Dunedin Botanic Garden

Hill views from sunny lawns, over 6,800 plant species and the birdsong of native Bellbird, Tui and wood pigeon – just some of the delights of the 28 hectare Dunedin Botanic Garden.


Rated as a Garden of International Significance, Dunedin Botanic Garden is the oldest in the country.
It offers formal garden beds on flat land and also more naturalistic plant collections on a sun facing slope.
Native birds can be seen in the aviary and the New Zealand Native Plant Collection shows what makes our native fauna so unique.
There is a cafe and a winter garden glasshouse provides a tropical retreat. Get free food from the information centre to feed the friendly local ducks.
Access to the botanic garden is free of charge and it is open every day of the year from dawn till dusk.
Guided tours can be booked.

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Physical address

Great King Street, Dunedin Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Half an hour's drive
Proximity to coach terminal:
Bus stops outside
Proximity to town:
Half an hour's walk

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Opening times

Business hours:
dawn till dusk
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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