Wairarapa Gardens

Fernside Garden near Featherston

Wairarapa gardens are stunning. From rhodos to daffodils, native hebes to modern topiary - the variety of plants that thrive in our climate is outstanding. In autumn the region’s exotic trees are at their fiery best, especially in Greytown where New Zealand’s first Arbor Day was celebrated.  Coming in a group and love to explore some gardens? We can help you discover some private hidden gems - just give us a call

As a rare treat visit Fernside Gardens in February 2020 at 2 special fundraising Open Days. 

Some of these gardens double as wedding venues.

Find out about the annual Wairarapa Garden Tour.

Or take your pick from the list below.

Dursley Garden is a beautiful Wairarapa garden located just outside of Masterton, perfect for a garden tour!
 A fundraiser for Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre the Wairarapa garden tour is a self-drive weekend showing off some of the most beautiful private gardens in the Wairarapa.
Take a tour of Brancepeth, one of Wairarapa's grandest and most treasured historic sites. This colonial homestead and gardens near Masterton is still owned by the family who settled on the land in 1856.
Every year in January, Lavender Abbey hold popular "Pick Your Own Lavender" days at their property in Carterton. 
Tikara Country Gardens is stunning with it's 5 acres of Japanese Maples, Iris’s, Roses and much more. Bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy the wonderful views of The Tararua Ranges and Ruamahanga River.
Come along with your telescope, a torch, and evening picnic as Becky Bateman, Astronomy Guide from Under The Stars helps you navigate the stars, then pick some laveder as you watch the sun set. 
Queen Elizabeth Park’s collection of exotic trees is stunning, some planted more than 140 years ago. In total there is more than 180 specimen trees, ranging from the skyscraper American redwoods to the quirky Bhutan Pine.