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Mona Vale

63 Fendalton Rd | Riccarton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
+64 3-348 9660
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“avon river” (14 reviews)
“rose garden” (13 reviews)
“visited mona” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
63 Fendalton Rd | Riccarton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
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+64 3-348 9660
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"avon river"
in 14 reviews
"rose garden"
in 13 reviews
"visited mona"
in 4 reviews
"lily pond"
in 3 reviews
"devonshire tea"
in 3 reviews
"romantic picnic"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful house and gardens"
in 2 reviews
"outdoor theatre"
in 2 reviews
"historic homestead"
in 2 reviews
"riccarton road"
in 2 reviews
"million dollars"
in 2 reviews
"manicured lawns"
in 2 reviews
"early summer"
in 2 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 5 reviews
"close to town"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 4 reviews
"morning tea"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A place for nature lovers' to enjoy the nature surrounding with beautiful fauna and flora. River flowing view as well.

Thank joanadventure
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Water, beautiful landscapes, historic buildings, charming characters, tranquillity, gorgeous and manicure green lawns, arch bridges are your criteria, you have it all. Be prepare to feed your eyes and soul to one of the most gorgeous garden.

Thank Chau H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mona Vale homestead was one of our stops on the Hop-on-Hop-off bus. My wife and I were pleased that we didn't skip this lovely place. We walked through the lush gardens, envied the people living in the expensive homes bordering the park, and then...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mona Vale gardens & historic homestead are a greatly treasured part of the history of Christchurch. The gardens - a peaceful oasis beside the river, are within easy walking distance from Hagley park & the Botanical Gardens. The lovely rose gardens and pond are popular...More

Thank Chrissy D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our American friends to Mona Vale for the quintisential morning tea which is so English. The homestead has been beautifully renovated after the earthquake

Thank Juju487
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wandering around Mona Vale was a very pleasant way to spend a couple of free hours. It’s a relatively small space overall but well tended and worth a visit. And there a couple of hidden gems to discover like the rose garden and the gazebo,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had not planned to visit this garden but discovered it was a short walk from our hotel and I had some time on my hands so decided to explore. It was certainly worth a visit and the history of the garden and the women...More

Thank Annaliese62
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Lovely gardens. What musst have been like for the family of the original owner! Lovely trees , scrubs, settings, views with lawns and river included. Quiet, secluded great for a 'blob out'. Great photo ops.

Thank Keith O
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

If you like a good high tea (with bubbles) and love nature, this is a good place to visit. Stunning location, in the middle of excellent gardens. We loved it!

Thank Alfred V
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Visited Mona Vale many times while in Christchurch,it's a Hidden Gem! Beautiful,Peaceful one of my favourite places! If visiting afternoon tea is a must! Loved loved their Devonshire Tea! Staff so obliging nothing too much trouble! Can't wait to visit when I plan my next...More

Thank 882maz10
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