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Address: 464 Owaka Valley Road, Owaka 9586, New Zealand
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Situated only 5kms from Owaka Township is the home of The Catlins Soap...

Situated only 5kms from Owaka Township is the home of The Catlins Soap Company which has a giftshop with everything from sauces/oils etc to giftware, kitchenware, jewellery and of course soap. The shop sits within our 5 acre park like garden where you can wander around the garden or sit at the picnic tables and enjoy your favourite coffee. There is a miniature horse, Lee, to say hi to and a swing / trampoline for the kids. When you visit The Catlins Soap Company, you are not a customer, you are our guest and we hope you enjoy visiting The Catlins Soap Company soon.

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Lovely soaps, beautiful gardens, and maybe you'll have the chance to meet the mini horse named Jim!!

Reviewed 27 January 2017
knye08
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Lovely soaps, beautiful gardens, and maybe you'll have the chance to meet the mini horse named Jim!!

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Thank knye08
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stopped in here for a quick coffee and browse and were well impressed with the lovely gardens. Proprietor was friendly, a variety of stock was available and the gardens are a great place to take a quick walk.

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Thank Catherine G
Invercargill, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

It is always a surprize when a real gem appears on your holiday journeys in the middle of nowhere. The Gift Shop/Factory/Cafe and Grounds made a late afternoon stop very memorable............a quiet relaxing environment for all family members. A small welcome gift of soap on arrival and a memory stone on departure - all adding the experience.

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Thank 2805John1952
Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

owner was friendly, 5km drive out of Owaka, found the soaps a little old fashioned, but otherwise the trip was good, they have a cafe attached which on the day I went was closed so can not rate them on this.

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Thank 202M202
Glentunnel, null, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Just out of Owaka you'll find this jem!!The soap is well priced as is the myriad of other gifts!!Small Café just right for a "cuppa"The Host is a Character with many witty and pithy remarks!!Really neat place to visit!!

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Thank Glenn C
Invercargill, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

You must take a few minutes to visit here if you are in the area. The gardens around the grounds are beautiful. Smell the flowers then go into the building and smell the soaps. So many beautiful varieties to choose from, all made on site. A lovely place to stop and shop plus have a coffee, sit and admire.

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Thank shapeup24
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We loved our visit to the Catlins Soap Company: the shop was full of locally made products including soaps manufactured on the premises. After shopping we strolled around the beautiful grounds. This is a great place to get ideas for your rose garden or cut-flower beds. The horse and sheep and dog were just the cutest, too. A lovely place... More 

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Thank Lisa E
Gore, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

Jude was the guest speaker & gave a great overview of the business. She had lots of goods to purchase at reasonable prices plus gifts for us all. Beautifully crafted soap is also well presented. A great guest speaker & I hope to visit the factory at some stage.

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