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Wellington Botanic Garden: Tours & Tickets

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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...more
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101 Glenmore Street, 6012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Caught the Cable Car up to the gardens and then walked around and down to the bottom back to the Begonia House cafe. Great day and absolutely lovely food. recommend to do this if in Wellington as only 10 NZ dollars for the cable car...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are excellent to visit on a sunny day. There are lots of great parts and if you try to visit the. All it could easily take you most of the day. There is a good rose garden with a cafe and green house....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Botanical Gardens to wander through after getting the cable car up from the city. Some of the paths aren't entirely signposted, but it's all nice to look at so there's no harm in getting lost.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank adamd71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have never seen these Botanical Gardens you are in for a treat, especially on a lovely sunny day. The secret is to go up in the cable car and walk down through the gardens. It is a lovely tranquil setting, take a book,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank John491
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spring in the Wellington Botanic Garden is a dazzling experience with many native plants (such as the kowhai tree) and non-natives (the tulip display) in bloom. I took the charming Wellington cable car to the top of the hill and wound my way down to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ruinsgal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here today and it is stunning. A jewel in Wellington’s Crown. Great tracks to follow with ground markers. Beautiful plants and people smiling everywhere. Thankyou to the Ground Keepers u do an amazing job

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon so along with alot of other people enjoying the weather. Tulips are stunning and worth a walk around the Botanical gardens. We were going to have a cup of tea but a big tour bus slipped in before...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank leoniec215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a taxi to reach the garden. The trolley was not operating that day and there was a bus provided. Was a beautiful day and so were the tulips in the small patch. The roses are pruned. Saw 2 families of ducklings. The direction...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Travel3652
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i was quite disappointing the way they had confused us with the maps, there were two markings a yellow and blue path .we got lost following it .basically we did the basic walk and the rose gardens had not bloomed yet and the covered plants...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Saintjoan2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wellington Botanical Gardens are situated high on the hill above the city, it is a wonderful relaxing space to explore, although not flat, the gardens are spread out over the hills, the pathways are sealed or compacted dirt. There are a variety of themed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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muihui
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.
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muihui
25 November 2017|
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Response from CameronP938 | Reviewed this property |
Roses should be in blossom in the rose garden, different types are planted to blossom at different times of the year.
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karenhU8470KQ
11 September 2017|
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Response from X8665IRdebbieb | 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?
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