Jakar Gardens


The Garden

Come and explore our beautiful gardens that showcase a wide variety of flowers and plants. Sure to be an enjoyable afternoon for all. Jakar Gardens is a beautiful private garden perfect for your wedding ceremony. Originally established in the 1970’s and added to with love ever since, Jakar Gardens boasts a touch of class. At the centre of our outdoor functions, is our Beer Garden & Courtyard, both of which lead to many whimsical areas of the garden that will tickle the young at heart. Expanding, over the course of 10 years since first opening , there are now many places to wander & enjoy the gardens.  


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Garden Details

39 Hedley Rd, Seadown , South Canterbury.

The gate is 200 meters from the state highway 1 turn off, look for the garden sign.
Contact Person
Maria and Terry invite you to step inside their little piece of paradise and experience the sights, sounds and smells of JakarGardens.
We are open by appointment only, please call first.
Garden Size
1.5 acres allow 1-2 hours for your visit.
Garden groups $3 per person, group visits and a hot drink $6.50, group visits drinks and nibbles $10.50,
Off street parking for buses and coaches and cars.
We have toilet facilities available. We have a disabled toilet.
Food Available
Enjoy High Tea in our picturesque gardens in true Victorian style.

Our High Tea package includes china, sandwiches, cakes and scones with jam & cream with a fresh fruit platter.

Also included in you package garden walk with plenty to explore
Set up and clean up, indoor option if wet, background music.
There is seating around the grounds to sit and relax.
Yes we are happy for you to bring your own picnic.
Wheelchair Access
Yes the grounds are wheelchair friendly. We have a disabled toilet.
Dogs Allowed
No thanks.
Children Allowed
We have a unique playground for children from ages 1 –8 years.
We can host wedding parties up to 100 with seating for up to 60 people.
There are small, medium and large wedding areas available within the garden and grounds.
There is an unlicensed outdoor bar and picnic table seating available which means you can BYO drinks and make use of our refrigeration unit.
The Gardens can also be hired just for your wedding photos! (incase you choose to get married elsewhere but love the gardens for a shoot)
Plants/Other Sales
Sometimes we have plants available. Concrete statues and garden ornaments are also available.
Guided Tours
We are happy to greet and take our visitors around the grounds.
Function Center Available?
The function room itself can be dressed to suit most occasions. Indoor weddings, receptions, work conferences, kids Discos, Dinner & Dance parties.