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Gardens of the World

95 Clover Road East | Hope, Nelson, New Zealand
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Beautiful location for a wedding

Georgous setting for a wedding. Wandered around the gardens and amazed to find a living prehistoric... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pauline M
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A pleasant place to visit but it appears to be in the process of renovation. The toilet block is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris F
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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“water garden” (2 reviews)
“family picnic” (2 reviews)
“rose garden” (4 reviews)
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95 Clover Road East | Hope, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Georgous setting for a wedding. Wandered around the gardens and amazed to find a living prehistoric tree. Tranquil gardens.

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant place to visit but it appears to be in the process of renovation. The toilet block is modern and clean. A new entrance way is being made. There are a wide variety of plants, well labelled. The blue dye in the water was...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 23 October 2017

On a nice day this is a lovely place to take the family and have a picnic. Very well done and plenty of room to grab a spot and relax. There is a fee to get in but it is well worth it.

Thank kjs465
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I attended a small wedding at these gardens and what a beautiful setting it was. There were birds singing in the trees and water running gently in the springs, making for a lovely day. These gardens are presented beautifully and have trees from all over...More

Thank cromartylass
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our visit was over what turned out to be a rather wet weekend. It was grey and overcast with a threat of rain when we arrived. To our delight we were met by Tuis in the trees at the entry. This was enough for us...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 23 March 2017

These gardens were devised to show flora from different continents. They have a good variety of flowers, shrubs and trees and also have pools and little bridges. Very pleasant to walk round.

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

While visiting Nelson we went to Gardens of the World. The write-up said there was 6 acres of gardens. There were several different gardens from different countries but we found it hard to see why each section belonged to that country. The rose garden was...More

Thank Peonie49
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Visited years ago but now the place seems to have dropped in standard in terms of less maintenance being done. A lovely expansive garden to wander through but seems a bit neglected now. The water gardens are a bit crass with the blue painted concrete...More

1  Thank Camda
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We visited this whilst visiting family in Nelson, it was so beautiful and a pleasure to walk through, a real hidden gem, ideal for a picnic, we took over 100 photos and would definitely return,

Thank Budlea2003
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a a great place to look around or just st down and rest with a coffee and muffin or sweet treat.

Thank CarolOakley
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Sandra J
24 July 2017|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
The owner's dog was there the day we visited. I didn't see any signs but would imagine that you would need to have your dog on a leash as there are ducks at the pond areas.
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Sandra J
24 July 2017|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
Entry is by donation using an honesty box. We donated $5 each.
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