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.

Annual bedding Armstrong Lawn 2019

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Opening hours

Free entry.

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

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

Contact us

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

Location map

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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