Opening hours

Omaio is open by appointment throughout the year. Closed public holidays.

Admission: There is an admission charge for the garden. Regretfully there is no credit card or eftpos facility

Parking: There is limited car parking space at the garden entry but ample parking at the top of the drive in the coach park. Access from there down to the garden is via “Totara Trail” – a short bush walk with lots of steps.

Please note: Property is not suitable for wheelchairs or people requiring support of any kind.
No dogs or pets allowed.
No smoking.
Sensible footwear is advised for all seasons, walking/sports shoes.

All prices shown are in New Zealand dollars.


  • Brochure available
  • Bus/coach parking
  • Tour groups welcome
  • Picnics permitted
  • Seating – outdoor and under cover
  • Toilets
  • Tour guide
  • Morning tea and afternoon tea –  available by prior arrangement