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Reviewed 28 June 2021

Omg this place is awesome.. so much hard work over the years has gone into making these sculptures. Very impressive..

Date of experience: June 2021
Thank Ainslie M
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Reviewed 6 June 2021 via mobile

We turned up, walked up the hill with 5 small children and 3 adults at 1:46 to be told that it was closed. The very small sign on the steps up do say that last entry is at 1:45. We were told it was closed. Disappointed children, I suggested they could at least stand and have a look from the ticket office only to be told no, there were not permitted to stand there.

The attitude of the staff was very disappointing. I get that they had a closing time, and a last entry but I think it was foolish of her to not even allow us to come through quickly. It would have been an easy $125 dollars for them. As that was how much we would have paid to have a look through their garden.

Very disappointing experience all round.

Date of experience: June 2021
Thank ChchNZwm
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Reviewed 3 June 2021

We are so glad we were told to go to the Giants House!!! WOW!!!!! This place is absolutely incredible! The mosaic art & gardens are absolutely stunning! Loved the passion & work that's gone into these works of art. Lovely french music playing. I felt like we were in Barcelona or France!

Date of experience: April 2021
Thank Lee W
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Reviewed 31 May 2021

This garden is worth the visit. I have been to Akaroa many times and never visited. World class. Incredibly pretty garden and mosaics. Such talent and a beautiful old house as well.

Date of experience: May 2021
Thank ams255118
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Reviewed 20 May 2021

My sister and I loved the Giants House. The mosaics and the garden are wonderful, so much work and creativity. So glad we did this.

Date of experience: May 2021
Thank DebbieNZ9
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