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See spectacular autumn colours in Melbourne and the Macedon Ranges with Botanica.
Visit ancient ruins while taking in the beautiful colours of spring wildflowers on your Botanica World Discoveries' garden tour of Greece.
Experience Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull on your Botanica World Discoveries' tour of Scotland.

We enjoy taking our guests beyond the garden gate to private and public gardens. Enjoy a choice of tours that are combined with a range of cultural enhancements including art, history and gourmet discoveries.


Choose Your Dream Journey

Explore the famous Chelsea Flower Show and visit private gardens of the Cotswolds. Discover the beautiful French Riviera and colourful Tuscan La Cinque Terre villages. Visit private gardens, nature’s gardens and spectacular New Zealand Sights or travel to Victoria’s picturesque Gippsland Lakes.

Be inspired by our selection of botanical tours for your next holiday.


8 Day Cotswold and Chelsea Flower Show

Experience the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show with Botanica World Discoveries.

Discover the best of English gardens at the Chelsea Flower show and private gardens in London and West Sussex before flying to Milan to join your land tour and a 7-night cruise of the Italian Lakes, Slovenia and Croatian Islands in spring.

Travel Themes Explored: History

Highlights:

  • Lunch at the historic Priory Hotel with a garden tour.
  • Lunch at Barnsley House and the garden of the late Rosemary Verey.
  • Picturesque Cotswold villages of Broadway, Chipping Campden, Bibury, Stow-on-the-Wold, Malmesbury, Tetbury
  • Hidcote, Kiftsgate & The Abbey Gardens.
  • Rosemary Alexander’s lecture on the Chelsea Flower Show.
  • A full day at the world famous Chelsea Flower Show.
  • Visit private gardens not normally open to the public in London.

Inclusions:

  • Services of a Tour/Cruise Director.
  • Airport transfers on first and last day, port taxes, tipping and porterage.
  • 13 Meals – 7 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 2 Dinners

Departing 20 May 2017
Trip price from $7,295 per person, twin share. Solo travellers from $10,445.


To book online and to find out more about this trip, click here.

9 Day Italian French Gardens and History

See the Mediterranean Island, Capri with Botanica World Discoveries.

Discover the highlights of Italy and France in spring, taking in the countryside of Provence, Tuscany, the Côte d’Azur, quaint fishing villages, historic medieval architecture and grand European gardens, many seen on Monty Don’s television program.

Travel Themes Explored: History

Highlights:

  • Learn about the history of Italy and France from your Tour Manager.
  • Tour Rome, Villa d’Este and Villa Lante Gardens.
  • Discover the Tuscan garden at Villa La Gamberaia y
  • Explore spectacular and colourful Le Cinque Terre villages.
  • Visit Princess Grace Rose Garden in Monaco.
  • Discover the most beautiful French Riviera Palazzo, Villa Ephrussie de Rothschild.
  • Tour Europe’s largest privately owned green space, Giardino Torrigiani.

Inclusions:

  • Services of a Tour/Cruise Director.
  • Airport transfers on first and last day, port taxes, tipping and porterage.
  • 14 Meals – 8 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners

Departing 3 May 2017
Trip price from $8,995 per person, twin share. Solo travellers from $11,795.


To book online and to find out more about this trip, click here.

11 Day New Zealand Private Gardens & Landscapes

Experience the majestic Milford Sound when in New Zealand with APT.

Beginning in Auckland and completing in Queenstown, your journey will uncover natures garden as well as Magnificent private gardens.



Travel Themes Explored: History

 

Highlights:

  • Discover Ayrlies private garden, seen on Monty Don’s television series.
  • Enjoy private gardens and meet their owners.
  • Cruise spectacular Milford Sound.
  • Enjoy lunch at the Mudbrick Vineyard on Waiheke Island.

Inclusions:

  • 23 Meals – 10 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 9 Dinners
  • Transfers on the first and last day of tour

Departing 27 October 2016 
Tour price from $5,995 per person, twin share. Solo Travellers from $7,595.

To book online and to find out more about this trip, click here.

5 Day Ornamental Gardens and Gippsland Lakes

See the Australian Koala when you travel with APT

Discover the beautiful Gippsland Lakes region. Visit a range of private gardens, see historic homes and enjoy the scenery of this beautiful part of Victoria in spring.


Highlights:

  • Visit a range of private gardens, each with their own unique points of interest and meet the owners
  • Explore Jindivick Rare Plant Nursery and the private garden Broughton Hall.
  • See Lillico glass blowing studio and explore the lovely gardens
  • See ornamental gardens of Gippsland and be inspired for your own garden

Inclusions:

  • 9 Meals – 4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunches and 4 Dinners
  • Transfers on the first and last day of tour

Departing 15 October 2016 
Tour price from $2,595 per person, twin share. Solo Travellers from $2,945.

To book online and to find out more about this trip, click here.

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