Gardens – Palmerston North & Surrounds

From the inner city rose gardens of the Victoria Esplanade to the lush native bush of Owlcatraz wildlife park, Palmerston North and surrounds is rich in diverse gardens of varying size and colour.

Caccia Birch House & Gardens
This garden is a typically New Zealand style and also features a large number of old and protected exotic trees such as a magnificent Liriodendron Tulipifera (USA), Himalayan Cedar and oaks. MORE...
Address:
130 Te Awe Awe St
Palmerston North
Carolines Gardens
Come and explore the stunning surrounds of Caroline’s gardens, tucked away between the City and Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge. MORE...
Address:
613 Fitzherbert East Road
Aokautere
Country Lane Gardens
This garden has been lovingly crafted out of a bare landscape set amongst the picturesque plains of the Aokautere area, and the result is stunning. MORE...
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Open by appointment

52 Orrs Road
Aokautere
Greenhaugh Gardens & Nursery
Greenhaugh Gardens feature stunning traditional gardens and an onsite nursery. MORE...
Address:
914 Napier Road
Palmerston North City
New Zealand
Kinsale
Enjoy these lovingly tended gardens, covering just over 1 hectare of land and featuring a tranquil pond. MORE...
Address:
1114 Roberts line
Palmerston North
Oroua Downs Gardens
Oroua Downs Gardens is a place where you can enjoy scenic surroundings with a diverse range of things to see and do.  MORE...
Address:
210 Omanuka Road
Foxton
Pohangina Heights
Pohangina Heights features eight acres of gardens and two romantic cottages.  MORE...
Address:
500 No 1 Line, Pohangina Valley
Ashhurst
New Zealand
Pukepuke Conservation area, Dune Lake and Associated Wetlands
Located near Tangimoana, the lake is one of several resulting from the formation of sand dunes along the coast which prevented inland water runoff escaping out to sea. MORE...
Address:
Pukepuke Road End
Oroua Downs
Rangeview Gardens
This lovely established three quarter acre garden has many surprises and stories dotted throughout, waiting to be discovered. MORE...
Address:
8 Bowen Street, Woodville
The Herb Farm
Set amongst 2.5 acres of themed gardens, the herb farms offers an onsite beauty spa, cafe and workshops. MORE...
Address:
Grove Road
Ashhurst
New Zealand
Tree Peonies
This stunning garden is home to more than 300 varieties of peonies as well as more than 200 types of irises with a specialty in bearded iris. MORE...
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Open from mid Sept - end of Nov

858b Rangiotu Road
Rangiotu
Victoria Esplanade
This local favourite is a beautiful and extensive inner city park adjacent to the Manawatu River, which was opened to mark Queen Victoria's 60th Jubilee. MORE...
Address:
Victoria Esplanade Drive
West End
Palmerston North
4410
Wakefields Garden
This garden shows a focus on creating a large country garden with a number of large trees being planted. MORE...
Address:
8 The Bush Track
Aokautere
Wharerata Gardens
Parts of this garden date back over a century and are tended by a team of expert horticulturalists. MORE...
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Open all year round. Free casual garden access, but please phone ahead on weekends.

University Avenue, Massey University