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.
Discover our tea experience now
Tours run Tuesday through Sunday (May-October) or daily (November-April).
Two sessions: 9.30am and 2pm. 60 – 90 minutes duration.
Zealong Tea Estate is closed on the following public holidays:
Christmas Day, 25th December
Boxing Day, 26th December
New Year’s Day, 1st January
Good Friday, 19th April
Anzac Day, Thursday 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.