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Great place for a peaceful walk :) Loads of interesting plants, see the ducks and art in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nelson, New Zealand

The Queen’s Gardens is a peaceful quiet place to visit and is conveniently located in town. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-546 0200
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A nice place to wander around - some interesting signage and a little Japanese garden to boot. To top it off it sits adajacent to the Suter Gallery whose cafe gives you some lovely views over the garden. Ideal if you're looking for somewhere for...More

2  Thank loocieloo2017
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Queens gardens are right in the centre of town and offer some tranquility next to the Maitai River. The gardens are beautiful and this would be a great place to bring younger kids to feed the ducks or to have a picnic in the warmer...More

1  Thank nicolem2013
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place for a peaceful walk :) Loads of interesting plants, see the ducks and art in the water. take the children :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Queen’s Gardens is a peaceful quiet place to visit and is conveniently located in town. The garden mainly has pretty exotic plants but also some natives and ferns. Waterfowl (introduced Mallards, hybrids and geese but also some native Cormorants) are in the water and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Queen's Gardens Nelson Gardens, Nature & Parks Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand +64 3-546 0200 Website Great Garden lots of interesting plans and trees to see. We had heard so much about this classical Victorian ornamental park with its unusual trees like Mt Atlas Cedar,...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Lovely area to walkl around, lots of plants and ducks to see. Then go to the cafe and enjoy their delicious food and coffee.

Thank Val_AlanMills
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Amazing place to relax after a walking to the centre of New Zealand at the top of the hill nearby this garden

Thank Guy Gomes S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

It's not very big and unless you stop for a picnic or just a rest you won't be here for more than 30 minutes. That said it is free and it is a nice little garden.

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is a wonderful garden to go for a stroll, look at the many plants and trees, relax in your dinner break or explore all the pathways with children :)

Thank Rose22Nelson
Reviewed 18 September 2018

These gardens are a short walk from the city centre, and are a lovely place to take time out. The gardens occupy a city block in area, and there are many water features: pools, a fountain, a water wheel, bridges ... . There is a...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Its a great place for a quiet walk, especially the japanese garden, very tranquil. watch out for duck poo around the edges of the ponds though!

Thank C0rnelia1234
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Food and service always of a high level. stunning outlook over the river to the Queens gardens and close to the Suter museum

Thank Sandralamb115
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