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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 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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Weka Pass Railway

Free phone: 0800 935 272
Address: Glenmark Drive, Waipara
Web: www.wekapassrailway.co.nz

The Weka Pass Railway operators using steam and diesel locomotives on a 12.8km 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 ...

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Stephenson Estate

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

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

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Torlesse Wines

Phone: +64 3 314 6929
Fax: +64 3 314 6867
Address: State Highway 1, Waipara
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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House of Ball

Phone: +64 3 314 6909
Fax: +64 3 314 6909
Address: 345 Mackenzies Road, Waipara, 7483
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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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.

Natural High - Waipara Wine Tour

Free phone: 0800 444 144
Address: Christchurch/Waipara
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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Bishops Head Wines

Phone: +64 3 314 6124
Fax: +64 3 314 6125
Address: 124 Mackenzie Road, Waipara
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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Greystone Wine Tour

Phone: +64 3 314 6100
Address: 376 Omihi Road, State Highway 1, Waipara
Web: www.greystonewines.co.nz/pages/tours
Price: $95 (NZD)

Greystone offers guided tours of our vineyard & winery every weekday. We invite you to explore our special place with this intimate wine experience.   Tour Details Our tour begins at 11.30am from Greystone's Cellar each weekday. 376 Omihi Road ...

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Annie's Loft & Studio

Phone: +64 3 314 6184 or +64 21 483 112
Address: 169 Mackenzies Road, Waipara
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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Bellbird Spring

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

Visits by appointment.

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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.

The Boneline

Phone: +64 3 314 8699
Address: 376 Ram Paddock Road, Waipara
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
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 Valley Vineyard Trail (Hurunui Trails)

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 ...

Waipara Springs Winery and Cafe

Phone: +64 3 314 6777
Fax: +64 3 314 6777
Address: State Highway 1, Waipara
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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Black Estate Winery B&B

Address: Omihi Road, Waipara
Web: www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/20947953
Price: $249 (NZD)

A beautiful guesthouse at Black Estate's organic vineyard. Located on the ground floor of an architecturally designed building which also houses a lunch time restaurant (Cuisine Winery Restaurant of the Year 2017) at the opposite end. The views are v ...

Sherwood Estate Wines

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

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

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Frog Rock Vineyard / North Field Wines

Address: 253 Mackenzies Road, Waipara

Open for tastings by appointment only.

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Dunnolly Vineyard Cottage

Phone: +64 3 314 6940
Address: 157 Church Road, Waipara
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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Athena Olives

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

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

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Glenmark Vicarage / Vicarage Barn

Phone: +64 3 314 6775
Fax: +64 3 314 6775
Address: 161 Church Road, Waipara
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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Barb's Place

Phone: +64 3 314 6122
Address: 7a Johnston Street, Waipara Valley
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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Waipara Adventure Centre

Phone: +64 3 314 6881
Address: Darnley Road, Waipara
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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Kings Truffles

Phone: +64 21 028 57801
Address: 121 Kings Road, Waipara
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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Mount Brown Estates

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

Tastings by appointment only.

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Waipara River Estate

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

Tastings and sales by appointment only.

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Waipara Gardens and Post Office

Phone: +64 3 314 6895
Address: 63 Glenmark Drive, Waipara

Post, postal supplies, dairy, spray free garden vegetables and fruit.  Open Mon-Fri 8am - 10am and 3pm - 5pm

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The Vineyard Shed

Phone: +64 314 6162 or +64 21 188 3289
Address: 55 Darnley Road, Waipara

A cosy studio overlooking a boutique, family run vineyard.  Wonderful setting and views. Wine sales.

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Antills Vineyard

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

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

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Mountford Estate Vineyard & Winery

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

Tastings and sales by appointment only.

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Waipara Sleepers

Phone: +64 3 314 6003
Address: 12 Glenmark Drive, Waipara
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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Dancing Water

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

Tastings and sales by appointment.

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