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Zealong Tea Estate

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Discover Tea Experience: in just under two hours, you will learn the fascinating story behind Zealong, see how tea is made, experience a traditional tea ceremony, explore tea's rich history and culture, pose for a souvenir photo in traditional tea...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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495 Gordonton Road | Private Bag 3210, Hamilton 3281, New Zealand
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+64 7-853 3018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s much more than high tea ($45) there is so much to learn and taste. It’s well worth while, I would consider doing a tour.

Thank Vikki P
ZealongT1, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Vicki, thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip to our Estate. We love the pictures! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited vary large tea estates in Assam, Munnar and Darjeeling, India. When I landed in Hamilton and found Zealong Tea estate on map, the only tea estate of New Zealand, I was extremely surprised. I was very much curious to visit. I cycled...More

Thank bakulmaster
ZealongT1, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you bakulmaster for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Estate. We are glad that you enjoyed seeing the native wildlife that live amongst our tea bushes and that you enjoyed our black tea. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard that Zeelong was a really good place to go for a special morning tea but it surpassed all expectations. We strolled through the beautiful grounds before having our morning tea. Not only did we have a wonderful range of teas to try at...More

Thank destinia126
ZealongT1, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora Destinia, thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip to the Estate. We are very happy that you enjoyed our range of Organic Certified, New Zealand Grown Teas and that you loved the food. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a cup of tea on the way back to Auckland. We parked outside the main building and then found out that the Tea House is at the back with another parking area. Very amazing atmosphere and environment. $25 minimum charge per person....More

Thank LilyChak
ZealongT1, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lily, thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip to the Estate. We are pleased that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the tea. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Zealong tea estate goes from strength to strength. A must if visiting the Waikato or simply for that special event. The tea is superb, the food exquisite in both taste and presentation. Indulge in tea infused delicacies and then take a gentle stroll to their...More

Thank Vicki S
Zealong T, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Vicki, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit. We are glad that you loved the food and enjoyed the statues along our tea walk. We love your pictures! We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing venue, beautiful grounds, fantastic food, an awesome experience. I loved the historic figures around the property. A must place to visit and enjoy a modern day high tea experience.More

Thank Dymond1068
Zealong T, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Kia Ora Dymond106 - Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent trip to the estate. We are delighted that you enjoyed the walk around the property and your high tea experience. We hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This was a private occasion and location. The food buffet style was delicious. The staff were attentive and friendly. Samples of the Zealong tea were most enjoyable. The weather was atrocious but large golf umbrellas were on hand. The view is beautiful. I passed through...More

Thank Jozzy2016
Zealong T, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Jozzy Thank you for letting us know about your recent visit to our Estate. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and found our staff helpful during your event. We look forward to seeing you back again, hopefully on a day with less...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Took friends for an afternoon out and we loved the tour and the High Tea. Liam was a fantastic tour guide - knowledgable, personable and great sense of humour. Definitely recommend - food was perfect.More

Thank marsgordon65
Zealong T, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Marsgordon65, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to Zealong Tea Estate. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour, and that you found our tour guide Liam a delight. We hope to see you back again...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A must stop to enjoy a cup of pure New Zealand tea with high tea on the beatiful balcony facing tea estate in beautiful Waikato countrysideMore

Thank azmighani
Zealong T, Admin at Zealong Tea Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Azmighani, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to Zealong Tea Estate. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the high tea, and that you loved the view from our balcony out over the Estate. We hope to...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Tea House comfortable plus the setting and view are very nice. Good service although disappointed we were not given a little overview on the teas so we made random choices. Would have liked to be able to try more than one but enjoyed the one...More

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rachy270
17 August 2018|
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Response from Alikr2015 | Reviewed this property |
Have to book
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Maureen K
22 July 2017|
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Response from ZealongT | Property representative |
Hi Maureen, thank you for your question. We do have a wheelchair available and also a golf cart for the outdoor section of the guided tour.
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raojosyulaprakash399
30 August 2016|
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Response from Judy O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, when we visited Zeelong Tea Estate, we enjoyed the Classic High Tea off the menu. Tea is included in the cost of this. Or you can have just hot tea - there is a charge but there is a very generous amount - not just one... More
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