Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens

Location: Hagley Park, West of Central City

Phone: (03) 941 8999

Hours: The Gardens are open every day of the year at 7am till sunset

Price: Admission is free.


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Touring Info: “Take a fascinating 90-minute walking tour of the Gardens with an expert guide. All tours start at 1.30pm daily from mid-
September to mid-May. Meet outside the Gardens’ entrance by the Canterbury Museum. Group tours by arrangement all year, please phone (03) 384 3475 to arrange.”

and “A continuous guided tour of the gardens from 10am to 4pm aboard electric shuttles. Winter hours 11am to 3pm. Tickets available on board or at”

Info: “The Gardens are an oasis in the city of Christchurch – 21 hectares of horticultural displays, several conservatories, memorials, garden art and walking tracks.”

A map of the Botanic Garden can be found here. And you can find a walking guide here.

The Armagh Street Carpark is open from 7am to 6:30pm and there is a playground very close to that carpark. Toilets are open. The café and some of the buildings are currently closed from the earthquakes.

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