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  • Location:Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Christchurch Half-Day Gardens Tour

See why Christchurch is coined the ‘Garden City’ on a 3.5-hour guided tour of its stunning garden landscapes. You’ll visit a combination of award-winning private and public gardens such as Mona Vale, the Sanitarium factory gardens and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Stroll past ponds, fountains, rose gardens and glass conservatories as you learn about herbs, roses, perennials and more. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included. 


  • Half-day Christchurch garden tour
  • Visit two public and two private gardens
  • See mix of perennial, rose, water features, woodlands, colorful and fragrant plants, shrubs and flowers.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Christchurch Half-Day Gardens Tour

Christchurch Half-Day Gardens Tour

Explore the bountiful landscapes of the Garden City on this half-day tour of Christchurch. Meet your guide upon hotel pickup and travel to several public and private gardens handpicked by this knowledgeable escort.

Your visit may include Mona Vale, a historic homestead surrounded by 13.5 acres (5.5 hectares) of landscaped gardens abundant with trees, perennials, ponds and fountains. The 52-acre (21-hectare) Christchurch Botanic Gardens, situated alongside the Avon River, showcases tropical plants within gorgeous glass conservatories and a rose garden complete with 250 varieties. If you visit the internationally renowned gardens at the Sanitarium factory in Christchurch, stroll the grounds designed by the city’s founding landscape architect in 1932.

The award-winning private gardens offer a colorful array of fragrant plants, shrubs and flowers among water features and woodlands.

After your tour, your guide returns you to your hotel.

From USD $ 83.78

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Tour code: 2950CLT32


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