Events calendar

Guided walks - spring botanical exploration

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Glow-worms

Glow in the dark glow-worm tours

7.30pm, Friday 18 September

Meet at the Founders’ entrance on Glenmore Street for these fascinating tours into the world of the glow-worm. The tours take about one hour. Please bring a torch.
Bookings are essential, phone the Treehouse on (04) 499 1400.
Cost: $5, children under 12 free.

Springtime in the Begonia House

11am, Sunday 20 September

Avoid the spring showers and hear stories about tropical and temperate plants, join this guided walk in the Begonia House. Meet in the foyer of the Begonia House.
Cost: $4.

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Spring Festival 2015

25 September – 4 October

Celebrate the start of the new season with us, amid thousands of tulips and other spring blooms. This fun-filled week includes Otari-Wilton’s Bush Open Day on 26 September, Tulip Sunday on 27 September and Kids’ Day Out on Saturday 3 October. There are walks, workshops and entertainment for the whole family. Full details are at wellington.govt.nz/springfestival.

Spring Festival guided garden tours

Glow in the dark glow-worm tours

8pm, Friday 25 September
9pm, Friday 25 September

Meet at the Founders’ entrance on Glenmore Street for these fascinating tours into the world of the glow-worm. The tours take about one hour. Please bring a torch.
Bookings are essential, phone the Treehouse on (04) 499 1400.
Cost: $5, children under 12 free.

Spring Festival walk – Tulips, bulbs and blossoms

11am, Monday 28 September

Enjoy some of the Garden’s many spring flowers on this moderate 90-minute walk, and pick up a few tips on how to grow some yourself. Meet at the Founders’ Entrance, Glenmore Street.
Cost: $4.

Spring Festival accessible tour – Tulips, bulbs and blossoms

11am, Monday 29 September

A tour designed for visitors with mobility issues. Bring your wheelchair or mobility scooter and enjoy some of the Botanic Garden's many spring flowers on an easy 90-minute tour. Meet at the Founders’ Entrance, Glenmore Street.
Cost: $4.

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Treehouse Visitor Centre, Wellington Botanic Garden

Phone (04) 499 1400
Fax (04) 499 1903
Email treehouse@wcc.govt.nz
Hours
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Weekends November - April: 10am - 3pm
Weekends May - October and public holidays: Closed