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The Perfume Factory

Avarua, Cook Islands
682 22-690
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Ranked #14 of 18 Attractions in Avarua
Type: Specialty Shops
Description: This specialty shop sells locally made perfumes, soaps and lotions.
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Mooloolaba, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

There was no visible tours or information re the factory and there was no information available to take home for the gifts. The items were lovely and fragrant and high quality with reasonable prices however we would not have visited there again.

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Drumheller, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This gift shop near the airport has a wide variety of fragrant gifts for yourself or to take home. The prices were reasonable. The staff make many of their own products so are helpful and knowledgeable.

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Victoria, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I wouldnt go back again, but it was a nice drive through the back roads finding the place, always good to see how the locals live.

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Auckland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Well that is what it is for, there is no indication of being able to see the factory or it's workings, just a shop selling product. Which was nice enough and the young lady was very helpful and guided us re taking stuff back to NZ and what to declare etc. But there was no offer of telling us about... More

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Staff were helpful and friendly, stocked a good range of products, also had a good knowledge of those products.

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Wellington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Lovely candles oils and lotions, a great place for buying gifts. Staff very friendly and helpful. On the main road before town.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

this is a lovely place to visit. They have some wonderful things to buy and at very good prices. The lady was so lovely and helpful. She saw my fan was broken so she offered to fix it and glue the shells back down. We bought most of our gifts for family and friends from there as was lovely.

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Wellington
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Well like i said wasn't opened nobody about Took us ages to find the place too Sign posts were not very eligible got lost many times We know its only a small island but we were novices

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We bought some great oils to take back to Sydney as gifts. Lovely people, pretty shop, they also sold great coffee.

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Victoria, Canada
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28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

The floral the coconut soaps were ok but soft and I thought the gels and lotions were too heavily scented for me. surprised tosee the same prices at the airport as in town.

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