Wellington Botanic Garden

Stunning views, unique landscape, exotic forests, diverse plant collections, colourful floral gardens, walking tracks, Treehouse Visitor Centre, children’s play area, gift shop and café. Free entry.

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Wellington Botanic Garden – one of New Zealand’s jewels. Enjoy our stunning views, unique landscape, exotic and native forests, diverse plant collections and colourful floral gardens, such as the award-winning Lady Norwood Rose Garden and the springtime massed tulip displays. Just minutes away from the city, the Garden offers beauty and intrigue all year.

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The Garden also has a Treehouse Visitor Centre, duck pond, sculpture trail, a garden shop, Picnic café, and walking tracks for all levels of interest and fitness. The Begonia House is open 9am - 4pm in winter and 9am - 5pm in summer. The Treehouse Visitor Centre is open 9am - 4pm on weekdays.

Entry is free to this Garden of National Significance.


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Physical address

Wellington Botanic Garden, 101 Glenmore Street, Thorndon, Wellington Central, Wellington, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Dawn to dusk
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
25 minute drive to airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
15 minute walk
Proximity to town:
15 minute walk to central Wellington

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