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The award winning gardens at Cedar Park

Cedar Park Garden Visits

Cedar Park Gardens is a magnificent double-award winning garden encompassing 1.5 acres of manicured lawns and park-like gardens. Wander amongst the beautiful trees, enjoy the many colourful and varied gardens, celebrate springtime with the blossoms and spring bulbs, find coolness in the native bush area, envy the productive potager gardens or just sit and admire the overall peaceful views.

By appointment only, admission prices on request

Groups especially welcome

Morning/afternoon teas by prior arrangement

Delicious lunches for 6 or more by prior arrangement

Groups welcome to bring lunch & enjoy garden setting

Small selection of plants, crafts & produce for sale

Available for social functions, weddings etc, by prior arrangement

Conveniently located 2 km from State Highway 1

Other gardens to visit on request

Lake Pearson nearby to Cedar Park Gardens

Places of Interest

Wineries, golf courses, open gardens. Lincoln University and township 10 minutes drive away.

Arthur's Pass, Rakaia Gorge, Ashburton Gorge, Erewhon Station.

For detailed information on our area, the Selwyn District, which runs from the mountains to the sea, view this site

Interesting day trips e.g. Banks Peninsula Akaroa - 1 hours very scenic drive. Mt. Hutt Skifield within 1 1/4 hours drive.

Christchurch City - Arts centre, Museum, Botanical gardens, Orana Park and Willowbank Wildlife Parks, Gondola, Tram, Cathedral, large shopping malls, Antarctic centre, Royal NZ Airforce Museum.

Canterbury Agricultural Park and Westpac centre within 20 min drive. (without the hassle of driving through the centre of the city.)

2km from Cedar Park Gardens to the Rolleston Railway Station, where you can catch the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train for a breath-taking day trip to the West Coast. Complimentary transport to and from the Rolleston Railway Station for guests.

Ever expanding shopping centres, cafe's and restaurants, 10 minutes walk from Cedar Park Gardens.

Burnham Military Camp - just 8km along the main road.

Selwyn Aquatic Centre: an easy 15 minute walk. This facility is getting bigger and better with the current extensions almost complete. A great asset for the area.

Selwyn Rolleston Sports Stadium: Also a 15 minute walk away - across the road from the Aquatic centre (and large playground).

Rolleston Dog Park.

Rolleston College.

Regular bus transport into city.

Overlooking Akaroa Harbour

Websites of Nearby Attractions

Royal New Zealand Airforce Museum

Akaroa Harbour and Township

TranzAlpine Scenic Train

Ashburton Aviation Museum

The West Coast - A World Apart

Magnificent New Zealand Scenery by Andris Apse

Christchurch City