Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens operates guided tours on the Wiri Rambler.

The Wiri Rambler runs every Sunday, weather permitting and volunteers availability, from 12 noon at approximately half hour intervals. It also runs on Public Holidays and some Saturdays during the Summer.

Starting from the Visitor Centre the following collections are passed: Herb, Conifer, Rock, South African and Children’s Gardens, Spring Blossom Valley, Rose, Native Ideas, Perennial, Threatened Native Species and Edible gardens.

Price per tour is $2 for adults, $1 for children 5-13 , and free for children under 5 years. Eftpos available. Special bookings for groups/clubs etc can also be organised, and transport for wedding guests and/or the bridal party can be arranged.

Phone: 027 747 4363


Please note: Due to the construction of a new carpark at the Gardens affecting parts of the route the Wiri Rambler follows it will not be operating at all until October 2018.

For more New carpark at Auckland Botanic Gardens