Whangārei Quarry Gardens

All year round

The Quarry Gardens are open year-round and feature subtropical gardens, native forest walks, waterfalls, streams, quarry ruins, tunnels, a very special scented Camellia collection, a five senses garden and so much more.

This community project has been created through the blood, sweat, tears, and laughter of volunteers, supporting companies, and other interest groups. New volunteers are always needed and very welcome! The gardens are looking for gardeners, ‘meet and greet’ volunteers for our visitor centre, as well as extra pairs of hands for their regular events. If you’d like to be involved and part of this community project, please contact the Gardens for more info.


Entry is by donation with fees for private and golf cart tours (bookings essential).

For more info visit:

Whangārei Quarry Gardens


37A Russell Road
Whangārei 0112


09 437 7210




The main gardens paths are gravel. Mixed reviews from wheelchair users. Wheelchair accessible toilet. Golf cart tours available for those with mobility needs. Bookings essential for tours. Bring strong shoes, a hat, water-bottle, jacket and sunscreen.

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