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Tips from locals
Beautiful plants and trees from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa. Lots of hummingbirds and bunnies in the right season. Nice gift shop. Tables and benches to picnic. Nice walking paths. Right next to the UCSF Organic Farm.
If you love plants and flowers this is a good place to check out. Great gift shop, too.
highly diverse botanical gardens with 50 year old famous collection in the UCSC campus, with staggering view of Monterey Bay
An amazing arboretum - santa cruz natives collections, mediterranean collection, new zealand collection, south africa collection. If you love plants, flower, pollinators, fragrance and texture of Nature's wonder - go here! Afterwards check out the campus for beautiful walks and views.