Events Calendar

Colourful plants in Begonia House.

Begonia House


Guided walks

The Begonia House in winter

11am, Monday 28 July

Avoid the winter weather and join us for a walk in the warmth of the Begonia House. Meet in the Begonia House foyer for this 60-minute stroll.

Cost: $4

Glow worm guided walk

7.30pm, Fridays 25 July and 29 August

Meet at the Founders’ entrance on Glenmore Street for this fascinating glimpse into the world of the glow-worm. The tour takes about one hour. Please bring a torch.
Cost: $5 for adults, children under 12 free.

Trees we Love

11am, Sunday 17 August

Join a group of our guides for a stroll around their favourite trees and find out why they think these trees are special. Meet on the Treehouse deck for this easy 90-minute walk.
Cost: $4

Observatory Reserve

11am, Monday 25 August

There were once several observatories near the Carter Observatory in the Botanic Garden. This easy 90-minute walk explores their history. Meet at the Cable Car entrance.
Cost: $4

Young girl examining a flower with a magnifying glass.

Spring Festival

Get ready for the Spring Festival - nine days of walks, talks, events, adventures and, of course, thousands of spring blooms. Programme details will be available at the beginning of September. Key dates:

  • 20 September: The festival will open with Otari-Wilton's Bush open day
  • 21 September: Tulip Sunday at the Botanic Garden

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