Dunedin Chinese Garden, Dunedin

(3.9/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Escape the bustle of the city at the tranquil Dunedin Chinese Garden, designed in the style of late Ming/early Qing gardens. Sheltered by 4 m (14 ft) walls, wander the paths from courtyard to courtyard, among immaculately landscaped vegetation that changes with the turning of the seasons. In addition to a large lake, the garden features a traditional tea house, serving Chinese teas, steamed buns, and dumplings. Puzzles and games offer mental diversion, while an audio guide explains the history of the Chinese in Dunedin. Plan your visit to Dunedin Chinese Garden and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Dunedin tour planner.
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  • If you enjoy gardening then you may want to visit this. Its ok but would not rate it highly as a must visit. Best part for me was putting on Chinese traditional garmet to have my husband take a photo ...  more »
  • Gold coin donation to get in on Chinese New Year's Eve. Usually $9 for an adult. It is a small place but well worth it on an evening like this. On the 11th of February for normal price but they have f...  more »
  • Such a beautiful, calming, tranquil place in the city. I could've spent all day just sitting and relaxing at this place. Excellent craftsmanship of the structures - very authentic. The information pro...  more »
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  • It's not too bad; but all the money that was spent on it I don't think it's as good as it could have been. I've been to the one in Sydney and it was really great. I guess there's a big difference between Sydney and Dunedin in size though. Would be good if had decent Chinese cafe for a start.
  • It was such a peaceful place to be within a busy city. It represents the cultural diversity and the very hardworking Chinese who came to this country so long ago. I would to return again.
  • Really peaceful here. Nice as a change of scenery from the usual gardens/parks.
  • Amazing place, good tea, very peaceful
  • It was a very tranquil place with beautiful gardens and wondeful atmosphere