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MUN Botanical Garden

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Beautiful hikes in summer

We have hiked and toured here in the summer months while in the province. Must say, a very relaxing... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
dylan r
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Toronto, Canada
Three wonderful visits

I have spent a significant portion of my life living in St. John's decades ago, but never visited... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2019
tom h
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Brasilia, DF
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MUN Botanical Garden is the province's only botanical garden and consists of 44 hectares of cultivated gardens and nature trails, surrounding beautiful Oxen Pond. The trails and flower gardens are open daily, May - November. The Garden was...more
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306 Mt. Scio Rd. | Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5S7, Canada
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

We have hiked and toured here in the summer months while in the province. Must say, a very relaxing breathtaking experience. So much care is put into the grounds, the flowers, the shrubs, the trees. A true gardeners delight. We are especially fond of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 January 2019

I have spent a significant portion of my life living in St. John's decades ago, but never visited this wonderful oasis of calm and beauty. In general terms the Avalon peninsula is the epitome of the description of NL as "the Rock". So now as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Attended a conference at MUN in late July and this garden was a beautiful oasis of calm. I especially loved the lupins and roses.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We talked with a chap from the university and he was helpful, then did the trail thru the gardens and around the pond. The trail was well marked and fairly easy to do. Worth while.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

love this place. amazing layout, beautiful garden, there are so much to see, the trails are well maintain, plants and flowers are categorized.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tmwhung
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Most exciting walk through in reaching this place and most interesting botanical displays. The garden is housed with hundreds of species.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rmuralik1972
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Really pleasant 1/2 day out. The garden is divided into a number of themes/types, all beautiful and interesting. There's a cafe and gift shop too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend a morning out at the botanical gardens. Gardens are beautifully laid out-lots of different plants to see. There are a few trails you can hike around the gardens. There are a few information boards to read along the trails....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PrincessDumpling
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Large garden set in a boreal forest along a lake. In addition to a fine collection of plants, there is a lovely walk through woods and a nice little cafe.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Somos50
Ian G, Guest Relations Manager at MUN Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your visit to our garden, trails and cafe!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Nice place for a morning walk. Everything was in bloom when we were there. I especially liked all the different coloured rhodendrons. We are not gardeners, but for those that are, we saw lots of ways to make a creative yard.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kinles
Ian G, Guest Relations Manager at MUN Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit!

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NicholleL2
21 March 2017|
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Response from MUNBotanicalGarden | Property representative |
Hello Nicholle Thank you for your inquiry. Service animals only are permitted at the MUN Botanical Garden. Conveniently, there are several trails in the immediate area (i.e. right next to our parking lots) where you can... More
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OHtraveler74
14 January 2015|
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Response from MUNBotanicalGarden | Property representative |
Hello My sincere apologies for not seeing your inquiry until now. We are located at 306 Mount Scio Road, which is off Throburn Road. The nearest bus stop (Metrobus) is on Route 10 at Marie's Mini Mart (heading west), and... More
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