This Event is over for 2017 watch this space for 2019


The Event

Treat yourself to a fabulous day out to the Governors Bay School Fundraiser Event Meander through gorgeous gardens, discover the hidden secrets behind the trees off the main road and be awed by the ever changing views.

Governors Bay School PTA invite you to join our self-guided House and Garden Tour of “The Bay” on Sunday 26 November. We are excited to include: Ohinetahi Gardens, a garden of international significance owned by Sir Miles Warren; Waitahuna, the original Dyer Homestead; St Cuthbert’s Church and The Old Schoolhouse, both recently restored and many other private homes and gardens that will surprise and delight.

By purchasing a ticket you are supporting the enhancement of the Governors Bay School playground. The playground is an educational, recreational and social hub of the Governors Bay community benefiting our students,  the wider community and visitors to the area.

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Event Details

Governors Bay Canterbury
021773946 : 03 329 9854
Contact Person
Early Bird Tickets $40. Tickets $50 if purchased after 15 October.

Payment: Governors Bay PTA can only accept online payment. Once you have entered your details and order, you will be sent an email with payment information. Following payment being received, your booking will be confirmed and your program will be available for collection at the school on the day. Tickets are limited so be in quick.
Governors Bay School PTA Westpac 03-0866-0332209-000

Please quote “GBTour”, your Name and your reference number from your email.
Due to limited parking in Governors Bay we suggest car pooling with friends where possible.
Food Available
There are several convenient options for lunch on the day - our pre-ordered boxed lunches, self-catered picnics or purchase on the day at She Universe or The Governors Bay Hotel. Also refreshment stops will be available for the purchase of tea, coffee and scones.

Drinking water refill stations will be provided at each property for you to refill your personal water bottle. Pre ordered boxed lunches can be purchased for an additional $20 up until Monday 20 November.
Wheelchair Access
Please note: Every effort is made by the property owners to ensure the houses’ and gardens’ safety but all properties are entered at your own risk. Special care is needed at properties with ponds or water features and on hills (often steep in Governors Bay). Properties are suitable for wheelchair access unless otherwise stated.
Dogs Allowed
Not to take any pets onto the properties.
Children Allowed
No children under the age of 12 years are permitted entry. Children under 16 years must be supervised at all times.