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Arboretum Tour Saturday 24th October 9.30

If you love trees, don’t miss this unique experience! You will get to visit two large private parks planted extensively with varied, rare and old trees. Our tree specialist will guide this tour helping us to learn how to recognize trees, observe their reproductive strategies as we admire their variety, shapes and colours. Immerse yourselfContinue reading “Arboretum Tour Saturday 24th October 9.30”

Introducing Beautiful Gardens of Wanaka tours

Beautiful Gardens of Wanaka commence their new tourist venture this weekend enticing gardeners and nature-lovers alike to share the passion of some of the most dedicated and inspiring gardeners in the Wanaka Lakes District. Beautiful Gardens of Wanaka take guests every Friday and Sunday on a half-day tour visit to four different outstanding private gardens. Our toursContinue reading “Introducing Beautiful Gardens of Wanaka tours”

Bookings now open

Garden tours are starting early October! We are now ready to receive bookings. There are only 7 seats per visit so book early to secure your space. We look forward to welcome you.

Garden tour vehicle

A welcome addition to our garden tours is to personally chauffeur you through the wonderful scenic countryside between each garden. To this end, we have recently purchased our Nissan Serena Hybrid van. It carries 7 passengers  with easy access to sit in and step out of. We are equipped with essential wet weather gear andContinue reading “Garden tour vehicle”

Calling for owners of beautiful gardens in Upper Clutha

Starting in spring and running to the end of Otagos’ flamboyant autumn, Beautiful Gardens of Wanaka will be offering guided narrative tours, to a maximum of 7 visitors per group, viewing 4 selected private gardens on a half-day tour.  This will create an inspiring visual and sensory experience, connecting people with nature while adding valueContinue reading “Calling for owners of beautiful gardens in Upper Clutha”

Introducing our Guide

Well-known for her community involvement for many things sustainable, Florence Micoud has a long experience and knowledge of gardening. For seven years, she worked as information manager for a French leading organic gardening company, producing a substantial magazine, publishing books and operating the visitor center,  Terre Vivante. Florence led many guided tours at this centreContinue reading “Introducing our Guide”


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