The Garden

Any trip to Wellington City must include a visit to Wellington Botanic Garden, located in the heart of New Zealand’s capital city.
Wellington Botanic Garden is classified as a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is a Historic Places Trust Heritage Area.
This public garden is maintained by Wellington City Council, with active support from The Friends of the Wellington Botanic Garden.

Visit the Wellington Gardens website to find all the ways you make your visit special. On their website, you can find maps, information on self-guided walks, and upcoming Events including our Guided Walks.

Wellington Gardens website

About Wellington Gardens

Wellington Botanic Garden is one of a family of four public gardens that together make up Wellington Gardens. The gardens include:

  • Wellington Botanic Garden
  • Otari-Wilton’s Bush
  • Bolton Street Cemetery
  • Truby King Park

Other friends groups help look after these gardens, including:

Other favourite places

Wellington Botanic Garden is located within walking distance of the commercial and shopping heart of the city and the distinctive Beehive parliamentary building. It is only a short distance from the National Museum – Te Papa.

Other special places to visit in Wellington include:

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