Explore a world of mythical creatures and intricate knot gardens...

Hamilton Gardens' internationally-significant Tudor Garden has opened more information

Let the kids loose on the Tudor Garden with the Tudor Trail activity sheet more information

Garden Closures

During the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival the enclosed sector will be closed at 5pm each evening, instead of 8pm, from Wednesday 11 February to Thursday 26 of February 2015 more information

 Opening times and Prices

Hamilton Gardens opens at 7.30am every day of the year.  Timetable. Admission to all areas of Hamilton Gardens is free.


Cafe and Function Centre

The Hamilton Gardens Cafe and Lakeside Function Centre is located next to Turtle Lake, not far from the main carpark and Information Centre. 


Pre-booked tours are available for groups.

The Waikato River Explorer operates scenic river cruises Thursday – Sunday year-round and is available for charter at other times.

How to find us

Directions and transport information on how to get to Hamilton Gardens. For bus routes and times click here.

Access to Hamilton Gardens

Details of accessible facilities and routes within Hamilton Gardens.