Hamilton Gardens

Explore an enchanting world of secret gardens from around the world at Hamilton Gardens; the Waikato region's most popular tourist destination.

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Transport yourself through time and to far-flung corners of the world. Meander through a lush tropical jungle, visit ancient China and indulge yourself in a Renaissance Prince’s 16th century garden. Five garden collections have been created to delight the senses, with some garden concepts reaching back 4,000 years.

Hamilton Gardens is a conceptual garden based in the Waikato that explores the context, history and meaning of gardens through time, and from around the world. It is internationally recognised for its unique concept and is the Waikato region’s most popular tourist destination.

Physical address

Hamilton Gardens, Cobham Drive, Hamilton East, Hamilton, Hamilton - Waikato, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
October - March 7am - 8pm. April - September 7am - 5.30pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Proximity to coach terminal:
Hamilton Gardens is a 5 minute drive from the centre of Hamilton.
Proximity to town:
Hamilton Gardens is a 5 minute drive from the centre of Hamilton.

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