Tāne’s Botanical Wonderland with David Barwick, Christchurch Botanical Gardens Curator and Suky Thompson Garden of Tane Reserve Management Committee Chair,
Discover hidden secrets of Akaroa’s botanical wonderland the Garden of Tāne and how a group of locals has managed its restoration and recovery. The walk will explore a myriad of trails in this most mysterious reserve, introduce unusual exotic and native trees specimens and end at a simple ceremony celebrating the gifting and successful establishment of a rare Wollemi Pine Tree to the Garden. Bring your own lunch and enjoy relaxing in this beautiful place with the donors, other members of the community and the Garden of Tāne Reserve Management Committee. Complimentary tea, coffee and baking provided by the committee.
Duration: 2 hours, 2km.
EASY - Well formed track, easy mostly flat walking, but with some up and down.
Wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring lunch, water bottle, sunhat, sunscreen, a jacket and hand sanitiser.
Covid 19 - All participants are required to carry their own hand sanitiser. If at Alert Level 2 please bring your own face mask to wear in any instance where appropriate social distancing may not be easily maintained (car pools etc). The Festival will be cancelled at Alert Level 3 & 4 and you will be issued a refund.
Please be aware that credit card fees apply.