Whangarei Quarry Gardens, Whangarei

4.5
#2 of 10 in Parks in Whangarei
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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  • August 13, 2017
    I took my Grandchild here in the school holidays. We pretended we were blind and smelt and listened and tasted. We sat and had our packed lunch just sitting feeding the ducks and having fun. We picked...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Great place to visit with family and friends. Beautiful to walk on the little pathways or sit in the sun on one of the many benches. It can get busy with tourist, but always worth the visit. Also pop ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    All you need is a few fairies or elves for the magic to come alive. This disused quarry, first restored by a group of ardent volunteers and now taken over by the council, this restoration has it all.....  more »
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  • We love these gardens any time of the year and visit them from Auckland. Today we were pleasantly surprised with the decorated rocks hidden around the gardens for kids to hunt - very cool idea. First time ever we visited the new caffee and like it very much - good food, friendly service and pretty decor. Wonderful experience for the whole family.
  • It was great place for kids to run off that wet weather energy... they loved the tunnels and the waterfalls ..
  • Nice place beautiful garden created in a quarry. Good for bush walk. Hiking and relaxing.
  • not sure if I just didnt get the full experience but a bit of a let down.
  • Wonderful place, Would well recommend for the food-friendly staff, and scenery :)

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