Easter Arboretum Tour

We have secured knowledgeable and passionate dendrology local specialists to guide us through our arboretum tour on Easter Saturday. We’ll see conifers and deciduous from all over the world in various stages of their growth. Our expert guides will show how to identify them, tell stories, planting and care tips and share their knowledge andContinue reading “Easter Arboretum Tour”

Vegetable Tour Saturday 6th March

Beautiful Gardens of Wanaka organises a one-off specialty tour to learn about vegetable gardens in our Upper Clutha climate. We will visit three outstanding vegetable gardens in our area and talk with their expert gardeners. Saturday 6 March, 1-5pm Tour includes: Guided tour of the vegetable garden by the gardener Transport from a central locationContinue reading “Vegetable Tour Saturday 6th March”

Valentine Special Garden Tour

We will learn about the healing and aphrodisiac qualities of many plants, as well as admiring flowers, trees and landscapes lovingly created by passionate gardeners. We will hear how the love of gardens created these chosen environments and admire the profusion of nature’s handiwork. And then we will take photos of you in spectacular romantic settings.Continue reading “Valentine Special Garden Tour”

Awe Walk in Wanaka Parks

On a beautiful balmy Saturday morning, we set out on our first Arboretum tour which was an absolute joy. When is the last time you spent hours observing nature’s mighty creations that trees offer us? We did on Saturday and it left us in blissful awe! So much diversity of shapes, colours, strategies to thriveContinue reading “Awe Walk in Wanaka Parks”

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”

Arboretum Tour on Labour Weekend

You’ll never look at a tree the same way again! Along with regular Garden tours every Friday and Sunday, Beautiful Gardens of Wanaka will run the first Specialty tour, during Labour weekend, on Saturday 24th October. We’ll visit two arboretums in the Wanaka area with the knowledgeable and passionate tree advocate Carolyn Shwarz. We’ll seeContinue reading “Arboretum Tour on Labour Weekend”