Otari-Wilton’s Bush

sights / Parks & gardens

Lonely Planet review

About 3km west of the city is Otari-Wilton’s Bush, the only botanic gardens in NZ specialising in native flora. There are more than 1200 plant species here, including some of the city's oldest trees, as well as 11km of walking trails and delightful picnic areas. Bus 14 from the city passes the gates.