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LAVENDER ABBEY - Carterton

Location: Wairarapa - Carterton

New Zealand's Wairarapa district is home to Lavender Abbey. Grown in the wild, natural environment, our products are available for sale from our online shop and our weekend market-stalls. You can also Pick Your Own lavender at the height of the growing-season, with the added benefit of viewing the entire product range, including some "limited Pick Your Own day" products...(more)

KIKO GUIDED TOURS - Auckland

Location: Auckland West

Our KIKO boutique guided tours offer a unique and authentic, bi-cultural experience for visitors who prefer travelling in smaller groups. We offer Auckland walking tours: Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manukau Harbour Revealed, Waitakere Wilderness and the Magic of Muriwai...(more)

NAIRN STREET COTTAGE - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

Built in 1858, central Wellington's oldest identified building is beautifully presented and rich with history. Displays show the ways in which the first colonials blended their lives from their Victorian homeland with the dictates of a new country. Enjoy the garden, the remaining portion of an 1840 New Zealand Company Town Acre, on which the Cottage was built...(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)

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)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Avon River Punting

Location: Canterbury

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)

CEDAR PARK GARDENS - Rolleston, Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

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)

LARNACH CASTLE - Dunedin

Location: Otago

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)

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 ATTRACTIONS - Grand Tour

Location: Christchurch

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)

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)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Botanic Gardens Tour

Location: Christchurch

A favourite of our Christchurch attractions, the Gardens Tour is a very affordable activity for any nature enthusiast. 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. Bring your camera. Operates all seasons of the year...(more)

RICCARTON HOUSE & BUSH TOURS - Christchurch

Location: Riccarton

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)

SIGN OF THE KIWI CAFE AND BAR - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

We are now open and serving great coffee and delicious food! Come up and see us and enjoy the view. Loads of seating inside and outside. Ice-cream being served and beer on tap. Janice & Eric are your hosts at The Sign of the Kiwi Cafe &Bar. Your enjoyment of this wonderful historic space is of utmost importance to them!..(more)

OLVESTON - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin - North 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)

LEAFY HOLLOW LAVENDER GARDEN - Waiuku

Location: North Island

Leafy Hollow is open Friday, Saturday & Sunday from last week in September until the end of March for lavender garden visits. Situated on three-acres of established gardens with meandering pathways leading through aromatic herbs, fragrant lavender and rosemary beds. Numerous water features. Linger for a while beneath a wisteria-clad pergola. Absorb the scents and sights of a bygone era...(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)