Gardens
New Zealand private gardens
Otago
Read our latest article all about the Classic Homes & Gardens of Otago, including Chantecler in Queenstown, Clachanburn in the Maniototo, Elderslie Estate in Oamaru all on our Otago Farmhouse Gardens tour...
Gardens
Canterbury
South Island
This is Kiwi Guide Andre's take on the Canterbury Springtime Gardens tour, a 7 day journey through the best gardens in Canterbury in the wonderful springtime.
New Zealand private gardens
Gardens
Aramatai

New Zealand is a gardener’s delight, not just for those who love sowing and growing but for the visitors who come to appreciate what others have created and gain inspiration from them.With a climate ranging from subtropical Northland to the Mediterranean-like conditions of Central Otago, there is a huge variety of private gardens to visit. The work that goes into them shows why they are easily considered New Zealand’s best gardens.

Gardens
Canterbury
Otago

Gardens are at their glorious best in spring.  Everything is lush, fresh, and full of promise, and even the sky seems washed clean of last winter’s frown. As our personal patch of paradise drags itself out of winter hibernation it is well worth getting some stimulation and motivation from others. The essence of a spring garden is a profusion of blossom, flowers, and greenery so fresh you can smell it. Our spring garden tours feature a selection of New Zealand’s best spring gardens to visit, where the owners take enormous pride in their gardens and are keen to share their knowledge.

Gardens
North Island
Canterbury

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.