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Mona Vale

63 Fendalton Rd | Riccarton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
+64 3-348 9660
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“avon river” (14 reviews)
“rose garden” (13 reviews)
“visited mona” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
63 Fendalton Rd | Riccarton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
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"avon river"
in 14 reviews
"rose garden"
in 13 reviews
"visited mona"
in 4 reviews
"lily pond"
in 3 reviews
"devonshire tea"
in 3 reviews
"romantic picnic"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful house and gardens"
in 2 reviews
"outdoor theatre"
in 2 reviews
"historic homestead"
in 2 reviews
"riccarton road"
in 2 reviews
"million dollars"
in 2 reviews
"manicured lawns"
in 2 reviews
"early summer"
in 2 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 5 reviews
"close to town"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 4 reviews
"morning tea"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having previously being for two high teas in groups and seated in the main dining room, and ensuring I had booked two/three weeks earlier I was disappointed that our party of three was tucked in what I would call the car port of the dining...More

Thank 546lovegoodfood
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a restful setting by the Avon River with a wonderfully restored building formerly a private home, interesting trees and gardens and a café and restaurant

Thank Robin T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really lovely spot but it is full of tourists so if you are a local then not so tranquil and is on the hop-on hop-off bus route. The homestead is open again for coffee etc but a bit pricey. The gardens are long and small...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

A place for nature lovers' to enjoy the nature surrounding with beautiful fauna and flora. River flowing view as well.

Thank joanadventure
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Water, beautiful landscapes, historic buildings, charming characters, tranquillity, gorgeous and manicure green lawns, arch bridges are your criteria, you have it all. Be prepare to feed your eyes and soul to one of the most gorgeous garden.

Thank Chau H
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The Mona Vale homestead was one of our stops on the Hop-on-Hop-off bus. My wife and I were pleased that we didn't skip this lovely place. We walked through the lush gardens, envied the people living in the expensive homes bordering the park, and then...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Mona Vale gardens & historic homestead are a greatly treasured part of the history of Christchurch. The gardens - a peaceful oasis beside the river, are within easy walking distance from Hagley park & the Botanical Gardens. The lovely rose gardens and pond are popular...More

Thank Chrissy D
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We took our American friends to Mona Vale for the quintisential morning tea which is so English. The homestead has been beautifully renovated after the earthquake

Thank Juju487
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Wandering around Mona Vale was a very pleasant way to spend a couple of free hours. It’s a relatively small space overall but well tended and worth a visit. And there a couple of hidden gems to discover like the rose garden and the gazebo,...More

Thank AucklandShar
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I had not planned to visit this garden but discovered it was a short walk from our hotel and I had some time on my hands so decided to explore. It was certainly worth a visit and the history of the garden and the women...More

Thank Annaliese62
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