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Dunedin Botanic Garden

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The Dunedin Botanic Garden is New Zealand's first botanic garden and holds the status of six star Garden of International Significance. ArbNet, the global network for tree-focussed professionals, has accredited the Botanic Garden as level III. The...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Corner of Great King Street and Opoho Road, Dunedin, New Zealand
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+64 3-477 4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we went the flowers were all out, what a lovely show.,you could walk a few miles, it is a bit steep in places, but other wise there are some on the flat. There is a childrens play area, also a caf'e were you can...More

Thank 627sarah1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are at the Univ. of Otago, the botanical garden is not far away. Otherwise, I would advise driving. It is a very impressive botanical garden and one should plan to spend more than an hour there. The trees and flowers, the pond and...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit these gardens several times each time I am in Dunedin. They are great for getting away from the crowds and there are so many different areas to them. Make the effort to find the aviary which has a number of interesting birds, including...More

Thank JeffroNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dunedin Botanic gardens has such a vast array of plants, trees & shrubs that one visit is not enough to see everything in its full glory. Several visits through different seasons is a must to see everything in their full glory. Rose gardens, Camelia and...More

Thank karencookson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One could easily spend a whole day there, if not more. They even have a restaurant for the occasional chill and bite. The tracks and walking paths seem endless, the place is just huge. In certain spots, you get nice views of the city. My...More

Thank leothekiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful gardens, such beauty and well looked after. We spent a long time just walking through the gardens, taking in the beauty of it all. Would recommend if you’re looking to kill a few hours.

Thank OrlRosDav145
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This flower that is the worlds largest and stinkiest has never flowered in Dunedin before. It’s supposed to smell like rotting meat. Apparently lots of people are grossly offended by the smell but I found it strangely comforting. The corpse flower is set up in...More

Thank basketcasejax
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Recently a friend and I made the trek up to the Botanic Gardens. We thoroughly enjoyed the aviary and paths of the gardens but found that the signage in the park was difficult to follow. Many of the signs pointed the wrong way which meant...More

Thank notwaltermitty
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely well established gardens and trees with tranquil spot for a refreshing snack. Some beutiful birds including a varuety of parrots in the upper area which has its own car park but a bit of a climb from the bottom. There is a car park...More

Thank jeff l
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This was an unusual botanical garden, as it was quite large and involved quite a few walking trails, as opposed to manicured gardens that I was expecting (they have these too). It was a nice respite.

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