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


Admission to all areas of Hamilton Gardens is free.

 Opening times

Hamilton Gardens opens at 7.30am every day of the year.  Timetable.


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.