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Lavendyl Lavender Farm

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It wasn't the right time of year to see the lavender, but great products

We didn't know the hours, and when we arrived, they were actually closed, but let us into the shop... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
A hidden Gem!!!

A small article in the Air New Zealand in-flight magazine led us to the Lavender Farm self catering... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
Susan S
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Postmans Road, RD 1, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3-319 5473
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Dylan’s Cottages for a 2 night stay close to Kiakoura. Upon arrival we were disappointed. The online photos and nightly rate do not align with what has become an outdated, overgrown and overpriced venue.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to have a lunch at the Lavendyl farm, on the grass outside but since the lavender was not blooming, it was not anything magnificent. Would come back, though, when the lavender is in bloom.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We didn't know the hours, and when we arrived, they were actually closed, but let us into the shop anyway. We spent a little time looking around and getting some products and speaking with the owner who emigrated from Scotland a few years ago. I'd...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank letrips66
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

A small article in the Air New Zealand in-flight magazine led us to the Lavender Farm self catering cottages. What a find!!! Beautiful lavender gardens, with views to the mountains, and amazing night skies. Sheep to pet! Freshly laid eggs supplied for breakfast. Plenty space...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We went yesterday in the pouring rain which meant we couldn’t view the gardens but we did go inside and had a wonderful chat with the owner and gave her beautiful dog Bonnie a cuddle. We bought a few items which so far have all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Babyboobear1992
Reviewed March 18, 2018

The owner shared her knowledge and answered questions about how she delt with the big quake. The gardens are lovely, the animals friendly, and the gift shop is well stocked with items made from plants in the gardens.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DanCope
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We didn't find easy to locate but once we did we were not disappointed. Had lovely chat with owner and enjoyed a lavender tea. Took some lovely photos in the lavender fields with amazing backdrop of mountains. Bought some oils which we have enjoyed.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank georgie61
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

It’s a little bit out of the way but if you’ve ever dreamed of one of those perfect Insta shots featuring yourself walking through a lavender field, this is your chance. Be prepared: the plants are swarming with bees. It’s worth the risk.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank teenlancett
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Myself, my husband and our son came here the other day we had the best time! We had lavender scones went for a wander in the lavender garden and then went to feed the sheep and chickens, the staff where so friendly!! Really helpful and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Jstours17
Reviewed January 23, 2018

My family of 5 stayed 29th December, unfortunately for only one night, I would have loved to stay longer. The accomodation was lovely, clean and comfortable with warm fresh baked bread for breakfast. It was lovely walking through the gardens looking at the lavender and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from CaraCorwin | Reviewed this property |
They have a sweet little gift shop where you can also have scones and tea. They have quite a few lavender and non-lavender themed items and the woman who runs the place is very nice and interesting to talk with. If you... More