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Lavendyl Lavender Farm

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Postmans Road, RD 1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3-319 5473
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A hidden Gem!!!

A small article in the Air New Zealand in-flight magazine led us to the Lavender Farm self catering... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Susan S
via mobile
Owner is lovely!!

We went yesterday in the pouring rain which meant we couldn’t view the gardens but we did go inside... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Babyboobear1992
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Postmans Road, RD 1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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+64 3-319 5473
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"lavender ice cream"
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

A small article in the Air New Zealand in-flight magazine led us to the Lavender Farm self catering cottages. What a find!!! Beautiful lavender gardens, with views to the mountains, and amazing night skies. Sheep to pet! Freshly laid eggs supplied for breakfast. Plenty space...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We went yesterday in the pouring rain which meant we couldn’t view the gardens but we did go inside and had a wonderful chat with the owner and gave her beautiful dog Bonnie a cuddle. We bought a few items which so far have all...More

Thank Babyboobear1992
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

The owner shared her knowledge and answered questions about how she delt with the big quake. The gardens are lovely, the animals friendly, and the gift shop is well stocked with items made from plants in the gardens.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

We didn't find easy to locate but once we did we were not disappointed. Had lovely chat with owner and enjoyed a lavender tea. Took some lovely photos in the lavender fields with amazing backdrop of mountains. Bought some oils which we have enjoyed.

1  Thank georgie61
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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

It’s a little bit out of the way but if you’ve ever dreamed of one of those perfect Insta shots featuring yourself walking through a lavender field, this is your chance. Be prepared: the plants are swarming with bees. It’s worth the risk.

Thank teenlancett
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Myself, my husband and our son came here the other day we had the best time! We had lavender scones went for a wander in the lavender garden and then went to feed the sheep and chickens, the staff where so friendly!! Really helpful and...More

1  Thank Jasminc664
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

My family of 5 stayed 29th December, unfortunately for only one night, I would have loved to stay longer. The accomodation was lovely, clean and comfortable with warm fresh baked bread for breakfast. It was lovely walking through the gardens looking at the lavender and...More

Thank warer2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

pretty farm. poor reception, no tour must self tour. bees every where. poor informatoin on the Lavender uses.

1  Thank csijones
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

My girlfriend and I actively decided to visit the lavender farm as she is really into these types of products and experiences. We drove there.. which is a little out of town and off the main road.. so my point is.. if you drive there.....More

3  Thank gregpwilliams
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens - yes they are not exquisitely maintained, but tranquil and lovely nonetheless. All you can hear is bees buzzing and birds chirping. A number of lavender gardens, with other sweet-smelling herbs to discover around their boundaries. A large pen with chooks and roaming...More

1  Thank TwoAndAHalfAussies
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Response from CaraCorwin | Reviewed this property |
They have a sweet little gift shop where you can also have scones and tea. They have quite a few lavender and non-lavender themed items and the woman who runs the place is very nice and interesting to talk with. If you... More
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