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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  • We arrived at 4:00, so had to move around quickly before the gates were locked, however, we were able to see lots of the gardens. It is amazing to think the place was formerly a quarry. It is inspirin...  more »
  • I regularly visit this garden sculpted out of an old quarry by volunteers. It is a truly magical place for a stroll or a brisk walk. The lake is a peaceful and beautiful place to relax after the walk ...  more »
  • My wife & I visited in full summer in 2000 and loved it, so we visited again Sept 2017 with 2 friends, our friends were very impressed and my wife & I congratulated the volunteer staff we met on all o...  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.
  • Wonderful place, Would well recommend for the food-friendly staff, and scenery :)
  • not sure if I just didnt get the full experience but a bit of a let down.

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