Book an exclusive self-drive  tour of the Private Gardens of the Monaro in 2018. We are offering 3 Autumn dates, followed by 4 Spring dates  - all seasons when the gardens are looking wonderful. These tours are perfect for individuals, couples or small groups wishing to visit the gardens. 

The tours are self drive, meeting at the first garden, Hazeldean at 10.00am sharp. Guests spend around one and a half hours at Hazeldean with morning tea and tour of the garden, before moving on to the other gardens, Shirley and Curry Flat for lunch and then afternoon tea, spending around one and a half hours at each. The day finishes at 4.30pm.  Tours for Autumn & Spring 2018 are available for booking now. See below.

You can combine a visit to Private Gardens of the Monaro with a trip to the stunning South coast of NSW, known as the Sapphire coast only 1 hour's drive away, and to the magnificent Snowy Mountains also within an hour's drive. We can help with suggestions of where to stay, what to see and what to do in our area. You can download the SnowyGuide App to find out more about what's on in the region, accommodation and other valuable information. Shirley Garden Retreat offers bed & breakfast near Nimmitabel, or go to  Merimbula & Sapphire Coast  or  Snowy Mountains

2018 sees the National Gallery of Australia present Cartier The Exhibition  30 March – 22 July 2018
A breathtaking collection of the world’s most exquisite jewels, showcasing more than 300 spectacular items. Exhibition themes include Icons of Style, The Age of Glamour and Royal Style with loans from royal families, celebrities and the astonishing Cartier collection itself. Portraits, costumes and film will evoke the glamorous world of the Maison Cartier and it's clients. Never before will so many incredible diamonds, emeralds and other precious stones, in exquisite settings such as royal tiaras, have come to Australia. A combined visit to this amazing exhibition and a visit to Private Gardens of the Monaro offers a varied and unique trip to the region.

Drive time from Canberra - best to allow 1.5 hours. Directions will be forwarded to you prior to your visit. Tours are limited to 25 to make sure each tour is intimate and exclusive, with time to speak with the owners. Tours will go ahead subject to numbers.
The cost is $200 per person. We offer gift certificates for birthdays or special occasions.

If you are a tour company we welcome enquiries - speak with us about a tailor made visit.  0428 273 130 Libby or 0458 546 386 Sally Ann

PLEASE NOTE: Visitors to the gardens must be fit and able to walk unassisted on uneven ground and negotiate steps and must abide by the terms and conditions of Private Gardens of the Monaro. Terms and Conditions

To book an Autumn tour click on the photo or date below