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This private guided tour visits three of the finest gardens in the Waikato. At each garden, there will a one hour guided tour explaining the unique characteristics of the garden and the flora and fauna to be found.

Moondance Manor Gardens is a garden that radiates English charm and beauty. The gardens are extensively planted with abundant flower beds and a wealth of native and exotic trees. Earth and Clay is an environmentally friendly garden nestled in what was an old disused quarry. Extensively planted in native and exotic plants and trees plus fruit and nut trees which attract the birds.

Hamilton Gardens is considered internationally unique, having been recently presented with the 2014 International Garden of the Year. The five main collections tell the Story of Gardens through different civilisations and time. Some seasonal variations may occur.

9:00am – 2:00pm Tuesday – Saturday. Reservations need to be made at least 18 hours prior to, or be by arrangement.

Please note: The duration of 4.5 hours is an estimate only and the time may extend due to longer individual garden tours.

Leaves from Cambridge i-SITE, beside Cambridge Town Hall
From $120 Per Adult
(minimum 2 People)

Gardens of the Waikato Tour

Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton, New Zealand

20km from Cambridge

Cambridge is close to:
Auckland 1 hr 45 min
Hobbiton 30 min
Hamilton Airport 15 min
Waitomo Caves 50 min
Te Awamutu 25 min
Avantidrome 2 min
Hamilton Gardens 15 min
Raglan 1 hr
Rotorua 1 hr
Tauranga 1 hr
Lake Karapiro 15 min
Sanctuary Mountain 30 min
Te Awa Cycle Trail 2 min
The Boatshed Kayaks 15 min

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