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We’re proud to be different, we grow 100% New Zealand tea. There is a lot going on at Zealong Tea Estate. Come and share an experience with us today.  Stay up to date and don’t miss a thing.

SATURDAY 27th JULY, 10am OR 2pm

In support of The Cancer Society Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Zealong Tea Estate proudly presents a special one day event – Vintage Tea Party.

Held in the exclusive Zealong Tea Room at Zealong Tea Estate, enjoy our Signature High Tea overlooking one of New Zealand’s most iconic establishments right here in the Waikato.

Proceeds of this event will go to the Cancer Society Waikato/Bay of Plenty to help continue their vital support services in the community. Optional dress code: Classic Vintage

Two sessions available:

Morning Tea – 10am

Afternoon Tea – 2pm

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque countryside, the Camellia Restaurant is the original dairy farmhouse converted into a familiar, yet all-new country style bistro that combines French techniques with local seasonality.

French born; Executive Chef Jean-Baptiste Pilou joins us for the next chapter of his already extra-ordinary career that includes working in the kitchens of some of Paris’ finest restaurants. Joining him is Valentina Avecilla, Zealong's Executive Pastry Chef, and an internationally experienced kitchen team.

Together they bring with them a very special take on using locally sourced ingredients, focusing on hand made and sustainability.

Tea room


A major renovation has been completed to create the Zealong Tea Room. We’ve combined our world class views with new luxurious interior design.

Join us and escape into the world of tea and lavishness, nestled in our 48-hectare certified organic tea estate, views overlooking the tea terraces, an international experience here in New Zealand.

Our Executive Pastry Chef Valentina Avecilla trained at the prestigious Cordon Bleu in Paris and has many years of international culinary experience. She brings a passion for patisserie. Valentina is committed to sourcing local fresh produce and the menu will change with seasonal availability. High Tea, morning and afternoon tea will be available daily as well as the complete collection of Zealong tea. 100% certified organic, taste the difference - truly New Zealand tea.

Book your table today – Open Thursday to Monday 10am – 5pm


Embark on a captivating Zealong Tea Tour that combines sensory experiences, education, and cultural immersion. Visitors are treated to visually stunning presentations that delve into the history of tea in New Zealand, the unique story of Zealong Tea Estate, and the artistry behind tea production.

Thursday – Sunday

9:30am – Guided Tea Walk + Tea Ceremony

1:30pm – Tea Tour + Full Tasting Session


Give the gift of an experience, vouchers available here. They are redeemable for any special event, in our Boutique Retail Shop, dining on the Estate or our online store.


Relax and unwind in the stylish Zealong Guesthouse that cleverly combines spaciousness and elegance. This original farmhouse has been beautifully transformed into a secluded sanctuary providing stylish comfort and privacy.

Furnished with timeless country elegance, The Zealong Guesthouse offers 8 beautifully appointed rooms with all the comforts and luxuries you might expect in a private retreat-style getaway.

OPEN: MONDAY - SUNDAY, 9:30am - 5pm

Visit our retail shop and get advised by our friendly and well experienced staff about our tea selection.

Treat yourself to exquisite and rare tea art masterpieces. Sourced from the finest glassware, porcelain, and fine bone china, you are sure to find the perfect item to brew the perfect tea.

Here you will experience teas that are beautifully presented with different designs, in limited editions, that are unique to New Zealand.


Escape the city and make your event memorable in an exceptionally unique setting. Our venues embody the spirit of tea: calming, reflective and invigorating for body and soul.

Zealong Tea Estate is a contemporary venue in an idyllic natural setting. Our packages provide everything you need for a successful day of out-of-office meetings, workshops, and team building activities.

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