What to expect ?
Surprises everywhere in this glorious garden – mosaiced steps, an extraordinary sculptural wall mosaic, welded steel sculptures and other creations. Colourful gardens of roses vegetables, citrus, flowers.
There is a flat area of gardens around the house, much seating, and terraced up the hill with surprises at every turn.
In Summer, visitors can enjoy a snack or a meal in the delightful garden cafe “The Artist’s Palate” whilst visiting.
Visit the Garden
- Garden & Gallery visit: No booking required
$25.00 per adult, $10 per child (2 – 15 years of age)
- Family & Concession:
- 2 Adults + 1 Child $57
- 2 Adults + 2 Children $64
- 2 Adults + 3 Children $71
- 2 Adults + 4 Children $78
- Students (with ID) $23.00
- Seniors (with NZ gold card ID) $23.00
No dogs are allowed in garden.
Please note if there is extreme weather events (such as high rainfall) we may close the garden. Please check our Facebook page for updates.
Want to learn more ? Download our Information Sheet before our visit !
Group Bookings and Cancellation Policy
1. For group booking package of House visit, artists talk, gardens and gallery (minimum of 12 people). Full payment is expected at least 3 days prior to the visit.
2. Group lunch bookings (minimum of 12 people)
The Giants House NZ Ltd requires 3 days prior notice for any group number cancellations as per 1, and 2 above, otherwise the full group price will be charged as per the agreed booking number confirmation.
The Contemporary Art Gallery
The Giant’s house Contemporary Art Gallery opened on 13th December 2009, and is now part of the garden visit. Josie Martin’s art work/ paintings are now on exhibition. Artworks are for sale at the Gallery. You can enquire about it by contacting us.
The Artist’s Palate
Enjoy scrumptious home made light lunches, and afternoon teas, at The Artists Palate, offering you the experience to enjoy cafe style food and drinks surrounded by art and gardens.
Simply order from the menu when you are visiting the Giant’s House Artist’s Garden.
We can also offer luncheons for groups of 10-20 people: email us to make a group lunch reservation.
Please note that the cafe is outdoor, and might be closed on wet or cold days.
Group catering – Cafe style lunch for 18-20 people approximately
- $35 +GSTper adult
- $28 +GST per child
Special afternoon tea
- $25 +GST per adult
- $22.50 +GST per child
Please note that the cafe is an integral part of the Artist’s garden, so a garden entry fee is required dining at the cafe.
The ‘Artist Palate’ Cafe is open everyday except December 25th.