Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Welcome to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. From the spring drifts of daffodils, spectacular summer roses, stunning autumn leaf displays and cosy conservatories to explore over winter, there's something to delight in every season.

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Free entry.

  Current opening hours
Botanic Gardens 7am to 9pm November to February
  7am to 8.30pm March and October
  7am to 6.30pm April to September
Visitor Centre & ilex Cafe 9am to 4pm June to August
  9am to 5pm April to September
  Closed Christmas Day
Conservatories 10am to 4pm daily

Find out more information to help plan your visit.

  Phone Email
Botanic Gardens 03 941 7590
Function Room 021 112 3591

Te Māra Huaota o Waipapa

Te Māra Huaota o Waipapa is the Māori name, gifted by Ngāi Tahu, for the Gardens. It translates as the Botanical Gardens of Waipapa, Waipapa being the name of the area along the Ōtākaro–Avon River where the Gardens are located.

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