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Hamilton Gardens Vacation Packages (Flight + Hotel)
Vacation Travel Guide

From the peaceful Japanese Zen Garden to the explosion of color in the Indian Char Bagh Garden, anyone who loves nature will enjoy this man-made paradise.

A stroll through the Hamilton Garden’s Paradise Collection is a journey through three different continents, taking in some of the world’s most diverse gardening traditions.

Although it’s just one section within Hamilton Garden’s 140 acres (58 hectares) of space,the Paradise Collection is by far the most popular. Other collections include local plants, a perfume garden and roses.

The curving water features in the American Modernist Garden make a striking contrast with the classical feel in the Italian Renaissance Garden, where ornate statues of mythical figures watch over ordered rows of neatly shaped shrubs.

Wander through the English Flower Garden, with its box hedges and weathered brick paths. One of the earliest examples of garden design is in the Chinese Scholars Garden.

The most educational of the other sections in the Hamilton Gardens is the Productive Collection, which features a working kitchen garden as well as an example of how the average family can make their own garden sustainable.

This collection also holds the impressive Te Parapara, the country’s first dedicated public Māori garden. It showcases plants that are culturally and agriculturally significant to the native people of New Zealand and describes techniques they use.

Find a perfume garden, complete with Chinese Pavilion, in the Fantasy Collection and head to the Cultivar Collection to see a stunning rose garden and rhododendron lawn.

In the center of the gardens, The Pavilion is home to the Hamilton Gardens Café where you can buy a range of snacks and meals. Stop here to enjoy an open-air lunch amid the floral displays.

Take a self-guided tour with the map you can download from the Hamilton Gardens website. For a different view of the gardens, jump on board the Waikato River Explorer, which departs from the gardens. The 90-minute cruise is very scenic, especially in the fall.

The Hamilton Gardens are close to downtown, free to enter and open daily. There are regular events, and any day of the year you can enjoy a picnic lunch with family or friend

Top Hotels Close to Hamilton Gardens

Novotel Tainui Hamilton
Novotel Tainui Hamilton
4.5 out of 5
7 Alma Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $166 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

This family-friendly Hamilton hotel is located in the business district, just steps away from Hamilton Central Business District and SkyCity Hamilton. Waikato ...

4.4/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"The staff are very friendly and helpful. The facilities are good and very good location. The car park is not very convenient and need to pay."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Novotel Tainui Hamilton
VR Hamilton
VR Hamilton
4 out of 5
237 Victoria Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $85 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in the heart of Hamilton, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Waikato Museum of Art and History and SkyCity Hamilton. Waikato Hospital and Hamilton Gardens ...

3.1/5 (990 reviews)

"Excellent location and beautiful rooms. Friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 2, 2020

VR Hamilton
Ventura Inn & Suites Hamilton
Ventura Inn & Suites Hamilton
3.5 out of 5
23 Clarence Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $126 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in the heart of Hamilton, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Waikato Museum of Art and History, SkyCity Hamilton and Waikato Hospital. Hamilton Gardens ...

4.3/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"Rooms are great, clean and in very good condition. Continental breakfast was excellent and a very nice seating area. Ample parking around the building, some covered. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2020

Ventura Inn & Suites Hamilton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Hamilton Gardens Vacation Packages (Flight + Hotel)

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Best Lodging Options Near Hamilton Gardens

Novotel Tainui Hamilton
Novotel Tainui Hamilton
4.5 out of 5
7 Alma Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $166 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
Novotel Tainui Hamilton
VR Hamilton
VR Hamilton
4 out of 5
237 Victoria Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $85 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
VR Hamilton
Ventura Inn & Suites Hamilton
Ventura Inn & Suites Hamilton
3.5 out of 5
23 Clarence Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $126 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
Ventura Inn & Suites Hamilton
Days Hotel & Suites Hamilton
Days Hotel & Suites Hamilton
3 out of 5
287 Victoria Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $98 per night from Dec 26 to Dec 27
Days Hotel & Suites Hamilton
Albert Court Motor Lodge
Albert Court Motor Lodge
4.5 out of 5
29 Albert Street, Hamilton
The price is CA $127 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
Albert Court Motor Lodge
Aspen Manor Motel
Aspen Manor Motel
3 out of 5
209 Grey Street, Hamilton
Aspen Manor Motel
The Two Greys
The Two Greys
3.5 out of 5
78-80 Grey Street, Hamilton
The Two Greys
Villa on Grey Street
Villa on Grey Street
3.5 out of 5
80 Grey Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton
Villa on Grey Street
Holiday Homes on Grey St
Holiday Homes on Grey St
3.5 out of 5
78-80 Grey Street, Hamilton
Holiday Homes on Grey St
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.