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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

4.6/5190 Reviews
Botanical Garden

Business Hours

Courtyard: November - February 7:00-21:00, March and October 7:00-20:30, April-September 7:00-18:30.

Address

Rolleston Ave, Christchurch City Centre, Christchurch 8013

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About Christchurch Botanic Gardens

If you want to see why Christchurch is the "garden city," then the Botanic Gardens are a must-visit. You can arrive as early as 7 AM to experience this magnificent collection of flora from New Zealand and elsewhere - and best of all, you are sure to notice quickly that admission is free! Did you know that the Botanic Gardens were launched in 1863 with the simple planting of just one English Oak Tree? Today, you can see that the Botanic Gardens are more than just trees - the Botanic Gardens consist of 21 hectares boasting trails, art, plants, a cafe, and conservatories. Before your visit, double check that the facilities you want to visit are open, as in the wake of the earthquake, several buildings have been temporarily closed for earthquake strengthening work.
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Helpful Information

1.There are many flowers and plants in this scenic area and it is advisable not to pick or damage them.2.For those who self-drive there, please take note that there are parking charges at the carpark beside the botanic garden.
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The Christchurch Botanic Garden was built over natural wetlands and dunes and it covers a land area of 30 hectares. Within it is 10 theme gardens and most of them are situated in the basin of the Avon River. There are more than 10,000 types of New Zealand vegetation here, and at different seasons they will flourish and display their splendors and colors. The best way to enjoy this resplendent city garden is to stroll through it or to have a coffee at the cafeteria there to experience the relaxing moment.
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