Level 2 changes at Hamilton Gardens

Sunday 14 February 2021

Following an announcement from the Government, New Zealand will be under Alert Level 2 from midnight Sunday 14 February, excluding Auckland which is under Alert Level 3.

Hamilton Gardens is open to the public and operating under the Government guidelines for Alert Level 2.

Reduced hours at Level 2

  • The Enclosed Gardens are open from 10am to 4pm, last entry at 3.30pm. This is ensures Hamilton Gardens staff can work along paths and in the Enclosed Gardens without coming into close contact with visitors. All our public toilets are open and are being cleaned even more regularly than usual.
  • The Information Centre and Gift Shop is open 10am to 4pm and only accepting electronic transactions (no cash).
  • Guided tours are not available during Level 2.

Physical distancing

  • Visitors are asked to maintain 2 metres physical distance from others and to be particularly considerate of other visitors in areas where space is restricted. 
  • The playground is open but we ask that parents and caregivers are mindful that their children maintain physical distancing from others while playing.

Contact tracing

  • Please check in by scanning the Hamilton Gardens QR code using the Government’s NZ COVID Tracer App.
  • A paper register is available in the Information Centre and at the entrance to the Enclosed Gardens for people who would prefer to sign in non-electronically.


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