Wellington Botanical Garden, Wellington

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Wellington Botanical Garden, Wellington - Address, Phone Number

Address: 101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand

Phone: +64-44991400

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Wellington Botanical Garden, Wellington

Classified as a ‘Garden of National Significance’ by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture, the Wellington Botanical Garden is also a ‘Historic Places Trust Heritage Area’. Spread across 25 hectares, the garden is popular with locals as well as tourists. Established in 1868, the Wellington Botanical Garden comprises of a unique landscape, protected native forest, specialized and exotic tree collections, beautiful flowering plants and it also offers a rocking view of the city of Wellington!

Wellington Botanical Garden Information

  • Due to hilly terrain, most of the places at the Botanical Garden are not wheelchair accessible.

Wellington Botanical Garden Ticket Prices

  • Guided tours are held every third Sunday and fourth Monday of the month. The cost is $4 per person.

Wellington Botanical Garden Opening and Closing Hours

Begonia House Gift Shop timings:

  • October to March: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • April to September: Weekdays (closed on Tuesday): 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Weekends: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Treehouse Visitor Centre timings:

  • Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Weekends of November to April: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Weekends of May to October: closed.

How To reach Wellington Botanical Garden by Public Transport

  • Wellington Cable car off Lambton Quay takes one to the top of the Botanical Garden.
  • Bus number 3 Karori bus and number 13 Mairangi travel to the garden.

Restaurants Near Wellington Botanical Garden

  • Cafe at Begonia House
  • Carrying picnic baskets is recommended.

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  • Most amazing and beautiful location for a good walk, spend quality time with your family and friends, spend time with your young ones and just to relax. The rose garden is amazingly beautiful and the ambiance is marvelous. Herbal garden is a must visit location and it has some amazing native plants. Cactus garden is another beautiful location. Overall a must visit location in Wellington. Make sure to take cable car...

  • I love the gardens. Haven't been to any like this before. In between the hills you need good walking shoes as there's a lot of up and down tracks. Can spend ages walking round all the different ways. . Perfectly located next to the Wellington tram 🚋 car. No need to o walk up or drive up. And a great cafe right next door. Amazing views from the lookout in the gardens as well. .

  • HUGE gardens with an amazing view of the city, Well worth coming to. Entrance into the astronomy building isn't cheap, but you can enjoy all of the park facilities for free. The rose gardens are also super nice and well worth visiting. Bring a picnic!

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  • Wonderful botanic garden with great and creative ideas for plants and sculptures. You can easily spend at least an hour here on a great day. The view is also quite good. Many plants and trees with many information about them.

  • I go here every couple of years, and each time I wonder, "Why don't I come here more often?" It's big enough to not get bored wit the layout, and the scenery changes frequently. Beautiful.

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