Our aim is to make your visit to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens as enjoyable as we can.
Visit the friendly staff in the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre and learn about seasonal highlights or collect a map for your visit.
We have facilities and services that cater for all your needs including places to eat, drink, play or to just relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Take one of our tours around the Gardens, or just follow your nose, whatever the season and whichever way you go there will be plantings and displays to admire.
Design your own route within the Gardens using the map of Christchurch Botanic Gardens. The map highlights the different plant collections and shows the many routes available to visitors with approximate walk times.
Christchurch Botanic Gardens map [PDF 6.6MB]
A walking guide recommends 8 short routes to explore the Gardens and Hagley Park. Use the guide to discover the feature trees, artworks, plant collections as well as more about the park's history.