Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens

The Hamilton Gardens are a must see. A breathtaking collection of gardens hosting a huge variety of beautiful horticulture from around the world.

TIME 3.5 hrs | ADULT FARE $55 | MIN GUESTS 2 Adults
TIME Full-day | ADULT FARE $95 | MIN GUESTS 2 Adults

With the changing seasons, Hamilton Gardens offers something different on every visit.


There are five collections of gardens to see;

  • Paradise Gardens
  • Productive Gardens
  • Fantasy Gardens
  • Cultivar Gardens
  • Landscape Garden

You can easily lose hours or more roaming around the beautiful gardens.


Entry to the gardens is free, and Raglan Scenic Tours would be delighted to show you around.
If you wish to take part in a more informative tour, you can take a guided tour around the gardens  - Adults $15 / 15-5 years $8 / under 5 free. (Purchase separately). These run between September & March, daily, leaving at 11am. The tours take approximately 1.15 hours.



Full Day Tour to Hamilton Gardens & High Tea Tour at Zealong Tea Estate -


A day out at Hamilton Gardens followed by a visit to the elegant Zealong Tea Estate for a High Tea Tour.


We start with a visit to the Hamilton Gardens and then onto Zealong Tea for a High Tea Tour where you’ll learn the fascinating story behind Zealong; see how tea is made, experience a traditional tea ceremony, explore tea’s rich history and culture and enjoy high tea/tiffin or relax over a cup of the world’s purest tea.


Zealong Tea Tours run at 9.30am and 2.30pm, Tuesday to Sunday


Alternatively -

Not everyone likes tea! If you prefer, you can swap Zealong Tea for Hamilton Zoo to see a variety of animals, or Hamilton Car Museum to take you back in automative history.


Entrance fees are extra.


Shuttle only -


If you're working your way around New Zealand and require a one way shuttle, this can also be arranged.



Hamilton Gardens tour


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