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AddressGarden Tours Plus postal address is 22 RD Geraldine, South Canterbury
RegionCanterbury
Privately owned or publicPrivate
Email
Phone64 03 6938656 Mobile 0274 360074
Fax03 6938656
Contact PersonRoss Andrews. If you have any questions re the gardens phone Jacque on 09 5342663
WebsiteEach garden in the tour is listed on this site.
HoursThese tours will be available through out the spring and summer. The tours will only take place when we have a full coach of 33 people.
Garden SizeThe gardens vary in size from large country to small couryard.
Price$1,200 includes 8 days of travel, hotels dinner bed and breakfast, (share twin) and garden entry. Lunches are arranged at your own cost. Arrange your own flights to Christchurch. This tour works out at less than $200 a day.
Brochure Available?Yes that can be posted out to you.
ParkingWe will be travelling in a 33 seater coach and will be parking as close to the gardens as possible for your convenience.
ToiletsYes gardens do have toilets available. Please ask the driver if you need to stop at any time
Food AvailableDinner and breakfast is included in the cost of the tour, however lunches are arranged, but at your own cost.
Cafe/Restaurant available?Yes
SeatingMost gardens offer out door seating to dine rest and relax
PicnicsNo
Wheelchair AccessWe don’t have wheelchair facilities on the coach.
Dogs AllowedNo
Children AllowedChildren are welcome on these tours however they will be full fare.
AccommodationGood accommodation has been booked for these tours and is included in the cost.
WeddingsAs Ross is a marriage celebrant he is happy to perform garden weddings. Many of the gardens do have wedding facilities available through out the year.
Plant/Other SalesThere will be ample opportunity for plant and other retail shopping.
Guided ToursMost garden owners are happy to show visitors around their gardens providing they are available.
Function center?No
Winery?No
Other FacilitiesThe garden tour includes retail therapy when there is time. Other activities e.g bungy jumping, scenic flights, casino, jet boat rides, can be arranged at own cost.

Southern Horizon Coachlines also has available other tours including scenic train trips, the home of Phar Lap and Richard Pearse the first person to fly, and visits to Milford Sound

Map

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The Garden

The tours will only take place when we have a full coach of 33 people. Check with local garden groups or friends to make up the numbers other wise we will take a tour when we have the numbers.

Each garden is listed on the brochure on this page and all information about each garden can be viewed on this site.

We have chosen 9 gardens that give you a real variety of design, plant material and size.







The Gardener

In this case it is the coach captain who is Ross Andrews from Geraldine. Ross has been driving tours for over 20 years and knows the South Island well. His motto is '' I might not get you there first but I will get you there''. Ross drives a Mercedes 33 seater coach, which is very comfortable and your safety is his priority. $1,200 includes 8 days of travel, hotels dinner bed and breakfast, (share twin) and garden entry. Lunches are arranged at your own cost. Arrange your own flights to Christchurch. This tour works out at less than $200 a day.
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Unfortunately Ohinetahi is closed due to the CHC earth quake so we will be visiting Mona Vale instead.
Tangley On Clyde
Trotts Garden
Cedar Park
Winchmore
Stuarts Gardens
Omblers
The Heather Garden
Milestone Gardens
Garden Tour to 9 South Island Gardens. Click on the brochure to enlarge.
This is another tour that Ross does. The 15 day tour. Phone Ross for details. 03 6938656
8 day tour. Contact Ross for a brochure.
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