Fodor's Expert Review Rapaura Watergardens

Tapu–Coroglen Road Garden

Explore this 64-acre private estate, nurtured for more than 40 years with lush lawns, garden beds, and native forest and adorned with ponds, streams, waterfalls, fountains, and garden art. Trails lead through seasonal displays of primulas and spring bulbs, azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias, lilies, hydrangeas, and water lilies. Vegetable gardens supply Koru, the highly recommended garden café known for its wholesome house baking and local Coromandel produce. Rapaura also offers self-catering accommodations in either a Boutique Lodge or Garden Cottage.


Quick Facts

586 Tapu–Coroglen Rd.
Tapu, Waikato  3575, New Zealand


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: NZ$15, Café closed May--Sept.

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