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Education Kits

There is a variety of self-contained and downloadable education kits available for Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) lessons at the garden.

Kit topics are Feathered Friends, Flower Power, Treasured Plants, Orienteering, and Weather Watch.

School group visits to Dunedin Botanic Garden


For expert advice on problem or mystery plants, drop off a good sized sample to the information centre, open daily 10am to 4pm. Staff will endeavour to answer your query within 3 days.

How to read a plant label

All plants in the Dunedin Botanic Garden are labelled with a standard format.


We have an international reputation for quality training and education programmes. We enjoy teaching and have the experience and skills to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to further your horticultural career.


Information centre volunteer

The Botanic Garden Information Centre is staffed entirely by volunteers. They are the welcoming face of the Botanic Garden, answering visitors' questions, promoting the Garden and its projects, and selling postcards – not to mention handing out duck food to excited children.

Full training is given and no horticultural knowledge is required.

Enquiries are very welcome. Phone 471 9275, visit any day (except Christmas Day and Good Friday) between 10am and 4pm or email Friends of the Botanic Garden.

Garden Tours

Tour bookings are not being accepted for now.

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