Events calendar

Guided walks

The Otari-Wilton's Bush Trust runs monthly walks for members and visitors.

Walks are free to Trust members, and cost $5 for visitors.

Orange fungus at Otari.

Fungal foray

2pm, Sunday 26 April

Our popular seasonal walk, this fabulous foray into the threads of fungi is an easy 2-hour ramble. Meet at the Leonard Cockayne Centre to investigate the many fungi to be found at this time of the year.
Cost: $5

March seminars

A series of Tuesday evening seminars presented by the Otari-Wilton’s Bush Trust.

When: 7.30pm
Where: Information Centre
Cost: Koha / gold coin

 When  Seminar  Presenter
March 3
Uncovering the secrets of New Zealand's supernatural potato orchids (Gastrodia) Carlos Lehnebach
March 10
The travels of a Wellington entomologist George Gibbs
March 17
Special plants of Otago and the challenges in conserving them John Barkla
March 24
How we assess the conservation status of our flora and fauna Rod Hitchmough
March 31
Woefully weedy Wellington - the challenges and what Wellington City Council is doing about it Illona Keenan

2013 photo competition

See wonderful images of Otari-Wilton's Bush captured in this photo competition.

More information

Location map.



Treehouse Visitor Centre, Wellington Botanic Garden

Phone (04) 499 1400
Fax (04) 499 1903
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Weekends November - April: 10am - 3pm
Weekends May - October and public holidays: Closed