sure Karen but there is an amazing bit of artwork called 'body to soul' made up of the words changing a letter at a time, up a slope of steps. It's by Mary Louise Brown. There could be a plaque beside it using that... More
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Gerry N
24 July 2017|
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Response from Sandra F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my trip was part of a coach tour.
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bloomsbu
31 March 2016|
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Response from Wayne P | Reviewed this property |
It depends how fast you walk? But I would set aside an hour.
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