New Zealand holiday

Exclusive New Zealand tour

Gardeners' World travel brings you a gardens trip of a lifetime. This tailor made New Zealand holiday is a fascinating 20-day tour, including two nights in Singapore and five exclusive garden highlights.

20-day tour, including two nights in Singapore, from only £4399

We invite you to immerse yourself in the wild beauty of New Zealand, as you spend 20 days taking in all the highlights from tip to tail.

This tour has been organised through APT (guided tours and river cruises) and Botanica World Discoveries, exclusively for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine readers. Flights, hotel stays, coach and sight seeing tours all included, wrapping up a beautifully tailor made experience of a lifetime.

Milford Sounds

You'll explore beautiful gardens, iconic sights, stately mansions and Nature's garden, with just the right amount of leisure time for you to explore at your own pace. You'll also meet private garden owners who will guide you around their gardens, showcasing their horticultural achievements.

In addition, we're flying you our two days earlier than the rest of the cruise to spend two nights in Singapore, with a full day for you to explore 'Gardens by the Bay', before embarking on your New Zealand journey.

Also, with another additional night's stay in Christchurch at the end of your tour, we are sure this promises to be a holiday to remember.

Your exclusive tour includes:

  • Flights from UK to Singapore/Aukland/Christchurch and back to the UK
  • Fully escorted tour in New Zealand
  • Arrival and departure transfers in New Zealand
  • Travel aboard a spacious, luxurious coach
  • Two nights in Singapore and a full day at Gardens by the Bay
  • 15 nights premium accommodation throughout New Zealand
  • One night in Christchurch
  • 25 delicious meals - 17 breakfasts, eight dinners
  • All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as outlined in the itinerary
  • Free welcome pack (backpack, wallet, labels) 


Full itinerary and further information

The departure date is Friday 30 October, 2015

Prices start from just £4399 per person

For full itinerary details, and to book, call freephone 0800 408 6210


More images of New Zealand

Bay of Islands

Fox Glacier


Lanarch Castle


Exclusive garden highlights

Woodbridge garden

Woodbridge Garden

Located near Aukland, Woodbridge Garden is a cleared farming area which has been transformed into a true plant-lovers haven.

Woodbridge Garden website

Eden Garden

Eden Garden

This 5.5 award-winning garden is a lush sanctuary situated on the side of Mount Eden. Created out of a disused quarry in the heart of Aukland, there are many native plant collections to explore. 

Eden Garden website


Kristin lammerting nursery

Kristin Lammerting palm nursery

Be amazed by the palm collection at Kristin Lammerting nursery and garden, near Kerikeri. This award-winning nursery is situated in the Bay of Islands, and features a impressive collection of palms and tropical plants, as well as a beautiful display garden.

Kristin Lammerting nursery website


Ayrlies garden

Ayrlies Garden

Ayrlies garden was sculpted from bare paddock in the 1960's. Evolving from a desire to create a large, informal country garden, where natural contours within the garden dictate the shape, it's a wonderful place to visit during your trip.

Ayrlies Garden website




Flaxmere garden

Flaxmere Garden

First established on a North Canterbury sheep farm over 45 years ago, Flaxmere Garden was boldly designed to frame by the surrounding mountain vistas. This garden offers a sense of tranquility, with a series of large ponds and carefully planned plantings, providing colour through all seasons.

Flaxmere Garden website



The departure date is Friday 30 October, 2015

Prices start from just £4399 per person

Full itinerary and further information

For full itinerary details, and to book, call freephone 0800 408 6210