If you are looking for a romantic garden setting for your wedding or next special event, Auckland Botanical Gardens is the perfect choice. The gardens are just 20 minutes from Auckland City, or 15 minutes from Auckland Airport, making it a beautiful venue that seems a world away but is conveniently located close by. From beautiful garden settings to self-contained indoor buildings and courtyards, our event sites range in capacity from 20 – 200 guests, giving you the choice of a grand, large-scale event or a close and intimate celebration. Our exclusive onsite caterers, Café Miko can take the stress out of organising your event and have a range of catering options available. For a wedding there is no better backdrop than the natural beauty of stunning gardens and birdsong. If you’re organising a small team luncheon, a team-building activity or are looking for a special venue for a cocktail party, our team can work with you to put on a memorable event that fits your needs. Covering 64 hectares (156 acres) of land, including 10 hectares of native forest, the botanical gardens is a highly sought after venue that attracts more than 950,000 visitors each year.