Tour for Garden Enthusiasts

Garden at French Farm - Paths meander through the garden and there are several streamside bush walks with many glades and dells that provide perfect spaces to relax and enjoy the birdsong. Garden at Fishermans Bay - is a haven in the rugged and dramatic landscape of the Banks Peninsula coastline. The structure and texture of native plants combined with a diverse array of non-native plants are used to create a truly New Zealand ambience.



9.30am.    Collect from your Villa or Lodge.


11.00am.    Enjoy stunning Peninsula views en route to Fishermans Bay. Meet Jill, the owner and creator of this National Heritage Garden.


1.30pm.    Enjoy your picnic in the gardens or along the Akaroa Waterfont or alternatively sit down at one of the many recommended   restaurants in Akaroa.


2.30pm.     Depart Akaroa. 


3.00pm.    You are welcome to enjoy the garden at your own leisure or team up with the owner, Jendy who will point out the seasonal highlights and answer any questions you may have.


4.30pm.     Depart for your Villa or Lodge.


Note - Lunch is guest expense

Features & Highlights

  • Spectacular Scenery
  • Coastal Views
  • Luxury Travel with local Driver/Guide
  • Garden Owner meet and greet