Zealong Open Day

Celebrating Organic Week 2021

Zealong Open Day

Postponed until further notice - New dates to come soon

To celebrate Organic Week we are putting down our tools and sharing the estate with you through our public open day tour. For the first time ever, Zealong’s tea processing factory, farm, and venues are open for viewing. We will also have our expert team located at each location to share their stories and experiences.


Bring your friends and family and receive a welcome pack and map at the Vista Retail shop – enter your details for a chance to win a special gift pack!

Some aspects are held outdoors – so please wear appropriate clothing as this event will happen rain or shine.

*For health and safety reasons, there will be no tea processing on Open Day*

1 – Vista: Collect Your Open Day Welcome Pack

  • Pick up your welcome pack, map, and visitor pass here first!
  • Receive a health and safety briefing
  • Meet some of our friendly team and decide where you want to visit first
  • Learn about Zealong’s story and see some of the products

2 – Farm Tractor & Trailer Rides

  • Jump on board our very special tractor and trailer ride around our tea estate
  • Stop at key estate locations along the way and learn about how we are growing tea differently in New Zealand
  • Visit our tea bushes
  • Learn about our organic fertilisers and ways that we are improving the land with a focus on sustainability
  • This is an outdoor event

3 – Farm Innovations Showcase

  • Learn about how we pick tea in New Zealand (yes… its hand-picked!)
  • See demonstrations on how we are implementing technology into growing tea
  • See our Transformer tractor in action – its one of a kind and a first in the world of tea!
  • Check out our new fans and how we are looking to protect our harvests
  • This is an outdoor event

4 – Tea Processing Factory Tour

  • For the first time ever, we are opening our tea production doors so showcase how tea is produced in New Zealand
  • Be taken through a journey from when tea is picked, processed, and packaged from a single source
  • Learn about our complete traceability
  • See the best of modern technology combined with ancient tradition to get the best of both worlds in tea production
  • See state of the art packaging machines and new innovations

5 – Tea Tasting & Retail Store

  • Taste Zealong’s entire tea collection
  • Get insights about product design, marketing, and our brand journey
  • See the venues onsite and get access to all areas of the Vista
  • Visit our retail shop and get some great open day specials

6 – Tea House

  • The Teahouse will be serving a Grazing High Tea during Open Day.
  • Booking ahead for the Teahouse is encouraged to avoid disappointment.
  • $55 per person with tea. $25 for children under 12 with juice.
  • 1.5 hours sessions.


  • The open day event alone does not require booking – only the Tea House to avoid dissapointment