Due to Hurricane Isaias clean up the Gardens will be closed until further notice. Please check back for updates.
General Garden Admission | Open Daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m | Last admittance at 4:30 p.m. All guests must exit by 5:00 p.m.
Gift Shop | Open Daily 9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Winter Hours | Jan. & Feb., CLOSED MONDAY
ALL admission tickets must be pre-purchased online. No tickets will be available for sale onsite. Admission tickets are valid for any date and time, within our regular hours of operation. Airlie Members, and reciprocal members, may show their membership card or ID upon arrival for entry. Garden Admission includes parking, access to the grounds all day and featured exhibits*.
General Admission | $9
New Hanover Resident, with ID | $5
Military (Active & Retired), with ID | $5
Children 4-12 | $3
3 & Under | FREE
Airlie Members | FREE
*Special events, such as: Enchanted Airlie, Summer Concert Series & Family Fun Night not included. Butterfly House is seasonal.Purchase Tickets Become a Member
The gardens will be CLOSED to the public:
Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), buildings, restrooms and most garden pathways are wheelchair and stroller accessible. A wheelchair is available on a first come, first served basis. There is no additional fee for this service, however an ID is required for wheelchair checkout.
Wheelchair checkout is currently unavailable.
Tram Service has been temporarily suspended.
We offer a 7-passenger tram service that is included with general admission. Trams cannot be reserved and are operated on a first come, first served basis.VIEW TRAM SCHEDULE
Guided Tours have been temporarily suspended.
Discover the rich history, horticulture and ecology with a docent-led tour. We recommend contacting us at least two weeks in advance to coordinate your reservation. All tours require a reservation and are only offered on weekdays.GUIDED TOUR INFORMATION
We are happy to provide a unique backdrop for both amateur and professional photographers. Cellphone, nature photography, and casual picture taking is permitted on the grounds. All portrait photography and commercial shoots require a reservation and fee. Drones are not permitted to fly.
Airlie Gardens is located right off of US-17/Oleander Drive and is convenient to Interstate 40. Located at 300 Airlie Road in Wilmington, NC, the Garden is just minutes northeast of downtown Wilmington and is close to Wrightsville Beach and many other area attractions, accommodations and dining.
300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403