Fodor's Expert Review Lavendyl Lavender Farm

Kaikoura Garden

Inland and just north of the town center, rows of lavender stretch out against the stunning backdrop of Mt. Fyffe and the Seaward Kaikoura Range. At this working 5-acre farm, visitors are welcome to walk through the heavenly scented gardens and from December to February, watch the blossom harvest. In the shop, bunches of lavender hang from the ceiling and lavender mustards, chutneys, soaps, oils, and salves line the shelves. There's a café, of sorts, serving tea and coffee, ice creams, and cold drinks and a few lavender-flavor treats. They also have two rustic self-contained B&B cottages in the garden.

Garden Store/Mall

Quick Facts

268 Postmans Rd.
Kaikoura, Canterbury  7371, New Zealand

03-319–5473

www.lavenderfarm.co.nz

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: NZ$5 (peak summer months), otherwise NZ$2; check website for up-to-date information

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