See below a list of guided walks and tours happening during the festival.
Our dedicated Te Henui Cemetery volunteers will take you on a Colourful Characters Tour. Explore this heritage cemetery established in 1861 and restored by NPDC visionary Allan Jellyman and his team.
Join NPDC staff on a guided walk through one of New Zealand’s most significant public gardens. Learn about the history and fascinating plants and discover hidden corners whilst on this tour.
Please wear suitable walking shoes. A medium level of fitness is required. The event will proceed wet or fine. Meet outside the Bellringer Pavilion.
This tour and demonstration will give you a first-hand look at what goes into creating the stunning displays in the Fernery and Display Houses. You’ll see colourful coleus, exotic foliage plants and elegant orchids. Meet at lower entrance by the Fred Parker Lawn. Numbers for each Fernery tour are strictly limited to 20 per tour so registrations must be made to [email protected] in advance.