The Council sets fees and charges each year under the Annual Plan. A range of different fees apply for booking spaces in Parks and Gardens.

Edmonds Factory Garden

Parks and gardens

The following fees apply for park and gardens bookings:

  • Picnic: $74
  • Wedding: $74
  • Wedding (Garden and Heritage Park): $110
  • Wedding Botanic Gardens or Mona Vale: $160
  • Beaches and Port Hills: Free (must be booked if priority use required) 
  • Small sports field: $53
  • Large sports field: $117
  • Bond for key: $52
  • Banner sites: $38 per site per week.

Fees are inclusive of GST (15%). You can read more about fees and charges for the full range of park bookings.

Park buildings

Travis Education Centre:

  • Under 20 people: $50
  • Over 20 people: $100
  • School groups and environmental groups are free of charge.

Akaroa Sports Pavilion (building only):

  • Commercial/Social half day: $107, whole day $211
  • Community/Charity half day: $22, whole day $31

Akaroa Sports Pavilion (building and grounds)

  • Commercial/Social half day: $181, whole day $361
  • Community/Charity half day: $43, whole day $74

Banks Peninsula

All sites, including beaches around Banks Peninsula are free but must be booked if you want to ensure priority use.