Wita Wirra (Park 18)

Wita Wirra (Park 18) includes the Osmond and Himeji Gardens which attract a significant number of visitors. 

The Osmond Gardens are an important historic garden featuring trees and garden beds whilst the Himeji Garden represents an important example of contemporary Japanese garden design and celebrate Adelaide’s sister city arrangements with the ancient Japanese city of Himeji.

Fun Fact

2 billion grains of sand in the Himeji Garden are raked each year.

Did you know

The Mayor of Himeji sent exotic fish for the official opening in 1985 – all were eaten by birds!

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"When you walk through the gates of the Himeji gardens it's like you're in another world. So tranquil and peaceful."