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
  • Well worth the short detour to this lovely garden setting of beautiful flowers and ferns and a rewarding big pool at the top of this old landscaped quarry. They have done a great job. There is a nice ...  more »
  • explore where you want with no charge but the opportunity to donate a dollar or two. good variety of choices of coffees at the restaurant too. 
  • The Quarry Gardens in Whangarei would have to be one of the hidden tourist secrets (for garden lovers) North of Auckland. Entirely maintained by volunteers it offers a variety of shorter and medium wa...  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.