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