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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

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Address: 6 Rolleston Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand
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+64 3-941 8999
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At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens...

At the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City, the Gardens are a place of ever-changing beauty. Showcasing flora and fauna of New Zealand and other parts of the world, the Gardens feature one of the finest collections of exotic and local plants in New Zealand.

With more than 1.1 Million visitors each year the Botanic Gardens are one of the Christchurch's most popular and well-loved attractions.

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It's a lovely walk in the nicely maintained gardens with lots of greenery and flowers around. In the mid of the day also one does not feel warm. Good place for short picnic any... read more

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

It's a lovely walk in the nicely maintained gardens with lots of greenery and flowers around. In the mid of the day also one does not feel warm. Good place for short picnic any time.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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We visited the gardens a couple of times - once to walk round the river loop and again to visit all the flower gardens in the central area including the rose garden. We also had tea in the cafe there. Absolutely beautiful. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely is one of favorites place in Christchurch! During the summer you'll find a gorgeous rose gardens! It's marvelous... You can spend hours and hours at this place!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Well maintained grounds. Lovely to walk through or share a family picnic. Caterpillar ride is a wonderful tourist experience, as well for residence every now and then

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It was nice to be in nature after walking and driving circles around the city. My favorite place in the garden was a tree with branches that bent to the ground. It was like a natural tent.

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Nuenen, The Netherlands
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Compared with botanic gardens in Sydney or Melbourne this was a really boring one.. No special plants or trees here..

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It is free and the flowers are fabulous. Take a couple of hours to fully enjoy the flowers and the various gardens

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Adelaide, Australia
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Wonderful spot to walk around and see the lovely plants, fountains and river. There was a band was on and they were great. Very nice spot to walk around.

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Caterpillar tour was so worth the time and money. Lovely gardens. Very informative guide. A well spent hour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Big area to wonder around, lots of different plants and flowers to photograph, and some of the trees are majestic!!

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