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ASHLEY PARK - Waitotara

Location: Taranaki

Ashley Park in Waitotara is set in over four acres of landscaped parks and grounds with an extensive Camellia area, picturesque lake and picnic area. Offering a wide range of accommodation, farming and recreational facilities for guests and visitors. Located approximately 20 minutes from Wanganui and 45 minutes from Hawera in South Taranaki...(more)

HEREWEKA GARDEN RETREAT - Otago Peninsula

Location: Dunedin - Otago Peninsula

Welcome to Hereweka Garden Retreat, an architecturally eco-designed luxury accommodation option, 30 minutes from Central Dunedin. We're located on a secluded retreat property, in the only remaining valley of native forest on the Otago Peninsula that also overlooks the breath-taking vista of Hoopers Inlet. An organic breakfast hamper is also included...(more)

OLVESTON - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin

The Olveston experience is a very personal one and few historic houses can offer such integrity through their originality. We like to involve the visitor in feeling very much a part of the experience as a guest in the family home...(more)

TE PUNA QUARRY PARK - Tauranga | Whakamarama

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Te Puna Quarry Park gives visitors a chance to view tranquil gardens in an amazing environment. Developed by volunteers, there's plenty to see from a fantastic array of orchids and specialty flowers to outdoor sculptures. Unwind and enjoy the panoramic views and relax in one of the many picnic..(more)

EASTWOODHILL ARBORETUM - Gisborne

Location: Eastland - Gisborne

Eastwoodhill Arboretum, NZ's National Arboretum, features 131 hectares of exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings. Visitor facilities include a new natural adventure playground, walking trails for all levels of fitness, the nationally significant Homestead Garden, accommodation, guided tours, function venue and catering services. Eastwoodhill Arboretum is a top visitor attraction in Gisborne and attracts over 8,000 visitors annually...(more)

RICCARTON HOUSE & BUSH TOURS - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Our guided tours offer you a glimpse of days gone by around every corner, taking you through a world of Victorian and Edwardian splendour. Begun in 1856, this grand homestead was the home of Canterbury's pioneering Deans family for 91 years. Take a walk through the last surviving remnant of ancient kahikatea forest that once covered the Canterbury Plains...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH BOTANIC GARDENS - Central Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens are located in the heart of the Garden City. From a single oak planted in 1863, the 21 hectares of gardens have flourished and now feature one of the best collections of exotic and native plants in NZ. A stylish new multi-purpose visitor centre opened in 2014 adding a new dimension to this popular attraction...(more)

RYLAND ESTATE VINEYARD & CHERRY ORCHARD - Blenheim

Location: Marlborough

Ryland Estate is situated in a cherry orchard and boutique vineyard in the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand's largest winemaking region. A haven of tranquillity in the heart of the Marlborough winelands, Ryland Cottage provides a semi-detached, private, studio apartment for guests. Suitable for a couple, the apartment, is ideal for a romantic break of a few days...(more)

GARDENS TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

The Gardens Tour is a very affordable activity for any nature enthusiast and is a favourite of our Christchurch attractions. Operating all seasons of the year. Glide over smooth pathways in our electric-powered Caterpillar shuttle, a cute vehicle looking like its namesake, the caterpillar. You can hop on or off the Caterpillar at any time...(more)

LARNACH CASTLE - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin

New Zealand's only castle set on the spectacular Otago Peninsula, and a 'Must Visit'. Features magnificent architecture, superb craftsmanship, and a unique collection of NZ antiques. Learn about the tragic and scandalous story of William Larnach. Enjoy tea or lunch in the beautiful Ballroom. Explore the 'Garden of International significance', rated by NZGT. Enquire about accommodation at Larnach Lodge...(more)

PALMS BISTRO AND VENUE - Kerikeri

Location: Kerikeri

The Palms Bistro and Venue is a truly stunning and unique wedding and event venue set amidst sub-tropical palm gardens. They have had 25 years experience in the industry and have packages catering for all events, including weddings, meetings, conferences, company social functions, anniversaries and special occasions. Event capacity for up to 160 people...(more)

CEDAR PARK GARDENS - Rolleston, Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Relax while staying at our Rolleston bed and breakfast, set in over an acre of stunning, quiet, gardens. Enjoy our beautiful rooms and substantial breakfasts. Friendly hosts, complimentary airport or TranzAlpine Railway transfers, Internet and secure parking. NO steps. Perfect setting for a relaxing getaway or as a base for exploring Christchurch/Canterbury. Garden tours by appointment...(more)

PUNTING ON THE AVON - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, summer or winter, wrapped in luxury as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly...(more)

WAIPAHIHI BOTANICAL RESERVE - Lake Taupo

Location: Lake Taupo

Waipahihi Botanical Reserve is an amazing garden built with love, and is also a fun Taupo walk. Situated high on a hill, Waipahihi Botanical Reserve has spectacular views over Great Lake Taupo to the mountains of the Tongariro National Park. The reserve is a free Taupo activity and was established in..(more)

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HAMILTON GARDENS - Hamilton

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Hamilton Gardens is the Waikato's most popular visitor attraction and they are already gaining an international reputation. Entry is free and a visitor information centre and a cafe are located on site. Guided tours of Hamilton Gardens can be pre-arranged...(more)

FISHTAIL LODGE B&B & FLY FISHING - Wairau Valley, Blenheim

Location: Marlborough

Fishtail Lodge provides peaceful and relaxing accommodation in a tranquil garden setting in Marlborough's stunning Wairau Valley, only 27 km from Blenheim. The separate private accommodation has a comfortable living room setting with a double bedroom and a spacious en-suite bathroom. Home cooked breakfast included and for our guests we have internet access and laundry facilities...(more)

MONA VALE HOMESTEAD & GARDENS - Christchurch

Location: Fendalton

Everything you need to know about visiting Mona Vale, a gracious historic property located close to the city..(more)

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AUCKLAND BOTANIC GARDENS - South Auckland

Location: Auckland - South

Auckland Botanic Gardens is home to over 10,000 plants from around the world. With something always in bloom it is a great place to take the family, enjoy a guided tour and relax in Cafe Miko. Huakaiwaka, the Auckland Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre is a unique site to launch a new product, hold conferences, team-building..(more)

HAURATA HIGH COUNTRY RETREAT AND WALK - Gisborne

Location: Eastland

The Haurata High Country is great for family or walking holidays, or for adventurous travellers. Our property provides two types of accommodation to suit your budget and needs: The Farm House and the Backpacker Cottage. Our Haurata Walks showcase some of the best views of Gisborne and its hinterland. Learn about the land formations and Gisborne's interesting history...(more)

BURN COTTAGE RETREAT - Cromwell, Central Otago

Location: Cromwell

Boutique self contained cottages and luxurious B&B in Cromwell, set in secluded stunning gardens, three minutes from town. Total relaxation, privacy, peace, quiet and genuine hospitality await. Free laundry, mountain bikes, king size beds, barbecues and WIFI. Pet our sheep. Central location. Enjoy a truly memorable NZ holiday or romantic escape in Cromwell. 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH GRAND TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Welcome to the delights of our Christchurch attractions! Cruise in comfort aboard our luxury coach. Fully guided by our knowledgeable host, our Grand Tour shows off the best things to do in Christchurch in the most comfortable and convenient way. If you’re on a tight schedule, get the flavour of our city without fuss...(more)

THE DOWNS BED AND BREAKFAST - Geraldine

Location: Canterbury

We offer luxury en suite guest rooms in our large modern home. Delicious breakfasts served in separate guest lounge. Our spacious garden has over 100 roses of many varieties and colours blooming in summer. Only 1.5 kilometres from Geraldine centre where you can enjoy the unique country village atmosphere. Ideal base for exploring Peel Forest Park and its bush walks...(more)

HIKURANGI STAYPLACE - Wanganui

Location: Whanganui City

Hikurangi StayPlace is conveniently located close to the city, river, parks and main roads. Each room is comfortable and many have their own ensuite bathrooms. Set in the grounds of the historic Hikurangi Homestead, guests can enjoy spacious gardens and peaceful areas to relax in. Features include free unrestricted wifi, free laundry, free BBQ and a games room...(more)