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Government Gardens

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Nice buildings and gardens. A lot of flowers and plantations in spring. The rose garden was beautiful without many people. We had a good walk from the shops to the lakeside and walk around to the back of the gardens. It's also a very easy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank krystalniys
Reviewed 3 days ago

I walked around the goverment gardens. They are pretty, well kept and enjoyable. Worth the stroll and close to town.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lauren k
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well kept gardens lovely rose gardens and a steaming pool.. just some of the delights here.. the main house is closed due to the earthquake in 2011 however the baths are open opposite.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hjohnnacepilot50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely area of Rotorua where you can just go for a stroll and be surrounded by stunning flora and fauna.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ascottowers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth while visiting Government Gardens. Well laid out especially on Remembrance Day. Able to take the time to appreciate what others have sacrificed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully kept gardens with some geo thermal areas . Stunning Government house, now a museum sadly closed currently but with plans to re open. Peaceful war memorial

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank simonsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very convenient, open, free, we liked the open atmosphere of the space and bowling fields in front of the building, many benches to sit on

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roman W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice level and easy-to-walk-through garden. All looks pristine and well cared for. A great shame is that Government House is still closed without a sign that anything is going to happen anytime soon. Check out the Blue Pool Pavillion; it is open and a nicely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michaelgo26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely gardens which are well maintained. Roses looking particularly good. A pity that the museum is closed for the foreseeable future.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed the abundant floral displays and current artworks throughout the gardens. Walks were easy but a bike would have taken us further along the trail

Date of experience: October 2018
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Steven C
November 7, 2018|
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Yes sadly , but the gardens are worth visiting