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2018 New Zealand South Island Garden Tour

31 October 2018 - 14 November 2018

Join Lynne Walker, on a personal tour to New Zealand to visit her favourite gardens.

This 14-day escorted tour will visit the best of the South Island’s gardens ranging from grand and historic gardens to special private gardens not normally open to the public, Lynne will introduce you to her fabulous selection of private and well-known gardens and some passionate gardeners as well. See spectacular and dramatic scenery, castles and wineries, visit artisans and galleries and, along the way, enjoy delicious regional food and wine.

Tour highlights:
  • The grandeur and history of some of NZ’s oldest gardens, including gardens of national and international significance mixed with a few younger gardens
  • The garden city of Christchurch and the historic French settlement of Akaroa
  •  Luxuriant woodland gardens tucked under the Southern Alps
  •  Garden tours, interior tours and unforgettable meals at both of New Zealand’s only two castles
  •  Special access to private gardens
  •  The turquoise lakes of Wanaka and Queenstown.


The Tour itinerary and further information is available on the Tour Brochure.


Book now at:


For more information please contact LynneWalker:
02 6775 0208


31 October 2018
14 November 2018
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