Summary of New Zealand Garden Tour

This is a summary of my 4 week tour to see New Zealand gardens. I will list all the sites and gardens visited with a picture or two or three of each and the date it was posted on this blog.


New Zealand Garden Tour:

(Posted Oct. 20)

Orbit Revolving Restaurant:

New Zealand Info:

(Posted Oct. 21)

Whangarei Gardens:

(Posted Oct. 21)

Rock Hopers Garden:

Whangarei Falls:

Whangarei Quarry Garden:


(Posted Oct. 22)

Monto Garden:
Kerikeri Mission Station:

Waitangi Treaty Grounds:

Bay of Islands:

(Posted on Oct. 23)

Bay of Islands Cruise:

Kauri Forest:

(Posted Oct. 24)

Waipoua Kauri Forest:

Kauri Museum:

Auckland Gardens:

(Posted on Oct. 25)

Totara Waters Subtropical Garden:

Mincher Garden:

Omaio Garden:

(Posted Oct. 25 (second post))

Morris & James Pottery:

Auckland Botanic Garden:

(Posted Oct. 26)

2 Gardens in Auckland:

(Posted Oct. 27)

Eden Garden:

Ayrlies Garden:

Hamilton Gardens:

(Posted Oct. 28)


(Posted Oct. 28 (second post))


(Posted Oct. 28 (third post))

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland:

Redwood Tree Walk:

(Posted Oct. 29)

Travel to New Plymouth:

(Posted Oct. 30)

Lava Glass Sculpture Garden:

Geothermal Plant:

Huka Falls:

Te Kainga Marire Garden:

4 Gardens in New Plymouth:

(Posted Oct. 31)

Saxton Sanctuary:

Pukeiti Gardens:

Nikau Grove:

Pukekura Park:

3 Gardens in Wanganui:

(Posted Nov. 1)

Cairnhill Garden:

Oakley Garden:

Puketarata Garden:

Gardens on the Way to Wellington:

(Posted on Nov. 2)

Paloma Garden:

Greenhaugh Garden & Nursery:

Hlomo Hlomo Garden:


(Posted Nov. 3)

Te Papa Museum of New Zealand:

Mt. Victoria:

Wellington Botanic Garden:


(Posted Nov. 3 (second post))


(Posted on Nov. 5)

Blenheim Gardens:

Crossing the Cook Straight:

Upton Oaks:

Hortensia House:

(Posted Nov. 6)

Paripuma Garden:

Allen Scott Family Vineyards:

Welton House:

The NZ West Coast:

(Posted on Nov. 7)

Woodend Gardens:

Hammond Garden:

Travel to Christchurch:

(Posted on Nov. 8)

Pancake Rocks:

Engineering Marvel:

Flaxmere Garden:

(Posted on Nov. 9)

Christchurch Botanical Garden:

Akaroa Gardens:

(Posted on Nov. 10)

Garden at French Farm:

The Giant’s House:

Garden at Fisherman’s Bay:


(Posted on Nov. 11)

Broadfield Gardens:

Trott’s Garden:


(Posted on Nov. 12)

Moeraki Boulders:

Dunedin Botanic Garden:

Dunedin and Otago:

(Posted Nov. 13)

Olveston House:

Larnach Castle:

Albatross Colony:

Te Anau:

(Posted Nov. 14)

Wilde Willow Garden:

Maple Glen:

Milford Sound:

(Posted Nov. 15)

Mirror Lakes & Southern Alps

Milford Sound:


(Posted Nov. 16)

Chanticler Garden:

A Wild Dream Garden:

Lake Wakatipu:

Queenstown Gondola Ride:

Flight home from Queenstown:

One Comment Add yours

  1. Matt S says:

    What a wonderful journey through some of New Zealand’s most picturesque gardens and landmarks. My wife and I have visited many of these ourselves. We used to live in Whangārei Heads and have been to the falls there many times! Thank you for sharing.

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