awati

Owners: Jeanette & Allan Gates
Address: Chester Road, R D 1 CARTERTON Wairarapa, 5951
Phone: 06 379 8478   |  Fax: 06 379 8478
Email: awaitigardens@xtra.co.nz   |  www.awaitigardens.co.nz


Description

Garden is noted for its spring flowering magnolias, cherries and crab apples, autumn colouring maples, chestnuts and weeping beech; also formal gardens well laid out and defined by box hedges. Large grounds with an interesting water feature and historic home. Also rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas with lots of roses for the summer. A large number of water lillies. This garden has been developed over the last 20 years from bare paddocks and is family run. There is a unique gift shop along with a gallery. Meals and guided tours are available by arrangement. There are small conference facilities.


Other Information

Open: 10am-4pm, Thursday to Sunday (Monday to Wednesday by appointment only) Open all public Holidays
Admission: Adults $7.50 Children under 12 yrs $3.50 Groups – please make a booking
Directions: Second road to the left after Carterton travelling north – Chester Road. 2.5kms up Chester Road, we are on the left hand side.
Parking: There is a large parking area at the Gardens.