Volunteer guides provide a service to groups visiting
1. To organisations and groups
2. On cruise ship days a hosting service at the Cable Car entrance and
Rose Garden. An on demand guiding service is provided if sufficient
guides are available each day.
Guides are put through a training program before given
their badges and continuing training is provided during the year.
Guiding covers the Wellington Botanic Garden, the Bolton
Street Memorial Park Heritage Roses, and the Truby King Garden. Tours
are also run in evenings to the glow worms in the Garden.
Guide training is also provided as required
The WBG guides also proivied tours to the Truby King Memorial Park in Melrose, and to see the glow worms in the Bellington Botanic Garden. .
If you are interested in becoming
a guide, or would like to find out what is involved, contact the
Treehouse Visitor's Centre.
The NZ Department of
Conservation has published an excellent interpretation (GUIDING)
manual. This can be downloaded PDF format CLICK
More details and bookings
Wellington Botanic Garden Treehouse Visitors Centre
phone 04 499 1400