Oamaru Public Gardens, Oamaru

4.7
Survey the selection of plant and animal life while taking a leisurely walk at Oamaru Public Gardens, conveniently placed right in the middle of town. The gardens elements include a rhodendron dell and azalea lawn, as well as an aviary and peacock house. A rose garden tops it all off as the main centerpiece. Several ornaments adorn the gardens, but the highlight is the elegant Italian Carrara marble fountain as you enter the lawn from the main entrance. Also keep an eye out for the Wonderland statue, a feature of the gardens since 1926. A children's play area makes this a family-friendly spot. Add Oamaru Public Gardens to your Oamaru travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Oamaru trip planner .
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  • Naturally this attraction cannot be expected to match the big budgets of major city botanic gardens but this will exceed your anticipation. So much variation and always somewhere a touch of special ex...  more »
  • Since not visiting the Publich Gardens we were looking forward because we heard a lot of improvements, especially the reinstallation of the famous fountain. We've been not disappointed. All grounds ar...  more »
  • The staff had did a good job in keeping the park clean and beautiful. Take a photo with Peter Pan and Wendy when you visit this park.  more »
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  • Wonderful garden, it is good to stop by and go on a picnic. You would observe that gardeners really take good care of these flowers and grass. There is also a small green house, plenty species of plants in there, Impressive! So, take your time to appreciate flowers.
  • Beautiful, tranquil. Excellent for families and picnicing. Lots of different spaces including a play ground area. The duck pond and rotunda were my favourite areas for the space and serenity. A must see in Oamaru.
  • These would have to be just about tge best public gardens i have been in. Absolutely beautiful with something for everyone.
  • Must see in Oamaru. A great place to wander through, good for the causal visitor or or keen gardener. The childrens playground is safe and fun for all ages and has Humpty Dumpty painted world famous Donna Demente. Something to see in all seasons.
  • Just wow! So much to look at and beautiful views and awesome track to walk. My kids loved the averies and the paddling pool. Such a cool place for the babies to hang out
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