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Top garden recommendations from locals

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“Well worth a visit, especially in spring and autumn. Pack a picnic and make a day of it! Ask Jess if you want to borrow a picnic set!”
  • 25 locals recommend
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“Beautiful gardens to wander through, in the summer there is also theatre/music and other performances in Hagley Park”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“10min on the bus to station Clyde St 66, walk the rest Collection of NZ native trees and plants, good place to relax”
  • 21 locals recommend
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“Its wide range of horticultural and botanical collections includes roses, the herbaceous and perennial borders, a rock garden, New Zealand native plants and four hectares of Rhododendron Dell with more than 3,000 rhododendrons. An important aspect of The New Zealand Native plant collection is the cultivation of rare and endangered native plant species.”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“A very special place that is a must to visit. It celebrates the contribution Chinese people have made, and continue to make, to Dunedin's history, culture and ongoing prosperity. The Dunedin Chinese Garden is the only authentic Chinese garden in New Zealand. It is the first in the Southern Hemisphere.”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“This elegant Victorian homestead was built at the turn of the 20th Century in the Arts and Crafts style, reflecting the Tudor houses of England. Surrounding it are 5.5 hectares of beautifully crafted traditional lawns and gardens, with the Avon River meandering through the middle. The building is now used a restaurant and cafe, and the Gardens are open to the public. If you like you can take a relaxing punt down the Avon.”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“Houses the wild birds aviary's, rhododendron collections from around the world, winter gardens with tropical plants and a cafe.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“There's a steep track leading here off the end of Stonelaw Terrace. You can also link up with a walk through Ross Creek for a longer walk. At night there are glow worms visible on the trail back up to Ross Creek.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“View Wallaby's for free, stunning plant displays, childrens playground, Velodrome etc”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“A beautiful restored homestead with stunning gardens on the Avon River . Afternoon tea and cafe is situated in the homestead. Only a few minutes away , next to Hagley Park. It's peaceful and lovely paths to walk, ponds, rose gardens. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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“Beautiful old English ate gardens, ancient trees, riverways, ponting, Cafe and the Museum”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“Something for all the family. Duck pong, bird aviary, playground and beautiful grounds for walking. Grab an icecream first from the night n day opposite on queen street.”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“Trees and plants from around the world. Beautiful and serene. My 6 year old daughter loves it. $5 per adult.”
  • 1 local recommends
Botanical Garden
“Can walk through to the city and see our famous Avon River even hire a canoe and paddle along visiting many interesting places and homes. Also visit the museum which is very handy to the Botanical Gardens and indulge in the cities history.”
  • 1 local recommends