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Stonehenge Aotearoa

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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" More interesting than I thought"

Driven past a fair few times thinking this was some sort of copycat of the UK version...however... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Sid H
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Levin
At last!

Stonehenge Aotearoa has been on my bucket list for a long time and finally achieved it on the... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
KiwiKerry53
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Take a tour into the past and discover the secrets of lost civilizations. Although similar in size and appearance to the Stonehenge on Salisbury plain, Stonehenge Aotearoa is not a replica. It is a complete and working structure designed for its...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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51 Ahiaruhe Road | R.d.2, Carterton 5792, New Zealand
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+64 6-377 1600
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Driven past a fair few times thinking this was some sort of copycat of the UK version...however this is not the case. A strong astrological leaning and learning is to the forefront of the Henge...and with an introduction from the friendly and informative lady at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

I had been meaning to write this updated review a while ago.I wrote a review about this place and I was honest and really enjoyed the warmth hospitality and the feeling I got from the place and the owners. Since then I have brought family...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Grant H
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from Martinborough. Was somewhat disappointed when I saw the $15 entry as this seems quite steep. The Cobblestones museum in Greytown is a much larger attraction , also running on entry fees and donations only, and only cost...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Don't arrive thinking its all about looking at a replica of UK's Stonehenge. This is so very different and so much more because you are presented with a fully working Astronomical clock. Not only that but also be given the information you will need to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Stonehenge-Aotearoa, Manager at Stonehenge Aotearoa, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for your response. We really appreciate the time and the thought you have put into it. It is the enthusiasm of the visitors that really keeps us going. Most people are just so interesting, it is very easy to welcome them into our...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

The name draws you to this place. Lots of photos of the real one in UK but they tell you it is not a copy to cover themselves. Much better to go to a proper observatory to get a far better understanding of our skies....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank keleri
Stonehenge-Aotearoa, Manager at Stonehenge Aotearoa, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Our henge is a working observatory, very accurate for its exact position on the earth. I am sorry you did not give yourself the chance to find this out. You would be welcome to come and find out that there is so much more to...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit, learnt heaps, and the family have new Star Signs to deal with. Very interesting. L

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MichaelB18636
Kay L, Manager at Stonehenge Aotearoa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for your review, we appreciate it. I am so glad that you found this a valuable experience. Come again.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We found this place just ok🤔. The $15:00 per person entry was on the steep side. We understand that this is a unique place but would be happy to pay $10:00. The bathrooms were filthy. They need to lift their game if they are charging...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank firstannie
Kay L, Manager at Stonehenge Aotearoa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for your response. It will always be a work in progress as we have many ideas. It would be lovely to have the money to get professionals to help but we cannot do that. However, we do take your comments seriously.

Reviewed 7 February 2018

Stonehenge Aotearoa has been on my bucket list for a long time and finally achieved it on the weekend, when I went to the Martinborough Fair. I had imagined it would be a copy of the Salisbury Stonehenge in the UK, but I was totally...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KiwiKerry53
Stonehenge-Aotearoa, Manager at Stonehenge Aotearoa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Glad you took the time to write and so glad you enjoyed yourself here. Unfortunately, everything costs and we have to survive too.

Reviewed 24 January 2018

Stonehenge Aotearoa is not a replica of Stonehenge at the Salisbury Plains, it was built exactly for the spot and it is definitely worth a visit. There are guided tours available which must be super interesting. We got there after the guided tours had finished...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank DorisDave
Kay L, Manager at Stonehenge Aotearoa, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you so much for your review. You make it all worthwhile. I am glad you loved it as much as we do and we would love to see you again at a guided tour or some of our other functions. People who came to...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

soooooooooooooooooooo glad we visited - such a gem - incredible, spiritual, emotional - our teens aged 19 and 15 loved it - a little piece of paradise with super friendly hosts - will come again and recommend to all - a real Must Do !!!!!!

Date of experience: January 2018
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