Monthly Archives: December 2014


the Spring

Avalon has many springs on the property, mostly in ground or in the lakes. They give an abundant flow of beautiful fresh water all year round. The water is of a high quality and is very good to drink and bathe in. Our freshwater pool is also filled with this spring water, and without chemicals […]

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the Lakes

The 2 lakes on the property are spring-fed and normally crystal clear. Their pristine waters are a big feature for the property and attract a lot of wildlife. Our Peking ducks call these lakes their home.

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the “Oasis” relax area

The “Oasis” relax area is situated around the pool near the studio complex. In a beautiful natural subtropical setting you can relax on the deck chairs, hammocks or sunbeds, but also have a refreshing dip in our natural swimming pool. To unwind a bit more spend some time in the spa pool or take an […]

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the Spa Pool

Our spa pool is filled with our own springwater. It is situated in our “Oasis” relax area and has a nice view over the natural pool and golf course in the distance. Have a dip in our freshwater pool and hang out in the spa pool after and watch the world go by.

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the Sauna

Our dry sauna cabin is suitable for 3 guests and works with red heat lamps. It is really good for the aching bones and muscles after a long walk. You need only one hour to feel completely fir again. There is an extra charge for the use of the sauna. 

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the Paddock

Behind the fenced area on Avalons property you will find our New Zealand Kune Kune pigs. Very friendly and pettable, these long haired pot-belly pigs are always in for a good scratch on the back or a cookie. They have created their own pig heaven with mud ponds, lap pools and snooze trees. Make sure […]

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the Orchard

The Kerikeri area is very fertile and well known for it’s citrus fruit. Our orchard produces mandarins, lemons, oranges and apples, to name a few. Feel free to pick a few when in season.

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the River

The beautiful Puketotara river wanders along the back of our property, ideal for summer swimming or an kayak trip. Paddle away on the safe, gentle water, downstream up upstream until it gets too shallow, surrounded by green banks. We have 3 kayaks available with life jackets if needed.

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Natural Swimming Pool

We have developed New Zealand’s first man-made natural swimming pool for our guests to enjoy at Avalon Resort. We have created a wonderful oasis to relax in a subtropical and natural setting. Natural swimming pools are chemical free but use a filtration system and plant life to keep the spring fed water clean and safe […]

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