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.

Herbaceous Border flowers

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Opening hours

Free entry.

  Current opening hours
Botanic Gardens 7am to 9pm daily
Visitor Centre & ilex Cafe 9am to 5pm daily
Conservatories 10am to 4pm daily

View the opening and closing hours for the rest of the year.

Location

Contact us

  Phone Email Website
Botanic Gardens 03 941 7590 christchurchbotanicgardens@ccc.govt.nz  
Function Room 021 112 3591 goodcompanysales@gmail.com  

Te Mara Huaota o Waipapa

Te Mara Huaota o Waipapa is the Maori 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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