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New Zealand Private Gardens and Landscapes - Escorted Tour

11 days

New Zealand Private Gardens and Landscapes - Escorted Tour

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Departing from Christchurch and accompanied by an APT Botanical guide, this escorted tour will have you discovering private havens, nature’s garden and a host of New Zealand’s iconic sights. Visit private gardens, usually not open to the general public and meet the wonderful owners who have become part of the Botanica family. They have been eagerly looking forward to your visit and love to share their gardening knowledge with you.

A medium-paced tour that provides a balanced mix of gardens, spectacular scenery and free time to relax. It does involve walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour, so a good degree of mobility is required.


  • All sightseeing as mentioned in the full itinerary (available from your World Travellers Specialist)
  • Airport transfers on first & last day
  • 20 Meals – 10 breakfast 3 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Travel onboard a luxury vehicle
  • Flight from Queenstown to Auckland
  • Accommodation in centrally located 4-star Hotels
  • Services of your Botanical Guide, Simon Rickard and host, Janet Tucker of World Travellers Milford

Flight to Christchurch is not included but can easily be added.


  • Explore Queenstown & Arrowtown
  • Cruise spectacular Milford Sound
  • Learn about New Zealand’s history from your local Coach Captain
  • Discover Ayrlies private garden, as seen on Monty Don’s television series
  • Enjoy lunch at the Mudbrick Vineyard on Waiheke Island
  • Enjoy Private garden visits & meet their owner
  • Tour Larnach Castle & garden
  • See Spring wildflowers in bloom
  • Spend time in the picturesque harbour town of Akaroa

$7,145 per person, twin share
$8,695 per person single

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NOTE: Medium Fitness Level – involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour. A good degree of mobility is required. There are multiple two-night stays in one location with potential for unexpected changes to itineraries. Price is per person, twin/double share, are subject to availability and are subject to change without notice due to currency fluctuations. Solo travellers please add from $1,550 per person. All prices are based on payment by cash, EFTPOS or direct credit payment only. Supplied by BOTANICA WORLD DISCOVERIES, part of the APT Group. For full terms & conditions please contact a World Travellers consultant.

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