For the past 15 years, horticulturist Penny Hegarty has been escorting tours to amazing parts of Australia and the world. Her next trip is to the beautiful Hunter Valley.
Although the gardens are famous, the tours delivers much more, as well as Hegarty’s expert gardening knowledge.
Departing July 31, this five-day tour includes return airfares from the Sunshine Coast, a cruise on Sydney Harbour and dinner at the Sydney Tower Restaurant as well as a visit to Gosford and the spectacular Japanese garden Edogawa, with a stroll through the landscaped gardens of Koorinya.
Highlights include the Hunter Valley Gardens, Constable Estate, Wallis Creek Watergarden and the mural town of Kurri Kurri as well as the famous EG Waterhouse Camellia Garden, which is home to thousands of camellias.
The tour offers value for money at $1695.
Tours coming up next year include Japan for cherry blossom, New Zealand, Taiwan, China and Sri Lanka.
All bookings are through Trade Travel, which has been organising group tours for more than 25 years.