The South Island’s Otago region in spring is a sight to behold. As the lush greenery of the new season bursts to life, the aroma of newly bloomed bulbs and perennials fills the air. The bright hues of blossoms and flowers adorning trees and garden beds are a stunning contrast to the region’s rolling, bronze-coloured hills, expansive blue skies and dark, craggy peaks sprinkled with snow. Spend time exploring the beauty of Otago’s top gardens, historic homesteads and farms with our Otago Farmhouse Gardens Tour where you'll meet the gardeners, landowners and farmers responsible for carving out stunning oases amidst the extreme conditions that Otago is famous for.

Below we’ll introduce you to just some of best gardens and historic homesteads Otago has to offer.

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