Indulge yourself with our home-baked delights, 'dam' good coffees, hearty soups and scrumptious sandwiches.
Recommended by international travel guidebooks, Rapaura is a 64-acre private estate nestled in the midst of the Coromandel Forest Park.
Ideally situated as a base from which to explore the Coromandel, we offer accommodation in either the Lodge or a country cottage.
Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Thames on TripAdvisor and
considered one of the Top Attractions on the Coromandel Peninsula.
Awarded "Garden of Distinction" by the Canterbury Horticultural Society, Rapaura was one of the initial 12 gardens to receive this award.
The Gardens are back open, so we welcome you to come and visit. They are open from 9am – 4pm, 7 days a week. We will only close the gardens when there are inclement weather conditions in the area. Entrance price is reduced to $10.00 for adults and Free for children, up to 15 years old.
Our Café, KORU, is now closed for the winter period, re-opening in October.
Our Accommodation is also closed, until further notice.