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    Rapaura Water Gardens

    586 Tapu-Coroglen Road, Tapu 3575, New Zealand
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    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    The gardens are stunning even in winter. The water features are beautiful. The sound of the river and waterfalls are so peaceful and tranquil. The walk up the to the falls is amazing, especially accompanied by the ducks. The water features are non-motorized and are...More

    Thank Liza V
    Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

    To describe Rapaura water gardens in words is almost futile… It is much more a feast for the senses than anything else. And what a feast it is. In every direction you turn, there is a new gift to explore. A new treasure to unearth....More

    Thank Kai_Aloha_Traveler
    Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

    Just spent a wonderful long weekend staying in The Lodge, at Raupara Watergardens. Great hospitality, amazing 1970s house, paradise like setting. Couldn't ask better if you want to get away from it all. This is a very special retreat to basics, in a very comfortable...More

    Thank FSwift
    Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

    Having visited this garden in 2005 was keen to revisit and share it with my Tasmanian man .. we took lunch because we were not sure if there was a restaurant .. on arrival a very pleasant lass told us there were tables outside for...More

    1  Thank Robyn G
    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    just 3 guest rooms making this place a very quiet and relaxing one. you enjoy the gardens fully on your own when it is not open to the public. Home away from home and you have Sasha's skill to make pastries hard to choose from.

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    • Free Parking
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    • US$96 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Room Tips
    "the cottage is mid-range when the 2 other apartments are on the luxury side"
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    "Either lodge or cottage are as quite as can be."
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    "Come with food and earplugs as the roof is noisy when it rains or something crawls over it!"
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    "Suggest you get some supplies from Thames for meals if you don't plan on venturing out and the restaurant..."
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