New Zealand’s gardens are spectacular. Nowhere else in the world offers such a unique and diverse range of plants that thrive in environments so accessible to visitors. The beauty, intricacies and magic of New Zealand’s gardens are second-to-none – it’s no wonder that many kiwis rate gardening as one of their favourite hobbies! Read on to find out about the best gardens our country has to offer.

Map of New Zealand's best gardens

Our favourite New Zealand gardens

Over the years we've been all over New Zealand and had the pleasure of visiting the very best gardens in the country. Here are our favourites:

Akaunui Homestead and Gardens, Canterbury

Cairnhill Garden, Taranaki

Cross Hills Gardens & Nursery, Manawatu

Flaxmere Garden, North Canterbury

Pepped Warbeck Garden, Wellington