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12 Jun 2016
“Cooking tour”
21 Feb 2014
“something different”
When in Hanmer Springs do something special and experience ‘A Taste of Italy’ in the middle of traditional sheep and cattle high-country. Top quality extra virgin olive oil is grown & produced from 1300 olive trees on land that was once only used...more
Amuri Estate Olive Grove | 128 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5059
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We booked this tour because of the good reviews. We met in the morning with Valeria (Val) who was extremely friendly, very welcoming and easy to talk to and she spoke and understood English very well. Val then took us on an informative tour around...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Reviewed 22 February 2014

It was an amazing experience to connect with lovely people who chose an alternative lifestyle. Very interesting tour of olive Grove with insight into olive oil making and varieties of olive trees. Lunch with hosts Lisa and Chris gave an opportunity to exchange travel experiences...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed 6 December 2012

We absolutely loved our visit. The hostess was fantastic, I haven't laughed so much in a long time! Lisa had a wealth of knowledge about olives and shared this freely. I enjoyed her enthusiasm. Lunch after the tour was amazing. We even took photos of...More

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Amuri Olives was a highlight of our girls weekend away. I found the olive grove tour very interesting and informative. We had a beautiful lunch platter with great wine overlooking some of New Zealand's spectacular scenery. We enjoyed Lisa's company throughout the afternoon. Lisa was...More

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank Margo D
Reviewed 4 December 2012 via mobile

This place is poised overlooking one of the most amazing views you could ever imagine for a house. The tour of the olive grove was interesting as was the olive oil tasting. Some nice pointers on the different types of oil. To top it off...More

1  Thank Micko2911
Reviewed 5 October 2012

We spent a long weekend in Hanmer Springs having been there on our honeymoon 17 years before and vowing to return. We were delighted to have found Lisa & Chris at the Amuri Olive Grove and were lucky enough to spend the entire afternoon with...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Denise S
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Amuri Olives is an absolute MUST when in Hanmer! My friend and I spent a few wonderful hours with Lisa and Chris, outstanding views, the most delicious olive oil, fantastic food, a glass of wine and clever comfortable conversation! Our beautiful hosts (both 2 and...More

Date of experience: May 2012
2  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We were spending the weekend in Hanmer as a Social Club event and decided from various brochers that the Oil Grove tour might be something different to try. It was all of that and so much more. You are treated to some of the best...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank deb d
Reviewed 17 January 2012

My husband and I went along with our children and we all had a great time. The kids loved the pizzas and there was loads of space for them to explore while we relaxed with our food and a glass of wine.

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank Annette P
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