Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin
(4.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Just a short distance from the city center, Dunedin Botanic Garden serves as a quiet retreat for locals and visitors alike. New Zealand's oldest botanic garden, it encompasses a number of elegant turn-of-the-century structures, including a fountain from 1890 and iron gates from 1907. The popular Edwardian conservatory features a tropical house, subtropical collection, and cacti and succulents display. Take your time strolling through the garden's winding paths to reveal an herb garden, aviary, and over 100 different species of rhododendrons. Those traveling with kids won't want to miss the duck pond and children's playground. With our international travel planner, Dunedin attractions like Dunedin Botanic Garden can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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TripAdvisor
  • We visited a couple of days ago, luckily it wasn't raining. The rhododendrons looked great. It is quite a steep climb up to the rhododendron dell but there are several bushes quite near the entrance i...  more »
  • I've never seen rhododendrons as beautiful and so many colours. There are trees that were planted ages ago and still they bear flowers as though they were only a few years old. Congratulations I reall...  more »
  • The Botanic Garden was just across from our hotel and it was a delight to visit especially for free. The garden had so many beautiful flowers even though it was still early spring. Plenty of walking p...  more »
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  • A stunning place all year round, so peaceful. A great place to unwind while taking a stroll around all the different gardens.
  • Fantastic gardens, well laid out, beautifully cared for, good facilities
  • I love the wilds of the upper gardens, but there are so many different spaces to explore.
  • Beautiful gardens to walk through or have a picnic in the park
  • Nice place to meet with friends, good food