Whangarei Quarry Gardens, Whangarei

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Wander through a subtropical oasis at Whangarei Quarry Gardens, a community garden project created by volunteers. Budding botanists will enjoy identifying native New Zealand plants as well as exotic flowers. Admire the waterfalls, spot the fish in the streams, or explore the mysterious tunnels in a beautiful environment. Pathways are wheelchair-friendly, and a cafe is on site. Before you leave, consider giving a donation to help pay for plants and equipment. By using our Whangarei travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Whangarei Quarry Gardens and other attractions in Whangarei.
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TripAdvisor
  • This place is amazing. Safe, beautiful walks with exotic plants, bubbling streams, paths through interesting old quarry ruins and a wonderful cafe at the end of your walk to sit and enjoy. Good parkin...  more »
  • It is a fabulous place - full of exotic plants. Loved the sensory garden, Its a really good walk up in thewestern hills there as well. Great cafe..  more »
  • Spend a couple of hours wandering around this development that was once an old quarry and now is beautifully landscaped and planted. Very peaceful despite being right in town. It will be quite an attr...  more »
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  • An amazing place for relaxing, plenty of local and exotic plants
  • Gotta try the sandwich place at the parking lot. Sandwich shop closed at 3 but the gardens close at 5
  • Attractive gardens created by local volunteers on the site of an old quarry.
  • Everyone should visit this gorgeous sanctuary tucked into the hills of Whangarei - great for plant lovers, walkers, tourists and people just needing a break in their journey.