From Tauranga, a tour for garden lovers - admire the 21 themed gardens & amazing Tree Church. Drive through New Zealand’s most beautiful farmland.
Private Tour. NZ $795 (US $556)
excludes entry fees & refreshments
A fun tour for garden lovers, who want to browse at leisure, the beauty of Hamilton Gardens. Spend 2 hours enjoying the wonderful gardens, then on to Tamahere for lunch at a rustic Country Cafe before moving on to Ohaupo driving through some of NZ’s most beautiful farmland to view the amazing Tree Church. We pass through the picturesque town of Cambridge, returning to Tauranga Port and your waiting ship well before boarding time and sailing hour.
Hamilton Gardens: This 54-hectare park is based on the banks of the mighty Waikato River and includes enclosed gardens, open lawns, a lake, a nursery, a convention centre. The site features 21 gardens representing the art, beliefs, lifestyles and traditions of different civilisations or historical garden styles. The gardens are grouped into the Paradise, Productive, Fantasy, Cultivar and Landscape garden collections.
The Tree Church is a living, breathing structure designed and built by Barry Cox to be a place of interest and contemplation. Set in three acres of distinctive gardens it was inspired by Barry’s love of churches and although initially created as a private garden, The garden was opened to the public in 2015.