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Parnell Rose Gardens

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Address: Gladstone and Judges Bay Rds., Auckland, New Zealand
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Must visit in the blooming season

Known as the Parnell Rose Garden. Very beautifully built and maintained. Awesome views to the Harbor. A must visit in the blooming season.

Reviewed 21 October 2016
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Known as the Parnell Rose Garden. Very beautifully built and maintained. Awesome views to the Harbor. A must visit in the blooming season.

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Chirnside Park, Australia
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Well worth a look if you like roses...a lovely walk amongst the flowers. There is also a free festival in November each year.

Thank Merribas
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited this garden early October since it was just in front of our hotel. Most of the flower plants were not in bloom, but the ones that were in bloom were quite amazing. The roses were huge and were of different colors. A bud would fully bloom in two days. This is a nice place to stroll in. Benches... More 

Thank vic10101
Unity, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It's very fresh smelling here. The rose garden is gorgeous although we went in the spring season, so not many of the roses had bloomed yet. Stroll around and take the trails. Go see the water front called Taurarua Judges Bay.

Thank Sunshine H
Brasilia, DF
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

There are a lot of flowers, mainly roses, and it's really well treated. There's a park around that you can go for a walk and have a look at the Orakey Basin

Thank Camilacfc
New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely gardens and walk down to Judges Bay. We stayed at the hotel opposite and this was a great find.

Thank AkiwiNewZealand
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely old gardens. Very well looked after. Lovely tea rooms. Roses had just been pruned but plenty to see here. Lovely cafe across the road. Plenty of easy parking.

Thank Stephgstewart
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely place with or without the roses in bloom. Sweeping views over the port, city and harbour. Wonderful to have a large green space so close to the city.

Thank Rebecca d
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Surrounded by stunning old houses, a pretty and relaxing walk before moving on to the myriad of quirky shops and cafes in this pretty area.

Thank SarahB1957
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Nice clean grounds with toilet facilities and good parking. You can follow the paths down to the water also. Accessible by pram or wheelchair. Recommend you visit in Spring/Summer when the roses bloom as the rose part is quite bare in Winter.

Thank darrenmasters2016

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