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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. To visit Dunedin Botanic Garden and get the most from your holiday in Dunedin, create itinerary details personal to you using our Dunedin attractions planning website .
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Dunedin Botanic Garden Reviews
They're said to be the oldest botanic gardens in NZ, and they are outstanding. Many different themed areas, but the rhododendron dell is just fabulous when they're all flowering. Many trails up the hi... more »
Kids get free bird friendly food to throw to the birds at the pond. Beautiful gardens and a great place to take the kids for a stroll and to feed some cheeky birds. Staff very friendly and helpful more »
beautiful place. great range of plants and trees. sometimes live music. my favourite thing to do is feed the ducks with the duck feed from the info centre. lots of fun as it attracts many birds near the duck pond.
Beautiful gardens, great place to feed the ducks and pigeons (bird food is free from the information desk), neat little playground, close to New World to go get some picnic food. A good walk up to the aviary with plenty of space to let child run round, wander through the gorgeous grounds, find a picnic spot and just relax. Carpark at top and bottom
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