Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin
(4.7/5 based on 700+ 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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  • We were absolutely blown away at how gorgeous the different varieties of Rhododendrons were displayed here. We couldn't get ov the vibrant colors. The garden is spectacular and we could have spent mor...  more »
  • The Botanic Garden is quite extensive and on levels. You need to be able to climb up and down hilly landscape. We were their during their spring (end of Nov.) and saw lots of bloombing flowers, wonder...  more »
  • What a pretty place to get your walk in. Lots of flowers blooming. Check out the rose garden. There is an upper and lower section so see both. 
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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