The beautiful Wellington Botanic Garden established in 1868 is a popular attraction in Wellington and is famed for its plant collections, conifers and seasonal displays. Covering a land area of over 25 hectares, Wellington Botanic Garden has been named a Garden of National Significance and is being managed by the Wellington City Council at present. The botanic garden includes a wide range of non-native species, a duck pond, begonia house and a lovely rose garden - which is a highlight at the garden. A children's play area is available and the area is popular amongst locals for walking, jogging and family outings. Special garden tours are also available to visitors who make prior bookings or prior requests. A visit to the Wellington Botanic Garden is recommended for travellers sight-seeing in Wellington – particularly for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.
Open daily from sunrise to sunset
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
Award-winning Lady Norwood Rose Garden
Though designated prayer facilities at Wellington Botanic Garden will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open area will be available to use during prayer times. Travellers can also visit some of the few mosques in Wellington such as the Wellington Masjid in Kilbirnie. Lower Hutt Islamic Centre in Lower Hutt and Porirua Islamic Centre in Porirua are two other mosques in Wellington.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Wellington Botanic Garden can visit some of the many Halal restaurants in Wellington. A few of the most popular Halal restaurants in Wellington include Marrakesh Cafe, Mughlai Curry Corner, Delhi Brasserie, Kipp Cafe, Istana Malaysia, Garam Masala and Nando’s – which all serve a wide array of excellent Halal food.