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Wharepuke Subtropical Garden

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Business Type: Garden of Significance

Overview

While visiting the Bay of Islands come and have a relaxing visit to Wharepuke Subtropical Garden. Wharepuke, meaning “house on the hill” is a sub-tropical and dry climate garden featuring various unusual and exotic plants from around the world.

Address: 190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, Northland Northland

Description

While visiting the Bay of Islands come and have a relaxing visit to Wharepuke Subtropical Garden.

Wharepuke, meaning “house on the hill” is a sub-tropical and dry climate garden featuring various unusual and exotic plants from around the world.

Not just a garden but an Art Gallery of leaf textures, forms and colours which allows you to appreciate the diversity of nature. Enjoy the serenity of the garden made more beautiful by bird song. Free to visit or take a charged conducted tours.

Quite a few species are represented by only one plant and in one case maybe the only plant in New Zealand.
A dry climate sunken garden is starting to look attractive.

Within walking distance are the Stone Store and the Mission House, respectively New Zealand’s oldest stone and wooden buildings.

Open everyday.

“Garden of Significance” by NZGT

Wharepuke is a subtropical garden in Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.
Garden is free and open to visitors throughout the year. Many rare and uncommon plants from around the world are on show to the public.
Garden is nearly two hectares in size and are open all the year round.

Pick up the booklet and take your own self-guided stroll through the gardens, or arrange a guided walk if there's a group of you. Afterwards, you can treat yourself to a coffee at the award-winning café on site, or visit the art gallery. Next door is the Nontoxic Printmaking studio of acclaimed artist Mark Gravers, famous for his eco-friendly techniques. 

http://www.sub-tropicals.co.nz/ 

Locations

190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, Northland

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Wharepuke Subtropical Garden

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