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.
As there is so much to see in the Botanic Gardens you might like to consider taking a tour. There are a number of different options for tours.
Volunteer guides from the Friends of the Botanic Gardens conduct 1.5 hour guided tours of Christchurch Botanic Gardens.
- Tours cost $10
- No bookings required
- Departs at 1.30pm from the museum gates daily
A fantastic guided tour by knowledgeable and friendly guides who will tailor to your interests or showcase the best of the Botanic Gardens. See what is possibly the longest herbaceous border in the Southern Hemisphere, the famous silver fern, the rediscovered wollemi pine, prizewinning roses, a jungle like conservatory, avenues of sequoia, fir, kauri and cedar, and much more.
Botanic Garden Tours(external link) operate a guided audio tour of the Gardens in electric shuttles.
- Summer (October to March): 10am to 3.30pm daily
- Winter (April to September): 11am to 3.30pm daily
For more information or to book, contact Botanic Gardens Tours on (03) 366 7830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.