Walk in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Activities:

    Chillin, Photography, Running, Hiking, Fitness

  • Skill Level:


  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:


  • RT Distance:

    2 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    0 Feet

Adult Beverages
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area

In this spectacular garden covering 52 acres you will find opportunities for photography, walking, running, bird watching, picnicking and more. 

From the parking lot walk along any paved walkway until you spot a posted map (they're all over the place) then plan your day's adventure around the parks many attractions. Some of my favorite places to visit include the Cunningham House, the Heritage Rose Garden, the New Zealand garden area, and the Avon River bank.

Look out for a variety of really impressive old growth trees.

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Picknick
  • Snacks
  • Friends
  • A Bike or Skateboard
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Good way to spend a relaxed half day

about 2 months ago
about 2 months ago

Tobin Akehurst Explorer

I am from the Pacific Northwest, where the mountains meet the sea. When I eschew the trappings of the modern world and venture into the mountains I feel as though I am revived by simplicity, renewed by the power of violent geography.

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