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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
+64 4-499 1400
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is always a pleasure to visit the botanic gardens but a special treat in summer when the free concerts are on.

Thank John_MurphyNZ
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We visited on a cool windy day and despite the not ideal conditions enjoyed a very pleasant trip on the cable car and a walk through the gardens via the Downhill path to the city - The Lady Norwood Rose Garden is just coming into...More

Thank Coastr27
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The gardens were pretty average, especially in comparison to others I've been to... And if you compare them to Hamilton Gardens, these are like walking in a public Park. The rose gardens were nice. And that's all I can say. Oh and get the cable...More

Thank Josephineelliott
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Your day trip in Wellington will be incomplete without visiting this botanic garden. Unlike other botanic gardens I have visited in New Zealand, this is special to me because this is located on a hill. With trail walks and scenic views, you can also experience...More

Thank Biplav P
Reviewed 13 November 2016

What a gorgeous garden!! The cable car up was a fantastic experience and provides you with the most breathtaking view of Wellington, and the garden itself is vast, sprawling, varied, and simply wonderful. We basically spent the entire day going through the gardens. Be warned...More

Thank PamRamali
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

If you are really a fanatic for plants, this place is for you--or if you're a runner or walker and want to have a wonderful and challenging hilly workout. You can take the cable car up to the gardens. The cable car station can be...More

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 12 November 2016

It was so nice to visit New Zealand in the spring, coming from Canada when it is getting cold. The gardens were just coming into bloom when we were there, and I can only imagine what this spot will be like in a week or...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Wellington Botanical Gardens are extensive - covering some 25 hectares, with both exotic and New Zealand plants and trees. They have two mobility scouters making the grounds very accessible for the physically disabled.

Thank KarenP51
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Visitors to Wellington .,need to see this Beautiful location, in the heart of this city.Not to miss is the Rose Garden,when in flower, December onwards,also the Begonia house,lots of tropical plants and top class cafe,I was Married in the Begonia House many years ago,great place...More

Thank nowekow
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We took the cable car up to the skyline viewing platform/café, took a look at the cable car museum, then walked back to the city through the gardens. Beautiful spot, glimpses of the city and suburbia on the way through. Highly recommend this.

Thank Phreys
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Mui Hui Y
25 November 2017|
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Response from Joy W | Reviewed this property |
Could be - depends when they deadheaded the last lot - it takes about 52 days for a new set of blooms - there weren't many out when I was there in October.
Mui Hui Y
25 November 2017|
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Response from Cameron P | Reviewed this property |
Roses should be in blossom in the rose garden, different types are planted to blossom at different times of the year.
Karen H
12 September 2017|
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Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen, was it in the Rose Gardens?? There is a plaque for Agnes Tarcque... Remembered with love. The immortal soul flies out into empty space, To seek her fortune in some other place. - Ovia Is this is?