Earthlore Gardens

Beautiful and Busy Gardens

Photo opportunities: 
You will discover many among Earthlore’s gardens, including our resident Tui; Bellbird; Woodpigeon; Fantail and Grey Warblers. 

Gypsy caravan: 
Step inside our traditional gypsy caravan, where you’ll discover a range of costumes to dress in for a fun photo. 

Cobweb photoboard:
Take photo of yourself as the spider or the captive in the web.

Learn about Insect Conservation

Food Forest: 
Planted with many heirloom varieties, our Food Forest has lots of unusual edibles.

Retail area: 
Plants and seeds for sale to increase diversity in your own garden, along with other earth-friendly gifts and souvenirs of your stay in The Catlins.

Group bookings: 
Get a group together for a memorable day out. Group discounts available.

Lots to keep them entertained

The Great Orlando’s Magical Flea Circus Puppet Show: 
Roll up to Earthlore’s very own Big Top to see a good old fashioned Insect Puppet Show.  

Bug Frisbee Golf: 
Enjoy a round of fun Frisbee on our 9 target course, set in our developing Food Forest. We have a Day Pass available - $20 for up to 4 players.

Bug City: 
Explore Bug City and help Inspector Insector to solve an insect mystery.