The 21-hectare Christchurch Botanic Gardens was founded in 1863 with the planting of an English oak tree. Today, it features 10 gardens, such as The Heritage Rose Garden, The Herb Garden, and The Water Garden, to name a few. Hop aboard the all-weather electric shuttle to explore the gardens and see an impressive array of plant collections from Asia, Europe, and South America, among others. Meanwhile, visit its conservatories namely, the Garrick House, Cuningham House, and Townend House.
Explore the 10 zones of Christchurch Botanic Gardens by an electric caterpillar shuttle Come across over 250 varieties of modern cultivar roses at The Central Rose Garden Enjoy commentary from an expert English-speaking guide
- In cases of extreme weather conditions, this activity may be cancelled.
- Shuttle departure timings may change without prior notice. - Please check the attraction`s official website before your visit.
- Children four years old and below can come free of charge. - Children must be accompanied by a paying adult at all times.
- Each shuttle can accommodate up to 20 passengers.
Shuttle departures: - From the Canterbury Museum entrance: 10:00 (November to March), 11:00, 12:00, 13:30, 14:30, and 15:30 - From outside the new Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre: 10:30 (November to March), 11:30, 14:00, and 15:00