Whangarei Quarry Gardens, Whangarei
(4.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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
  • Wow - what a surprise - the garden is obviously a labour of love for those who work there. If you enter the garden via the cafe, then you can pick up an information leaflet which includes details of t...  more »
  • The work that has gone into forming this garden is fantastic. We learnt what it was like before the gardens were established. Great work by all the volunteers 
  • Beautiful peaceful and fascinating place to visit. I am not a gardener but this makes me want to plant a garden. Lots of lovely smells from the plants. Suitable for all ages. Kids will think it is mag...  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.