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WaiparaDon’t look for a village or a town square when you arrive in the Waipara Valley, instead be prepared to scour to find its hidden delights.

Award-winning wineries, stunning scenic walkways and delicacy producing farms are all here. You’ll even find an outdoor art gallery that’s been established in a disused quarry and an old historic steam train chugging through the scenic Weka Pass.

This is one of New Zealand’s premier wine growing regions, producing wines that have won international awards.

Waipara Valley is the Hurunui’s pantry, home to a range of authentic food producers and farmers, offering everything from lamb and truffles to olives.

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Mount Brown Estates

Phone: +64 27 521 6693
Address: Purchas Road, RD,, Amberley
Email:
Web: www.mountbrown.co.nz

Tastings by appointment only.

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The Vineyard Shed

Phone: +64 314 6162 or +64 21 188 3289
Address: 55 Darnley Road, Waipara
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A cosy studio overlooking a boutique, family run vineyard.  Wonderful setting and views. Wine sales.

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Frog Rock Vineyard / North Field Wines

Address: 253 Mackenzies Road, Waipara
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Open for tastings by appointment only.

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Bellbird Spring

Phone: +64 3 314 6007
Address: 306 Georges Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.bellbirdspring.co.nz

Visits by appointment.

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Athena Olives

Phone: +64 3 314 6774
Address: 164 McKenzies Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.athenaolives.co.nz

3,000 tree olive grove. Tastings available, as are pre-booked tours.

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The Shearer's Cottage at Limestone Hills

Phone: +64 3 314 9921
Address: 680 Ram Paddock Road, Amberley, 7482
Web: www.limestonehills.co.nz/cottage

Charming two bedroom self-contained cottage overlooking our small truffiere and vineyard, nestling under Mt Brown and above the start of the Waipara River gorge.

Glenmark Vicarage / Vicarage Barn

Phone: +64 3 314 6775
Fax: +64 3 314 6775
Address: 161 Church Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.glenmarkvicarage.co.nz
Price: $195 - $230.00 (NZD)

The Old Glenmark Vicarage is an historic landmark in the heart of the Waipara Wine Valley. Built in 1906, The Vicarage is a beautiful example of late 19th century architecture set amongst 100 year old trees, established gardens and our boutique vineyard. ...

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Hurunui Trails: Waipara Valley Vineyard Trail

Address: Waipara
Web: www.hurunuitrails.org.nz

Pass through world-class vineyards and historic farms; visit cellar doors and dine at winery restaurants; experience Greening Waipara Biodiversity Trails, the historical steam train at Weka Pass Railway and other activities in the area. Enjoy a trail des ...

Sherwood Estate Wines

Phone: +64 3 314 6962
Address: 113 Church Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.sherwood.co.nz

Wines Sales.  Open: Mon-Fri 11am - 5pm and Sat-Sun by appointment.

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Antills Vineyard

Phone: +64 3 314 6997
Address: 684 Weka Pass Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.antills.co.nz

Pinot Noir Tasting.  Open for visits by appointment in weekends.

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Natural High - Waipara Wine Tour

Free phone: 0800 444 144
Address: Christchurch/Waipara
Email:
Web: www.naturalhigh.co.nz
Price: $275 (NZD)

Uncork the pleasures of the Waipara Valley, a region well-known for its award-winning aromatic wines and spectacular views of the Southern Alps. This tour offers relaxed, easy riding along an off-road cycle trail and quiet country roads, with leisurely st ...

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Waipara Winds Vineyard & Bistro

Address: Georges Road, Waipara

Bistro opening September 2017.

Kings Truffles

Phone: +64 21 028 57801
Address: 121 Kings Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.kingstruffles.com

Kings Truffles is a team with passion and dedication for growing, harvesting and supply world-class Black Truffles (Tuber melanosporum) from New Zealand soils.

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Muddy Water Wines

Phone: +64 3 314 6100
Address: 376 Omihi Road, Waipara
Web: www.muddywater.co.nz

Cellar door - tastings and sales.  Open: Monday - Sunday, 11am - 4pm.

Waipara Springs Winery and Cafe

Phone: +64 3 314 6777
Fax: +64 3 314 6777
Address: State Highway 1, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.waiparasprings.co.nz

Waipara Springs is a boutique vineyard and winery located in the warm, dry Waipara Valley. Wines are produced on the premises from estate grown fruit and the results have been enjoyed both in New Zealand and internationally since . Come and join us in the ...

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Dunnolly Vineyard Cottage

Phone: +64 3 314 6940
Address: 157 Church Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.vineyardcottage-dunnolly.com

Our luxury cottage is located in the north of the stunning Waipara Valley. Positioned on one of the region's leading grape producing vineyards, www.dunnolly.co.nz , this idyllic standalone bed and breakfast accommodation offers its guests a spectacular, p ...

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Annie's Loft & Studio

Phone: +64 3 314 6184 or +64 21 483 112
Address: 169 Mackenzies Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.anniesloft.co.nz
Price: $185 - $285.00 (NZD)

Welcome to the secluded, peaceful, retreat of Annie's Loft & Studio – two luxury vineyard accommodation options in a charming renovated homestead at Waipara River Estate, 169 Mackenzies Road in the heart of the Waipara Valley - the ideal place to esca ...

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House of Ball

Phone: +64 3 314 6909
Fax: +64 3 314 6909
Address: 345 Mackenzies Road, Waipara, 7483
Email:
Web: www.houseofball.co.nz
Price: $100 - $180.00 (NZD)

Comfortable country estate with outstanding views of the Waipara Valley. Boutique winery making estate grown wines.

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Dancing Water

Phone: +64 3 314 6979
Address: Waipara
Email:
Web: www.dancingwater.co.nz

Tastings and sales by appointment.

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Georges Road Wines

Phone: +64 21 121 8669
Address: 625 Mt Brown Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.georgesroadwines.co.nz

Visit our picturesque cellar door and taste our delicious range of single vineyard wines - Syrah, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Rose and Noble Riesling. Meet the winemaker and take a look around the winery and vineyard. Open for tastings by appointm ...

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Bishops Head Wines

Phone: +64 3 314 6124
Fax: +64 3 314 6125
Address: 124 Mackenzie Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.bishopshead.co.nz

Bishops Head is a boutique winery found in the Waipara Valley at the northern end of the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand. We take our name from the majestic limestone rock-face, found deep in the Waipara Gorge known locally as the Bishop's Head.

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Waipara Gardens and Post Office

Phone: +64 3 314 6895
Address: 63 Glenmark Drive, Waipara
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Post, postal supplies, dairy, spray free garden vegetables and fruit.  Open Mon-Fri 8am - 10am and 3pm - 5pm

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Waipara River Estate

Phone: +64 21 483 112
Address: 169 Mackenzies Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.waiparariver.com

Tastings and sales by appointment only.

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Torlesse Wines

Phone: +64 3 314 6929
Fax: +64 3 314 6867
Address: State Highway 1, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.torlesse.co.nz

Torlesse Wines takes its name from an early Canterbury resident, surveyor and farmer, Englishman Charles Torlesse. He gave his name to the Torlesse mountain range which part circles the Canterbury Plains and was at one time the largest land owner and farm ...

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Weka Pass Railway

Phone: +64 3 962 2999
Address: Glenmark Drive, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.wekapassrailway.co.nz

The Weka Pass Railway operators using steam and diesel locomotives on a 25km scenic ride through the unique limestone beauty of the Weka Pass.   Trains operate between Waipara Glenmark Station and Waikari, usually on the first and third Sundays of e ...

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The Boneline

Phone: +64 3 314 8699
Address: 376 Ram Paddock Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.theboneline.co.nz

Tastings, sales and tours by appointment.  Sales: Monday - Friday 10am to 3pm (please phone first)

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Sandow Riding School

Phone: +64 3 314 5949
Address: 1689 Omihi Road, RD 3, Amberley, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.sandow.co.nz

Christchurch's oldest established riding school is now offering lessons and treks at the Omihi saddle. Bookings essential.

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Waipara Sleepers

Phone: +64 3 314 6003
Address: 12 Glenmark Drive, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.waiparasleepers.co.nz
Price: $25 - $70.00 (NZD)

Waipara Sleepers delivers a unique experience, providing accommodation in a selection of converted historic railway wagons. Each retains its original period features and sits on it's own piece of track, wheels and all! Nestled within a real country garden ...

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Mountford Estate Vineyard & Winery

Phone: +64 3 314 6199
Address: State Highway 1, 434 Omihi Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.mountfordvineyard.co.nz

Tastings and sales by appointment only.

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Barb's Place

Phone: +64 3 314 6122
Address: 7a Johnston Street, Waipara Valley
Email:
Web: www.barbsplace.co.nz

Boutique Dinner Bed & Breakfast in the heart of Canterbury's premier wine producing region - Waipara Valley.  King suites, cooking classes, speciality lunches.

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Southern Boundary Wines

Phone: +64 3 314 6956
Address: 167 Bain Road, Waipara
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By appointment only.

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Stephenson Estate

Phone: +64 21 044 6628
Address: 323 Georges Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.stephensonestate.co.nz

Tastings by appointment only.  Wines sales online - www.stephensonestate.co.nz 

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Waipara Adventure Centre

Phone: +64 3 314 6881
Address: Darnley Road, Waipara
Email:
Web: www.bbwrp.co.nz

Large purpose built facility which can cater for two independent groups at once. Over 7 hectares of naturally landscaped park setting 10kms from Amberley Walkway through the grounds Formed pool in the riverbed for swimming, canoeing or other aquatic ...

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