What is in the Tea Tour?
THE HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND TEA
It all started with a camellia tree. The flourishing Waikato plants mean New Zealand is not just pure and clean, it is also the perfect environment to grow one teas that excel in aroma and taste.
THE TEA WALK
The tour guide leads visitors along the tea trail through the history of tea as they explore unique sculptures and scenic stops to learn how tea is picked and processed.
THE ART OF THE TEA CEREMONY
A ceremonial Zealong tea tasting teaches the art of tea appreciation, of appearance, aroma, and taste, followed by an optional Signature High Tea at the Tea House overlooking the Estate.
High Tea Culinary Experience
A thoughtfully crafted savoury and sweet selection to compliment your Zealong tea served amidst breath-taking views of the Waikato region.
Discover our tea experience now
Tours run Tuesday through Sunday (May-October) or daily (November-April).
Two sessions: 9.30am and 2pm. Allow 60 – 90 minutes for the tour, plus time afterwards for Signature High Tea.
Zealong Tea Estate will be closed on Good Friday, 19th April, and Anzac Day, Wednesday 25th April.
Terms of Visit
No smoking or vaping.
With the exception of registered service dogs, we do not permit dogs at Zealong Tea Estate due to health and safety reasons.