Botanic Gardens Day

Sunday 26 May, 10am-2pm

Celebrate your local Wellington Gardens on Botanic Gardens Day, 2019


Botanic Gardens Day is a one-day event each year across New Zealand and Australia celebrating over 100 botanic gardens.

Join us at the Wellington Botanic Garden and Otari-Wilton’s Bush to celebrate Wellington’s own botanical backyards with fun activities for all ages.

Activities on the day include:

  • Plant sale
  • Free guided walks
  • Behind-the-scenes Nursery tour


Events at Wellington Botanic Garden:

Time Event Location
10am-2pm Plant Sale Treehouse Visitor Centre
11am Guided walk: Our heritage garden Meet at the Founders Entrance
12noon Botanic Gardens Day Nursery Tour* Treehouse Visitor Centre
1pm Botanic Gardens Day Nursery Tour* Treehouse Visitor Centre
1.30pm Guided walk: The Lady Norwood Rose Garden Meet at the Founders Entrance


Events at Otari-Wilton's Bush:

Time Event Location
2pm Guided walk: More about the Fungi Kingdom* Meet at Te Marae o Tane - Information Centre


*Bookings are required. Book your spot on a FREE tour using the links below.

Botanic Gardens Day is celebrated on the last Sunday in May at over 100 gardens across New Zealand and Australia. Find out what's happening in your garden!