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The Emporium

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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A hidden gem in Kaikoura.

Tucked behind a Caltex service station on Kaikoura's main street is this gem of a find. An... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SimonQ962
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Lindfield, United Kingdom
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Escape room

My husband and two teenage daughters played and we escaped in 51 minutes! Each of us contributed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brentc194
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Brampton
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There is something for everyone at The Emporium- Our most recent attraction is an Escape room game. A themed room with clues and puzzles to work through to complete a challenge, you've only got 60mins- can you beat the clock?? The 18 hole Mini Golf...more
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57a Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tucked behind a Caltex service station on Kaikoura's main street is this gem of a find. An excellent locally themed mini golf (crazy golf to us brits), a craft brewery and two escape rooms. We tried the mini golf (4 over par, but with 4...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and two teenage daughters played and we escaped in 51 minutes! Each of us contributed to solve the mystery. What a fun way to spend a cloudy cool day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brentc194
Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great family, awesome teamwork! We are so glad you enjoyed it. Thanks so much for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Emporium late in the day and really enjoyed it. The only thing I would say is that is it advertised as a brewery and mini golf but you can't drink beer on the premises as they don't have a license!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AvidGlobeHopper
Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, and for the review. We are glad you enjoyed the mini golf. We advertise that we are a brewery because that is true, but we don't advertise that we are a bar. We do have an off-licence though so you can buy...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We were staying across the road at the Top 10 Holiday Park and thought we would come play some mini golf with our 4 year old. We had a ball especially as it was Halloween and they had decorated the place! Such great fun and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here, hopefully you make it back for another visit one day. Cheers, Paul & Laura

Reviewed 17 June 2018

I don't drink beer but we visited because my husband wanted to fill some bottles to take home with us. I'm assured that the beer is excellent. And much to my surprise, Emporium have the best mini golf course we've played in NZ! The course...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jia_in_NZ
Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks so much guys! We look forward to seeing you back here again sometime soon.

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We did a couple of mini golf courses in Kaikoura and this was our favourite! The 18 holes are great fun and worth a trip round. The couple who run it are very friendly - you can purchase their craft beer too (which you can’t...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JodieF8888
Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Cheers guys, thanks for visiting :)

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great little mini golf course - challenging but super fun. Note, alcohol license doesn’t allow their delicious brews to be consumed on site and the course isn’t very well lit for those visiting after 5pm in the colder months. Bit of a work in progress,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EmmaJZ
Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for visiting! Come back and see us again next year, we'll have those flood lights sorted by then, and hopefully a place for you to sit and enjoy our beers on site too. :)

Reviewed 27 April 2018

My daughter and I played a round of mini golf which we enjoyed so much my daughter didn't want to leave! It was the first time I've played it and now I want to play again. We were the only ones there (it was early)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hi Rebecca, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you both enjoyed it! Mini golf is great, we hope you get to play again soon. :)

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great wee mini golf course tucked off the main road. Not hugely popular so weren’t rushed around the course which was great. Affordable and great. We used the honesty system as it was a public holiday so was nice that we could still play when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks for the review, we're glad you enjoyed it even though we were not there. It's nice to hear that the course can run itself well when needed. Thanks for playing!

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Nice selection of holes with topical local themes (the cow island was a highlight). Good condition, could have been a little more challenging, but still great fun a fun.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 71DanS
Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thanks for the review, glad you had fun. If you come again ask us for tips on how to make it more challenging, we have a 'special' golf club you can use! :)

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