Otago, Invercargill, and Stewart Island Sights

Botanic Gardens

  • 50 The Octagon Map It
  • Dunedin
  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

Relax and enjoy the birdsong of bellbirds, woodpigeon, and tūi amid 70 acres of international and native flora at New Zealand's first ever public garden. Some 6,800 plant species thrive on flatlands and hillsides ranging up from Central Dunedin, providing amazing seasonal displays of foliage. Attractions include an aviary, a winter garden hothouse, a comprehensive native plant collection, and the spectacular Rhododendron Dell. Parking at the lower part of the gardens, off Cumberland Street, affords easier access than the Opoho end, which is steeper, but both parts are worth visiting.

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50 The Octagon, Dunedin, Otago, 9016, New Zealand

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  • Free

Published 08/30/2016


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