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Peace lush space to relax

Beautiful location, peace and quite. Tranquil. Easy to find, not busy on the weekday we were there... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Catherine C
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Rouse Hill NSW Australia
Beautiful garden

A stunning garden,beautifully planted. Jill was most welcoming and informative about the plants. A... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
lesleyjakubowska
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 Apr 2018
“Peace lush space to relax”
23 Jan 2018
“Beautiful garden”
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Beautiful location, peace and quite. Tranquil. Easy to find, not busy on the weekday we were there. relaxing.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Akaroa where we spent four months a year is situated below on the coast so a drive into the hills is nice . The area is well maintained and the view is great.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Julia G
Reviewed 24 January 2018

A stunning garden,beautifully planted. Jill was most welcoming and informative about the plants. A highly recommended visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lesleyjakubowska
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Jill and her amazing garden just after a storm. She apologised about the mess but to me the garden was amazing. Due to the weather we had to have a smaller tour but what we saw was stunning would love to come back in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank GrantandSherylD
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We got directions from akaroa petrol station and drove out there. Halfway the road turns to gravel with big potholes and a sign saying open next to another sign held open with a book saying open. So we drove for another 11kms on this horrible...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank LODGECHEF
Jill S, Owner at Fishermans Bay Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

I'm very sorry you chose to visit our garden while it was closed. The signs are clear wooden signs both of which have said Closed for at least 6 weeks. The sign at the top of the hill is designed to let people know we...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Absolutely stunning garden hidden away on Bank's peninsula. We were lucky enough to have the garden to ourselves the day we visited. Dramatic coastline views on the drive in from akaroa. Would recommend 4 wheel drive vehicle

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank moragm941
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Just about an hour away from Otautahi if you go by way of Dyers Pass and Gebbies Pass at the end of the world overlooking the turquoise sea a wonderful garden lay basking in the morning sunlight; Situated on high bluffs is the jewel of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank revejardinier
Jill S, Owner at Fishermans Bay Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you for your very kind review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your visit It has been a joy to read your description of our garden as one always hopes that each person will see the garden as a personal experience and enjoy...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

What to do when in it's windy in Akaroa and the sea is uninviting? Drive around the bays on the Scenic drive and you will find gems like Fishermans Bay Gardens. This garden is a testament to hard work and good planning. It includes both...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Malimover
Jill S, Owner at Fishermans Bay Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our garden. So glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for describing the road. Many thanks. Jill

Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is an unusual attraction. It is a magnificent garden cultivated over the years by the owner. She gives the garden great care and it shows. It is a remarkable accomplishment. It is situated on their farm, high above the Pacific Ocean. It is one...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Beautiful rugged and stunning landscape. You can spend many blissful hours wandering the winding pathways.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank CherryB53
Jill S, Owner at Fishermans Bay Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you Cherry We really appreciate you taking the time to review our Garden. We are very glad you enjoyed your visit and hope we see you again.

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378chuckr
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Response from moragm941 | Reviewed this property |
I have looked up local websites for you and does appear you can hire a car in Akaroa from akaroarentalcars
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378chuckr
30 May 2017|
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Response from CherryB53 | Reviewed this property |
You could rent a car a drive over from Christchurch approx 2:30 hr drive
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