Dancing Sands Distillery

Dancing Sands Distillery, Takaka: Hours, Address, Dancing Sands Distillery Reviews: 5/5

Dancing Sands Distillery
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Dancing Sands Distillery is a brick & mortar distillery with a cellar door where you can drop in for a free tasting and to learn more about how we make our products. You can view the still and our production area from the cellar door and chat to our friendly staff to answer any questions you may have. Our Cellar Door opening hours are 10AM – 4PM Monday – Saturday
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Alayna A
London, Uk9 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
Love Gin or know others who do? I can highly recommend Dancing Sands Distillery in Takaka, NZ - have been there twice now in person and will buy online in future. They make fabulous boutique flavours as well as straight up and dry. And their sets of smaller bottles make great gifts for friends or for ourselves when we can’t decide on one flavour. Wonderful products, staff and service.
Last time we were there we left behind an item of value to us while on our way back to Picton ferry. Without question they posted it back to us in Wellington - def going the extra mile there!
Written 15 January 2022
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Logan K
2 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
First off let me start by saying I have made a TripAdvisor account specifically to recommend Dancing Sands, it's that good!

Wow what an experience. Awesome set up and facility with some people who are REALLY keen and clued up on their gin!! The knowledge and passion in the whole place is unreal. Of course the gin is superb too, have bought a few to sample and no doubt going to be ordering some online later on!

Really cannot recommend this enough, only went there today and already I'm recommending it to so many people! It's worth making the trip to Takaka just to visit believe me!
Written 21 October 2021
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Wow, thank you for this fantastic review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your visit experience. Our team are amazing and so passionate about what they do, we're pleased so saw that first hand on your visit
Written 29 November 2021
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HelgenB
Christchurch, New Zealand20 contributions
Aug 2021
Thanks so much for the awesome tasting and knowledge of mixers to use on your interesting and exotic flavoured gins. You were so welcoming and engaging with us. SO so appreciative. ❤️
Written 7 August 2021
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Thanks for visiting us, great to hear you enjoyed your visit!
Written 29 November 2021
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Galeo7
Auckland, New Zealand50 contributions
Apr 2021 • Couples
Was really keen to visit this place as I had read about the gin and the bottles looked amazing. Although it was only 10 in the morning I decided to try a gin tasting (measures are quite small!). As suspect I loved the Sauvignon and also the Dry but the others are also very interesting. The lady taking the tasting was great & included a couple of discount cards for future purchases. Just check opening times as they weren’t open Mon at this time of year.
Written 21 April 2021
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NZer71
Havelock North, New Zealand123 contributions
Mar 2021 • Couples
Went to Dancing Sands Distillery for gin tasting. Definitely worth the visit if you like gin. Some really different flavors like sauvignon blanc and bourbon gins! Very informative and welcoming staff.
Written 3 April 2021
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Irene M
Auckland, New Zealand38 contributions
Mar 2021
My friend and I enjoyed our tasting visit and came away with a bottle each. The lady serving us was very friendly and helpful. I really loved the Dry followed by the Sauvignon Blanc. Highly recommended
Written 31 March 2021
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Superpear
Ashburton, New Zealand1,337 contributions
Feb 2021
Oh yeah!!! If you like gin, then this is a must do. This distillery basically does magic with different flavours and has perfected a brilliant range of gins, all of which you can taste. We got talking with the owner and he was kind enough to take us to where the magic happens and their one still. It was a lovely way to spend an hour plus our drinks cabinet has now been topped up.
Written 2 March 2021
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Cesar P
Wellington, New Zealand1 contribution
Jan 2021 • Family
Great tasting room with Gins, Whiskey, Vodkas and Blue Agave Tequila. Mellisa was an awesome host and took you through the whole offering. Highly recommend a stop, taste and a chat.
Written 18 January 2021
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Tia
2 contributions
Jan 2021 • Couples
We had a really great tasting experience, And cannot believe the tasting was free!
We were impressed by the gin range, really good quality. Our favourite was the Sauvignon Blanc gin, so bought a bottle to take home.
Definitely will be back!
Written 4 January 2021
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Thanks for visiting our Cellar Door, glad you enjoyed our gin!
Written 24 January 2021
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Andrew W
Culverden, null, New Zealand30 contributions
Jan 2021 • Friends
Free tasting of their full range of gins. With matching tonics or sodas if wanted,
Knowledgeable host
Written 3 January 2021
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Glad you enjoyed your visit to our Cellar Door, thank you for feedback!
Written 24 January 2021
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