Auckland Botanic Gardens, Auckland Region
(4.6/5 based on 190 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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  • Visited the gardens last weekend..Never been there before.. Four of us went.. had lunch first at the cafe.. i had carrot cake.. was not the best.. overkill of cinnamon. my son had wedges with bacon. c...  more »
  • Situated outside the city it's worth a visit if you have time and transport (I used bus and taxi) No admission charge. Play area for children right outside the reception area. Includes areas of bush i...  more »
  • Auckalnd Botanical Gardens are beautifully maintained. They have a veggie garden area, a children garden area, a duck pond and lots of sculptures and walks. One can spend an entire day at the garden a...  more »