Whangarei Quarry Gardens, Whangarei

4.5
#2 of 12 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. Add Whangarei Quarry Gardens and other attractions to your Whangarei trip itinerary using our Whangarei travel route planner .
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  • This is a Garden that offers many ‘different’ subtropical plants that are rarely seen in gardens. On a sunny day a leisurely walk around this charming oasis is an absolute pleasure. There is a delight...  more »
  • An old quarry has been rehabilitated, largely by volunteers. And the plants are doing SO WELL! I would also recommend the Quarry Arts Centre, which is at a separate location.  more »
  • This place was a real revelation. An abandoned quarry was donated for public use, and developed over the last 20 years into a stunning and varied garden. You are asked to pay a gold coin donation, whi...  more »
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  • Absolutely stunning, so many different areas to explore. Picnic amounts the flaura and fauna or eat in at the cafe.
  • 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.
  • Beautiful garden created out of an old quarry.
  • Not very big. The views there are ok but not great enough.
  • It was great place for kids to run off that wet weather energy... they loved the tunnels and the waterfalls ..

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