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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  • We went to Oamaru Botanical Garden at 11/18, and many of the gardens were filled with green leaves, and the weather was comfortable for a stroll, and it was recommended that you walk.
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  • Lovely well maintained gardens with water running through them and a bird aviary. A nice, relaxing stroll towards the main town.  more »
  • We stayed in the Top 10 motor-camp which backs on to the gardens and has a pedestrian access gate to the gardens, making a really peaceful and quiet way for people to walk to the town and tourist attr...  more »
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  • 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
  • Beautuful, stunning fountain, and gorgeous birds, especially the cocatoo, Jack! Lovely to see plants down on embankment and dont feed ducks bread please!
  • Lovely gardens with history and well established trees and plants. Fun playground area, ponds, rose gardens, aviary, and more. Great for a stroll any time of the day.
  • Love the gardens! Jimmy the cockatoo and all the rabbits just make it!
  • A cool park that offers a variety of plants. It's not huge, so you can easily see the whole thing. Nice place for a picnic or a quick stroll.

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