After breakfast, we depart Christchurch and head south through spectacular scenery. Our destination, at the end of a long winding road, past cattle grazing on rolling hills, is Fisherman’s Bay Garden with breath-taking ocean views. Clever planting combinations complement the spectacular setting. Enjoy morning tea in the charming farm shed. Our next stop in Akaroa, where we lunch, is the quirky Giants House created by Josie Martin. This fun-filled, fantasy garden includes mosaic steps and a sculptured wall, welded steel structures and sculptures. Then on our way back to Christchurch, as a complete contrast, we visit Frensham, at Tai Tapu. This serene country garden incorporates classic garden design with just a hint of whimsy. The perfect place to relax with a drink.
(Meals: B, Morning Tea, L, Drinks)