Discover these great gardens of the world
Situated in the rolling country of east Auckland, Ayrlies is one of New Zealand’s best known gardens. Characterised by sweeping lawns, mature trees, and detailed drifts of plantings alongside waterways, softly woven into a tapestry of great beauty and tranquility. A strong but sensitive use of colour is an Ayrlies hallmark, best seen in the lurid border where hot vibrant colours are used in bravado display and in other areas where old roses, clematis and perennials are combined in a romantic profusion.
Hamilton Gardens is a living museum that tells a story of cultures and civilisations through beautiful, inspiring, and iconic gardens. From Ancient Egypt to the Concept Garden, you will travel across continents, slide through centuries, and stroll through history as never before. Each beautiful garden is a piece of history that celebrates the ideas and beliefs of its age. You will enter a world of imagination, exploration, beauty, and inspiration. There is always something new to discover, uncover, and explore. With more than 1.1 million visitors a year, Hamilton Gardens is Hamilton, New Zealand’s number one tourist attraction – and unlike any other public garden in the world. Explore our magical Enclosed Garden collections.
The Bahá’í Holy Places and Gardens in ‘Akko and Haifa are the spiritual focal points for Bahá’í pilgrims who travel here from every part of the globe to visit and pray at these sacred spots.