Map showing Timaru Botanic Gardens

Phone: 03 688 6163

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Bring the children for a picnic or just come for a walk in the beautiful Timaru Botanic Gardens. A lovely afternoon can be spent with family and friends in the relaxing environs of the gardens.

The species roses in the Timaru Botanic Garden have received national recognition.

Highlights include the Graeme Paterson Conservatory, ponds and threatened plant collections. Other special collections include:
• Roses, Erica, conifers, herbaceous, herbs, legumes, annuals.
• Native flora with emphasis on Scrophulariaceae and indigenous grasses
• South American, cacti, succulents, pinetum.

Graeme Paterson Conservatory and Fernery
Open 10am-4pm Monday to Friday
2pm-4pm Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays

Botanic Gardens Education Centre
Open Wednesday and Sunday 2pm-4pm

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