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Address: 80 Candia Road | West Auckland, Auckland 0614, New Zealand
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+64 9-833 5033
09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00

Crystal Mountain is West Auckland's Premier Tourist Attraction loaded with...

Crystal Mountain is West Auckland's Premier Tourist Attraction loaded with fun activities and much to see and do.This exciting purpose built gallery houses New Zealand’s largest selection of Crystals and Minerals from around the world and has been specifically built for easy access for visitors of all ages, regardless of physical ability and will delight old and young alike with many rare and beautiful specimens are available both on exhibit and for sale, Travel by elevator to the heart of Crystal Mountain to our world class Crystal Mine Museum where you will find a world class exhibition, of rare and exquisite crystals and minerals directly imported and sourced from mines around the world & beyond, an educational experience that will delight all ages.Besides our world class collection of crystals and minerals, Crystal Mountain also offers Beautiful semi-precious gifts and souvenirs you will treasure, at realistic prices. A wonderful collection is available for sale - many of which have been designed by our own company.Even the most passionate collectors will find something special to add to their natural or polished specimen collection. A Large selection of semi-precious stone pendants, bead necklaces and bracelets, unique designs of sterling silver pendants, rings, bracelets, earrings etc…Set with quality faceted semi-precious gems and cabochons are also available.Fabulous food is another specialty at Crystal Mountain treat yourself to a delicious café lunch & Espresso coffee at Café on the Rock while the kids journey through the Exotic Animal Park on the Crystal Mountain Express train, Feed the friendly animals, Pan for Crystals, Bungy jump on the bungy tramp, have a Pony ride or ride on the new state of the art Gonzales Roller Coaster recently imported from Italy.Set on 40 acres, in the foothills of the Waitakere Ranges it is a peaceful oasis just 20 km from Auckland C.B.D.

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Lovely food but took a while to get everything!

We came here with family for a birthday. The food itself was amazing! Really well presented and tasted great. In fact Id almost go as far as to say the food was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here with family for a birthday. The food itself was amazing! Really well presented and tasted great. In fact Id almost go as far as to say the food was amazing! Same for the coffee! Really good flat white! Where the place let itself down was the length of time it took for food to be delivered! Bearing... More 

Thank mailmannz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing time with my partner and friends amazing service. Lovely animals definitely will be back.

Thank waireres
Paeroa, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

At the café, half of the menu wasn't available, there was no toilet paper in the ladies and this was before 12 oclock!! Paid 15 dollars each adult to look at some animals but then the little ones had to pay each ride they went on as well. Worked out very expensive! I wouldn't go back

Thank pauly622017
Burringbar, Australia
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47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Lunch and a look through the crystal cave was great. Nice place to visit if you like these things and some very interesting and huge crystals available to view.

Thank Rebecca S
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The place appears run down & in need of some major renovations. The $5 rollercoaster doesn't look safe so we didn't go on it. $15 each to look at crystals, ride the incredibly slow train & feed some unhappy looking animals. Definitely not worth it. Both my grandson & myself were very disappointed & will not go back.

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Went today with 2 young children 1 year old plus Mother in law from U.K. Such a big disappointment is crystal mountain. Embarrassed to take my guest here! Place is run down & shabby, grounds totally uneven definitely not recommended for any elderly person as has big potential for accidents. Animals even look disappointed. After spending $75.00 on unlimited rides... More 

Thank 1Lonic
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8 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Took my 2 grandkids there. Getting tickets was a bit of a mission. Animals looked sad and the horses were not looking that flash. They enjoyed the roller coaster but had to wait in the hot sun for the lady to arrive. Cafe was terrible. Waited 20min for 3 cold drinks and cold cabinet food. Staff looked confused. Won't be... More 

Thank Gayle S
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

So expensive for a rundown attraction. The rides looked dodgy and the kids felt sorry for the animals. very un attractive setting.

Thank 231irenee
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

20 minute wait for coffee 40 minute wait for food and staff just chilling behind the counter. This place is a joke

Thank Gerrard o
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The whole staff and the all of the attractions give an impression of being unloved and disinterested whilst charging quite a large entrance fee for the privilige and don't bother with the restaurant would laso be my advice, extremely slow and poor quality.

Thank N192FIbenjaminm

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