We arrived at about 3pm and spent the afternoon walking the paths and photographing the flowers. The venue is free and there is adequate parking and a restaurant. I am going... read more
"Where ideas grow'. Explore a garden of national significance that can...
"Where ideas grow'. Explore a garden of national significance that can delight, inspire, entertain and relax your senses. The collections of natives and exotics are complimented by lakes, the award winning Potter Children’s Garden and a growing collection of large scale outdoor sculpture by New Zealand artists.
Pack a picnic or enjoy lunch at Cafe miko, located in the Huakaiwaka Visitor Centre with views out over the gardens. Enjoy the changing centre displays introducing you to the beauty and fascinating facts about plants. View many of our sustainable initiatives from vegetated swales to green roofs.
Only 20 minutes from the city or airport Auckland Botanic Gardens is open every day of the year and entry is free.