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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  • Always worth a wander! This microclimate is amazing! Peaceful, free, nearby Free parking, well tended.  more »
  • Great for a stroll or sit and relax. There are some interesting corners like the Chinese section to look at.  more »
  • Beautifully laid out gardens with ducks and streams and bridges. Enjoyed these even though the weather a little drizzly.  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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
  • Really nice City Park. Well maintained and nice walks along ponds and a little stream. There is even a glasshouse with lots of different plants. There is free parking and the park is only a few minutes away from the city. Very peaceful and a good way to spend an hour or two. Lots of shade of shade for a summer picnic
  • Nice walking through looking at the flowers and trees. You also meet people there to.
  • Bigger than it looks. Relaxing and beautiful flowers and trees all over.
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