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.