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MUN Botanical Garden

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Beautiful oasis on campus

Attended a conference at MUN in late July and this garden was a beautiful oasis of calm. I... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Lorelai_23
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Nova Scotia
What a job they have done

We talked with a chap from the university and he was helpful, then did the trail thru the gardens... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Pat C
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Richmond Hill, Canada
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MUN Botanical Garden is the province's only botanical garden and consists of 44 hectares of cultivated gardens and nature trails, surrounding beautiful Oxen Pond. The trails and flower gardens are open daily, May - November. The Garden was...more
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306 Mt. Scio Rd. | Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5S7, Canada
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Attended a conference at MUN in late July and this garden was a beautiful oasis of calm. I especially loved the lupins and roses.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorelai_23
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We talked with a chap from the university and he was helpful, then did the trail thru the gardens and around the pond. The trail was well marked and fairly easy to do. Worth while.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Pat C
Reviewed September 13, 2018

love this place. amazing layout, beautiful garden, there are so much to see, the trails are well maintain, plants and flowers are categorized.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tmwhung
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Most exciting walk through in reaching this place and most interesting botanical displays. The garden is housed with hundreds of species.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rmuralik1972
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Really pleasant 1/2 day out. The garden is divided into a number of themes/types, all beautiful and interesting. There's a cafe and gift shop too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon D
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend a morning out at the botanical gardens. Gardens are beautifully laid out-lots of different plants to see. There are a few trails you can hike around the gardens. There are a few information boards to read along the trails....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PrincessDumpling
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Large garden set in a boreal forest along a lake. In addition to a fine collection of plants, there is a lovely walk through woods and a nice little cafe.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Somos50
Ian G, Guest Relations Manager at MUN Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your visit to our garden, trails and cafe!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

Nice place for a morning walk. Everything was in bloom when we were there. I especially liked all the different coloured rhodendrons. We are not gardeners, but for those that are, we saw lots of ways to make a creative yard.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kinles
Ian G, Guest Relations Manager at MUN Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed July 11, 2018

A must see place as far as we were concerned. So well laid out with nice display of the botanical names and the history of various plant origins. As we said a must visit spot.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chandu K
Ian G, Guest Relations Manager at MUN Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed July 10, 2018

The botanical gardens are small, but the trails around the Oxen Pond are super. One can choose easy level or steep and more challenging trails. The gardens have a small restaurant with limited selection of food, but good quality and service.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ian G, Guest Relations Manager at MUN Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thanks, Laura for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your overall visit!

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NicholleL2
March 21, 2017|
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Response from MUNBotanicalGarden | Property representative |
Hello Nicholle Thank you for your inquiry. Service animals only are permitted at the MUN Botanical Garden. Conveniently, there are several trails in the immediate area (i.e. right next to our parking lots) where you can... More
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OHtraveler74
January 14, 2015|
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Response from MUNBotanicalGarden | Property representative |
Hello My sincere apologies for not seeing your inquiry until now. We are located at 306 Mount Scio Road, which is off Throburn Road. The nearest bus stop (Metrobus) is on Route 10 at Marie's Mini Mart (heading west), and... More
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