Gory'u Japanese Gardens is a showcase for a huge variety of Japanese Maples and Conifers of all colours. There are some 28 Japanese Lanterns, 12 Basins, 13 Ornamental Bridges, Waterfall, 4 Suikinkutsu (water harp), Shishi-Odoshi (deer/kangaroo scarer) Moon viewing Platforms, Lake, Stream and exceptional panoramic views towards Sugar Loaf Mountain, Mt York and Hassans Walls. Visit the gardens during our open days and our Maple Springs Nursery open every day.
Give yourself an hour or more to discover our typical Japanese inspired gardens containing hundreds of maple varieties around ponds, mini waterfalls, rockeries, stones, gravels and hand-made bridges and islands.Look for The Suikinkutsu X5,
Nakakuguri Gateway,Mt Fuji borrowed scenery,Mt York borrowed scenery,Moon viewing platform,full moon bridge,
'ware, tada taru (wo) shiru', (contented with life)zenigata coin basin .
and the Dragon Stream.
NW NEW NEW !
Hachiman 1920's Shrine ex Japan plus
the new 4 Sounded Suikinkutsu More Info »
Gory'u is open from 7.00am to 5:30 pm 7 Days by appointment for 10 or more persons. or just phone before you come!
Enjoy now the Spring and Summer Foliage of the Garden and the magnificent colours of the Japanese Maples.
Adults $20, Seniors/Pensioners $15
Schools and Coach groups of 10 or more are offered discount rates and a guided tour of the gardens will be included (bookings essential).
Garden visits outside of advertised open days by appointment only. Maple Springs Nursery is open 7 days 8-6.
|Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces, Not Suitable for children|
|Summer avg. Max:||24°C||Winter avg. Min:||2°C|
|Avg Frost Days:||57|
|Annual Rainfall avg:||1120mm.||Summer avg.||361mm.|
|No. of rainy days:||51||Winter avg.||199mm.|
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Maple Springs Nursery and Gory'u Japanese Gardens
History and concept of the Gardens
After our search and discovery of vacant acreage in the picturesque Hartley Valley in 1994 we found this site. To us it was obvious that it had the possibility ...
Magnificent Authentic Japanese Gardens
Over 8.5 Acres of Nursery and Gardens
Covers all 6 of the major elements of a true Japanese Garden
Water,Ornaments,Spaciousness,Borrowed Scenery,piece and Tranquility
Plant material,Bridges etc.
An OASIS IN A DRY CLIMATE a continual work in progress
and only 1 hr from Sydney.
see the new Torii Gate 6 weeks in the making plus several years looking for the materials and traveling back and forth to Ryoan-ji
Temple Kyoto for the measurements.
WOW WOW WOW !!!! a must see More Info »
The Tsukubai, a stone wash-basin used in the Japanese tea ceremony
Late sunset over the lake More Info »
At Maple Springs Nursery we have over 250 varieties of Japanese Maples. largest collection in Australia as well as Conifers Trees and shrubs. We specialize in cold climate trees with thousands to choose from. We also stock products for Bonsai's, statues and much much more. More Info »
The Gateway to the roji path 'Nakakuguri' and to the Nijiriguchi (crawl through doorway) More Info »
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