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Riccarton House & Bush

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Riccarton House & Bush

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16 Kahu Road, Christchurch 8041 New Zealand
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wmjowett wrote a review Oct 2020
Upper Hutt, New Zealand50 contributions6 helpful votes
A beautiful old home tucked away in some precious native bush. Our tour guide was excellent and gave us a great insight into what life for the Deans family would have been like. We didn't have time to go through the bush but will definitely do so on our next visit to
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from RiccartonH, Manager at Riccarton House & Bush
Responded 30 Jan 2021
Next time wander through the bush. It is rather special.
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Merrin B wrote a review Oct 2020
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The enthusiasm of the tour guide was infectious and her knowledge of the Deans family really impressive. This is a first class immersion into important Canterbury history. The house is immaculately and beautifully set out, with much detail to give visitors a real sense of the
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from RiccartonH, Manager at Riccarton House & Bush
Responded 30 Jan 2021
So pleased you enjoyed the tour. It is a pretty amazing story.
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Alison Thompson wrote a review Sep 2020
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Our guide was super and brought alive the history of Canterbury and the Dean's family. Very interesting stories and the house is beautiful. We enjoyed eating great food from the cafe on the verandah, enjoying the sun and view of stream. We walked Dean's Bush and saw many Kereru.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Katrina c wrote a review Jul 2020
Napier, New Zealand16 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderfully exclusive tour of Riccarton House with the lovely Anita. She was very knowledgeable and an absolute pleasure to spend time with. It’s a beautiful, well maintained property and we would highly recommend this heritage attraction.
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Andrea Skelly wrote a review Jul 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand7 contributions
This is always a great place to be on a sunny Saturday or Sunday. The old native trees are incredible. I've walked the tracks so many times and still am not bored of them.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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