Auckland Botanic Gardens, Auckland Region

(4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Be inspired by the plant collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens, where you'll learn the story of cultivation, protection, and sustainability that have created these rich, diverse tributes to the natural world. The gardens house more than 10,000 plants from around the world, and attentive and careful planting makes each of the 23 individually themed collections a sight to behold year-round. Don't miss the children's garden, which tells kids (and adults!) about the fascinating lives of plants the world over, from cacti to insect-eating rarities. The interactive exhibits and cafes add to a holistic experience for the whole family, across 64 hectares (156 acres) of proudly protected land. Plan to see Auckland Botanic Gardens and other attractions that appeal to you using our Manukau trip itinerary planner.
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  • Auckland botanical gardens is situated right next to the southern motorway in Manurewa.The great garden.the native bushes takes us to the different environment,peaceful and covers a large area of mix ...  more »
  • We enjoyed a couple of hours wandering around the gardens but, possibly due to the time of the year, there wasn't much colour and presentation about the displays. We had lunch in the restaurant which ...  more »
  • We arrived late afternoon and walked around the gardens and enjoyed the sculptures. The cafe revived us and we had a short and peaceful visit. The planting is reasonable but perhaps still in early sta...  more »
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  • Wonderful place to spend a day with the family! There are many activities for kids and dogs are allowed in most areas. Cafe is quite good but I prefer to pack a picnic and find a spot under the trees to relax and enjoy.... best of all there is no entry fee, it is free for everyone to enjoy 😀
  • I've never seen such a huge botanic garden. The area is unbelievable huge. We spend like 7 hours there and didn't see everything. The whole park is super clean. There are benches everywhere. The park itself has several areas like gondwana land, roses, herbs (you can try all of theme), a child playground area, a desert area, a jungle with a small river, etc. There is also a visitor center with a restaurant and parking.
  • Quite good option for a family weekend! Nice walkway and café. The Potter children's garden is a great spot of collecting Pokemon stop if you a fun of Pokemon go.
  • This is one of the place should be in your bucket list. Very famous visitors place. Very popular for weddings & photography. They got nice restaurant inside & lot of green space for family outing.
  • Great place to spend a few hours with the kids. Lots of different areas and open spaces. Tadpoles, eels and ducks to watch.