Garden Visits

2 acres of established gardens with meandering pathways leading through aromatic herbs, fragrant lavender and rosemary beds.

Enjoy numerous water features. Linger for a while beneath a wisteria-clad pergola. Absorb the scents and sights of a bygone era.

The informal, rambling garden is open from the end of September until the end of March. During the blooming season, there are public hours that give you the chance to wander among the rows of lavender. Fresh and dried lavender are available for purchase as well as an assortment of lavender products,

There is always something in season to delight the senses. To appreciate lavender at its best, please come between November and the end of January. Rosemary flowers throughout the winter months. (It is advisable to ring first to make sure we are open.)

Facilities - Gallery & Gift Shop
Morning or Afternoon Tea


Admission free for plant and product sales.
Garden admission $5 per adult.
Children, under 14 years, free.

2020 Group Visits - (arranged by prior appointment for groups of 10 to 20) to include Guided Tour, Entertaining Distillation Talk
plus complimentary Morning or Afternoon Tea (tea/coffee, muffin and savoury) $20 please contact us.

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Location Map

Just 45 minutes from Central Auckland and 30 minutes from the Bombay Information Office. From the Motorway Exit at Drury follow the signpost directions for Waiuku.

From Waiuku Town Centre turn left into Queen Street which is the main street. Follow Queen Street until it merges into Otaua Road. Take the third sign on the right after you pass the 100 kph sign. This road is Whiriwhiri Road. Proceed until you reach the first road on the left. This is Duff Road; a short no exit road. Leafy Hollow is at the end of this road. You will see Leafy Hollow signposts at the corner of Otaua and Whiriwhiri Roads and at the top of Duff Road.

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