Rapaura Watergarden Thames NZ

Welcome to RAPAURA

Rapaura Watergarden Thames NZ

Award winning watergardens

Rapaura Watergarden Thames NZ

So much to see...

Rapaura Watergarden Thames NZ
Rapaura Watergarden Thames NZ
Rapaura Watergarden Thames NZ
Rapaura Watergarden Thames NZ
Koru Restaurant

KORU Restaurant & Cafe

Indulge yourself with our home-baked delights, 'dam' good coffees, hearty soups and scrumptious sandwiches.



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Rapaura Watergardens

The Watergardens

Recommended by international travel guidebooks, Rapaura is a 64-acre private estate nestled in the midst of the Coromandel Forest Park.



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Rapaura Boutique Accommodation

Boutique Accommodation

Ideally situated as a base from which to explore the Coromandel, we offer accommodation in either the Lodge or a country cottage.



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tranquil and peaceful...

Award winning excellence

Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Thames on TripAdvisor and considered one of the Top Attractions on the Coromandel Peninsula.

Tripadvisor 2020
NZ Garden Trust - Award "garden of Distinction"

Awarded "Garden of Distinction" by the Canterbury Horticultural Society, Rapaura was one of the initial 12 gardens to receive this award.

COVID-19 notice:

 
The Gardens are open, so we welcome you to come and visit. They are open from 9am – 5pm, 7 days a week. We will only close the gardens when there are inclement weather conditions in the area or the Covid Levels change.
Entrance price is $15.00 for adults and $6.00 for children, up to 15 years old.

 

Our Café, KORU, is now back open from 9am to 4pm, 7 days a week.

 

Our Accommodation is also back open so have a look at our Accommodation page for more information and availability.