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The Emporium

57a Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 5897
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Best mini golf we've played in NZ!

I don't drink beer but we visited because my husband wanted to fill some bottles to take home with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jia_in_NZ
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Best mini golf in Kaikoura

We did a couple of mini golf courses in Kaikoura and this was our favourite! The 18 holes are great... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Jodie F
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There is something for everyone at The Emporium- Our most recent attraction is an Escape room game. A themed room with clues and puzzles to work through to complete a challenge, you've only got 60mins- can you beat the clock?? The 18 hole Mini Golf course at The Emporium is set in a lovely sheltered location away from the road. Recently renovated, this course is a lot of fun for all ages, surrounded by native plants and mountain views. Look out for the resident cat Poppy, she may even help you knock that ball in the hole! The Emporium also has a 4 Tap rigger station selling the latest craft beers produced by Emporium Brewing. The long term plan is to have a full brewery installed here in our warehouse but until that time we will continue to contract brew the bulk of our beers in Christchurch with the exception of a few limited release 50 litre batches brewed on site here in Kaikoura. Pop in for a chat anytime!
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57a Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't drink beer but we visited because my husband wanted to fill some bottles to take home with us. I'm assured that the beer is excellent. And much to my surprise, Emporium have the best mini golf course we've played in NZ! The course...More

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much guys! We look forward to seeing you back here again sometime soon.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We did a couple of mini golf courses in Kaikoura and this was our favourite! The 18 holes are great fun and worth a trip round. The couple who run it are very friendly - you can purchase their craft beer too (which you can’t...More

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Cheers guys, thanks for visiting :)

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great little mini golf course - challenging but super fun. Note, alcohol license doesn’t allow their delicious brews to be consumed on site and the course isn’t very well lit for those visiting after 5pm in the colder months. Bit of a work in progress,...More

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for visiting! Come back and see us again next year, we'll have those flood lights sorted by then, and hopefully a place for you to sit and enjoy our beers on site too. :)

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

My daughter and I played a round of mini golf which we enjoyed so much my daughter didn't want to leave! It was the first time I've played it and now I want to play again. We were the only ones there (it was early)...More

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Rebecca, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you both enjoyed it! Mini golf is great, we hope you get to play again soon. :)

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great wee mini golf course tucked off the main road. Not hugely popular so weren’t rushed around the course which was great. Affordable and great. We used the honesty system as it was a public holiday so was nice that we could still play when...More

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thanks for the review, we're glad you enjoyed it even though we were not there. It's nice to hear that the course can run itself well when needed. Thanks for playing!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Nice selection of holes with topical local themes (the cow island was a highlight). Good condition, could have been a little more challenging, but still great fun a fun.

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thanks for the review, glad you had fun. If you come again ask us for tips on how to make it more challenging, we have a 'special' golf club you can use! :)

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We read about the Emporium’s beer in Hoppiness magazine after trying their pale ale at the Craypot in town. Figured we had to go the extra half mile to check it out in person and play a round of mini golf. What a great evening...More

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Cheers for coming guys, it was lovely to meet you. We'll have to give that 'cute cat' some extra treats tonight for obviously winning you over and getting a mention in a review! Enjoy the rest of your travels, Laura & Paul

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

A group of us went and played on Saturday and had a great afternoon. Had awesome fun playing Kaikoura themed golf. Paul and Laura have done great job setting it up. We also checked out Paul's latest beer brew that he was making, congratulated Laura...More

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Lauprit, Owner at The Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you for our first review! We are glad you enjoyed it and hope the rest of your birthday was fun.

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