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Blue River Orchard

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Best Ice Cream in New Zealand!

I tried every ice cream I saw. This little homerun place is on their own blueberry orchard. They... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Del Mar
Absolutely fabulous frozen yoghurt

Made with fresh blueberries - grown on site - in front of your eyes. Best ice cream I’ve had in... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Yalding, United Kingdom
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10 Feb 2018
“Best Ice Cream in New Zealand!”
5 Jan 2018
“Absolutely fabulous frozen yoghurt ”
BlueRiver Orchard is a family run blueberry orchard just 8 kms out of Kerikeri township. We sell fresh blueberries, blueberry icecream and smoothies, jams,coffee and fresh baking 7 days a week from November till end of March.We are a takeaway...more
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45 Koropewa Road, Kerikeri 0295, New Zealand
+64 27 725 8199
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I tried every ice cream I saw. This little homerun place is on their own blueberry orchard. They make homemade ice cream with blueberries in it right before your eyes. For those who are lactose intolerant, they also make it with coconut cream. DO NOT...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank slwsweet
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Made with fresh blueberries - grown on site - in front of your eyes. Best ice cream I’ve had in NZ, (and dog friendly to boot).

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nedwob53
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We love coming here w the kids to enjoy a blueberry ice cream...the setting is beautiful,the service is good,kids can play and there are up to date magazines to read!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sjoerd V
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent countryside settings and ice creams to die for. Generous, helpful friendly staff. Sit in the sun and enjoy. Coffee available to, plus takeaway blueberries.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank getdihere
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This berry farm and bespoke ice cream shop are a short drive out of town, and on the way to the Kauri Forest. Keep an eye out for the ice cream cone signs along the roadside and you will find it easily. I believe it's...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank crzzzr
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

It was a very hot day so the blueberry ice cream was a well earned treat. The blueberry smoothie was just as good. The fresh berries were as fresh as you can possibly get.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank S350NBmichaeld
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely wee orchard just off state highway 10 making freshly made blueberry or mixed berry icecream or yoghurt cones. Our friend loved her coconut nicecream (dairy free) version. And they're served through a wee window that the kids loved! Blue River Orchard also have coffee,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank AlNorman
Reviewed 19 December 2016

My sister-in-law saw it in the tourist information booklet for Kerikeri and we made the driver (her husband/my brother) take us there since we were on a quest to sample one NZ ice cream a day. It was a bit of a drive our from...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank georgettetan
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stopped by here with my son on a hot but rainy day here in early December after hearing about it online. The shop was quaint and served its purpose well. The ice-cream was very delicious, with more than ample seating outside to take cover from...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We stopped in on a hot summers day to try some Blueberry ice cream, I ended up opting for the blueberry frozen yoghurt and my gosh it was worth every cent! So very delicious! It was busy but the wait was not too long although...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank kelly c
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