Cedar Park Garden Visits
Cedar Park Gardens is a magnificent award winning garden encompassing 1.5 acres of manicured lawns and park-like gardens. Wander amongst the trees, perennials, shrubs and bulbs, whilst taking in the potager, native bush gardens and a pond. A truly delightful garden.
By appointment only, admission prices on request
Groups especially welcome (concessions for 12 or more)
Morning/afternoon teas by prior arrangement
Light 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 by prior arrangement
Conveniently located 2 km from State Highway 1
Other gardens to visit on request
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 www.selwyndistrict.co.nz.
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.
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.
Shopping centre, Cafes and several Restaurants, 10 minutes walk from Cedar Park Gardens.
Regular bus transport into city.
Websites of Nearby Attractions
An excellent collection of aircraft on display together with historical information and displays. Free admission.
Just 75 kilometres from the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, Akaroa is a historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. Explore the village with its colonial architecture, craft stores, and cafés. Relax in the sun at French Bay, or find a secluded beach of your own in one of the neighbouring bays. Go cruising on the beautiful Akaroa harbour, you can choose from a variety of cruises including sailing around the harbour.
Scenic train that travels from Christchurch through the spectacular Southern Alps to Greymouth on the West Coast and returns each day.
Ashburton has a strong aviation history, being a training base in World War 2. There were 50 Tiger Moths based there. The original tarmac and tie-down rings are still there to this day. These helped to secure the planes from Mid Canterbury’s strong nor-west winds. The Ashburton Aviation Museum is well worth a visit.
We are situated at the Ashburton Airport! There are over 20 aircraft on display in the Two Museum Buildings and more in the work shop. These include Devon, Vampire FB5, Harvard, Porterfield, Airtruk, Benson Gyro Glider, Weihe Glider, Hughes Helicopter, Olympia, Flying Flea, Harrier GR3, Canberra B2 Bomber Cockpit. F8 - Meteor, Zlin, DC3, Vampire T11, Link Trainer, Slingsby T31, Bergfalke, Cropmaster, Tiger Moth. The Museum is also home to the Southern DC3 Trusts Historic Airliner ZK AMY .Our latest aquisition is a Thompson Refueller, one of only 9 on display worldwide.
Plunging westward from a chain of cloud-piercing mountains, the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand is a rugged, primeval region of luxuriant rainforest, breathtaking coastal scenery and fascinating mountain to sea Eco-systems.
The Andris Apse Image Library Contains landscapes of New Zealand and smaller selections from several other countries including Australia, Thailand, India, Russia, Latvia, Chile, Italy, Tahiti, Antarctica and Tonga plus the nature reserves and World Heritage Sites of Macquarie Island and New Zealand's Sub-Antarctic Islands.
Christchurch, The Garden City is a stylish, understated boutique city. Wander through the central city and uncover contemporary galleries, 19th century buildings, outdoor markets, hidden urban laneways, riverside restaurants featuring fresh local produce and some of Christchurch’s best shopping boutiques.