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Review of The Giant's House

The Giant's House
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$19.99*
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Akaroa Self Guided Audio Tour
Ranked #1 of 40 things to do in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Happiest Garden on Earth..! Garden of National Significance.. A Josie Martin creation.. Colourful, beautiful balance between garden and art. Don’t miss the fun DVD playing in the contemporary art gallery. Terraced gardens with sculptures and incredible mosaics. Very Unique. A creative feast and a wonderful experience. Only a few minutes walk from the centre of Akaroa.terraced gardens are full of surprises -expect the unexpected at The Giant's House!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed July 6, 2012

what an experience. Josie is an eccentric, gorgeous, talented artist who has created a must see experience for everyone visiting Akaroa

1  Thank jojenmil
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

A fairyland with quirky corners and creatures. Amazing art.

1  Thank AngeO67
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

You cannot help but laugh and smile while here. The mosaics set in colourful gardens are an inspiration. I just wanted to stay longer.

1  Thank Cecily B
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

we were told this was a must see but after walking up the drive and checking entry prices decided not to visit $20 per adult to me is overpriced

2  Thank AndrewRolleston
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Reviewed May 23, 2012

Walking up the driveway to the Giants House was most intriguing as I had no idea what to expect. My face lit up with sheer delight and I felt like a child in a sweet shop when I saw this amazing home with it's resplendent mosaic sculptures gracing the gardens. The French music coming from the mosaic grand piano added to the wonder and ambiance of this magical world. A must do, even if you think it costly, as I do not believe you would see this type of garden and artwork anywhere else in New Zealand or even the world. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to explore and take your camera.

1  Thank Carolyn K
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