RAPAURA Watergardens, Thames

4.4
#1 of 6 in Parks in Thames
Must see · Garden · Nature / Park
Enjoy the colors and scents of an award-winning garden at RAPAURA Watergardens, a tranquil oasis abundant with native plant and animal life. The seasonal displays of domestic and exotic flowers make this a great place to amble around at all times of year. See the rushing waters of natural waterfalls and listen to the sounds of the forest in this 26 hectare (64 acre) park. You can relax at the onsite restaurant/cafe (the cafe is open October-April), and extend your visit at one of the attraction's two boutique accommodations. Take a look at our Thames tour itinerary maker app to schedule your visit to RAPAURA Watergardens and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We stumbled across this hidden Watergardens on our way to Whitianga, never heard of it but was quickly amazed once we were there. Host was super friendly, the garden are so well maintained and is...  more »
  • We stopped by in the morning even though they were not officially open. Said we could walk the grounds. Two paths to take, both beautiful. Would be stunning when things are in full bloom.  more »
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  • What an amazing place. Gardens were beautiful, a real credit to the owner. Then the food. Oh my god so delicious. Everything was perfect. The owner, chef and staff all take the time to come and chat to you.
  • Such a relaxing and calming place! A must for anyone seeking mindfulness. Try having a coffee or tea at their outdoor tables. Wort every minute!
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