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The Gardens are set over 24 hectares of forest, scrub and cultivated land, and feature waterfalls, streams, a lake, and numerous historical ruins. Annual rainfall of 1500-2000 mm per year and New Zealand's highest average temperatures, Northland possesses a truly subtropical climate. These climatic conditions, coupled with the sheltered and heat-radiating properties of a stone quarry, create an ideal microclimate for growing a plethora of native and exotic subtropical plants. Whangarei Quarry Gardens is a wonderful work in progress - historically fascinating, botanically captivating, and a beautiful reflection of the power of community. In 2015 the Visitors Centre was completed, and with it The Quail Cafe, a great entry point to the garden.
Whangarei Quarry Gardens, 37a Russell Road, Kensington, Whangarei, Northland, 0112, New Zealand.
- Horaires d'ouverture :
- 9am - 5pm
- Mois de fonctionnement :
- Tous les mois de l'année
Équipements et caractéristiques
- Proximité de la ville :
- 5 minutes drive / 20 minutes walk.
Tarifs et conditions
|Adulte||$1.00 - $2.00|
- Autres frais :
- Entry is by gold coin donation. All proceeds go to plants for the Gardens.