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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  • Its a nice walk and a great use of the old quarry. Would love if it was more educational and had more natives as well as exotics.  more »
  • Beautiful gardens. Peaceful, restful, enjoyable. Great place for children to use up energy although they need supervision as there are open bodies of water and steep drops. The paths are well maintain...  more »
  • There's an excellent modern cafe at the entrance but you really must press on, make a donation and walk around this disused quarry which is slowly being converted into an outstanding garden by an indu...  more »
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  • Great variety of native and imported plants - a veritable botanical garden in an unusual setting. Well worth a visit
  • Fantastic. Beautiful gardens. They can be proud. Well worth a visit!
  • Beautiful place volunteer project. Lake, plants, walks, vistas. Lovely information centre and excellent cafe.
  • Just a beautiful place. Lovely to.walk around and see fauna from around the world.
  • Really excellent place to wander through. Make you realise how sub tropical it is up here.
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