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Address: 504 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0245, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 407-6800
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Kerikeri and Crafts Half-Day Tour from Bay of Islands
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Chocolate Heaven

We couldn't resist buying from this chocolate factory after sampling some of the beautiful products. The staff are friendly and some of the flavours are quite unique and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
anneb24412
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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113 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We couldn't resist buying from this chocolate factory after sampling some of the beautiful products. The staff are friendly and some of the flavours are quite unique and delicious. Don't miss out on this great place to stop and also watch the confectioners working.

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Thank anneb24412
Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to Nelson regularly,and i dare not turn up without Macadamia choc brittle...8 times this year,and more tomorrow......She loves it,and the service is always Great.

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Thank ragjag60
Wentworth Point
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was doing a tour in the Marlborough wine area and tasted some wonderful wines. At end of day I was taken to Makara - greeted by an employee with sample chocolates or confectionary. I am not a great fan of chocolate but after tasting a couple there was no way I was going to leave without making a purchase.... More 

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Thank Suzanne S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to visit. Lots of variety of chocolates. You can see the chocolates being made. We bought Macadamia Butter Toffee Crunch. Scrumptious. Expensive but worth the money.

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Thank WEH1947
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often go to buy chocolates here when I am up North. They are delicious. The reason I am writing this review is that I have just been out with people and we all have the same complaint. The people working at this chocolate boutique are rude and very dismissive of their customers. Every time they give you a little... More 

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Thank Signon
ChocolateNut1, Owner at Makana Confections, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We do read them all. What you have described is not the experience that our customers receive. It is clear from the other Tripadvisor comments that our customer service is generally exceptional and not as you suggested. Also, Makana Confections is a very successful and growing business, as you will have noticed from the new... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love fine chocolate this cafe and chocolate factory is the number one stop in the North island. Delicious chocolate and divine cakes, excellent friendly service and a cute cafe cafe and beautiful chocolate factory. Will stop in happily whenever i'm in the Bay of Islands.

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Thank Desiree W
Auckland, New Zealand
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90 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chocolate factory , chocolate tastings and view them being made. Lovely building clean and spacious, chose not cheap but gourmet.

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Thank Molzmum
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

100/5 best cafe ice cream and chocolate in NZ let alone Kerikeri would recommend for a snack or treat but not for lunch as it is all sweet sugary items

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Thank iled2
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love chocolate you have to visit here, it is a bit pricey but delicious!!!! They have added a cafe on since our last visit, we only went in for a look at the food cabinet and their little cakes etc looked yum!! They also have a huge selection of icecream and have to say I did indulge in... More 

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Thank joan j
Kaitaia, New Zealand
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Now with a cafe attachment, a great place to catch a coffee. The food is always a treat, along with getting to watch the chocolates being made fresh. Macadamia toffee crunch is the best. Defiantly recommend also for gift purchasing of fancy treats.

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