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Here at Whangārei Quarry Gardens, you are welcome to wander and explore at your leisure, entry is by donation which can be made with cash or Eftpos at the Visitor Centre. 

The walk takes approximately 1 hour, the track is well-formed with some steep sections, suitable for people of most fitness levels and abilities.

OR, you can book a guided tour! Learn about the history of the site and experience the gardens in all their splendor.

Guided Walking Tour Approximately 1 hour, for groups of 5 or more people, with one of our knowledgeable volunteers.
$15 per person

Golf Cart Tour Our electric golf cart can set up to 5 people. View the Gardens in comfort, this is ideal for people with limited mobility.
$100 flat rate.
Bookings essential!  email for more info 
Large Groups
If you are bringing a group of 10 or more people, you must contact us at least 1 week before your visit to ensure we can accommodate your group and to arrange pre-payment of your donation. This will make your visit much easier on the day.

Enquire at the main desk at the visitor centre, or Email to book your tour. 
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Gift Shop


Our gift shop is located inside the visitor's centre, near the entry to the gardens. You'll find a gorgeous selection of goodies available for purchase, including locally made arts and crafts, jewellery, garden tools and of course plants!

We have pottery by our own Glenda Armiger,  brightly coloured woven flax pieces by local artist Wendy Stacy Morrison and Liane Blair, flax creations by Wendy Naepflin, NZ made 'Twigg' jewellery, vintage stamp jewellery by Tuigirl, gift cards, locally-made aprons and tote bags.

We also carry a small selection of high-quality garden tools from Spear and Jackson.

Plants for sale change regularly, so it pays to pop in frequently and keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates.

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