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Bluefield Tea Gardens

#2 of 36 things to do in Nuwara Eliya Features Animals
Ramboda, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Walk around the plantation - its stunning!

Walking around the factory by ourselves was interesting - its a very simple process and we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
karen b
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Nothing more than a tea shop

Our driver took us here as he said the Tea was good. It was merely a tea shop. Very busy and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hong Kong
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking around the factory by ourselves was interesting - its a very simple process and we enjoyed seeing it for ourselves. The best part for us was wandering around the plantation - stunning views. Some of the workers approached wanting their photo taken / wanting...More

Thank karen b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our driver took us here as he said the Tea was good. It was merely a tea shop. Very busy and crowded, more expensive than the other tea factories. Not worth the price or the effort to visit.

Thank HongKongMIchelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here having already visited the Labookellie tea factory, and I preferred the Labookellie tour to Bluefield - it just seemed a bit more polished. That said, Bluefield is still good for a run-down of the tea-making process. We also had lunch here, which...More

Thank 341claire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best tea tour and factory experience you'll find in Sri Lanka. Friendly guides, interesting tour, and - of course - great tea. If you're looking for a place to visit to lean more about tea in Sri Lanka, then this is the place...More

Thank Carlos Scott L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really, really enjoyed the Bluefield Tea Garden's factory tour. Make sure you take the time and do this because you will appreciate the tea and the process involved so much more. The plantations are free to wander (so lovely, although if you visited in...More

Thank Destination_wherever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped by there on the way back to Negombo. They have a tea production line there. It's a good place to understand the whole black tea diversification and production processes. The guide explained everything clearly. They provided a free cup of tea for every...More

Thank Xavier Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here to buy tea as souvenirs back home to our friends and relatives. The cafe was crowded as it had just finished raining and there was a bus full of tourist awaiting for the rain to stop. As we had finished buying our...More

Thank Kavitha S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of factory was ok. I enjoyed the tea, was definitely good quality, but as is in Sri Lanka, was very over priced.

Thank sunilmogra
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here for a couple of hours on our way to Kandy. The scenery is really stunning!! We had a short tour of the factory (the tea smelled sooooo good), which was informative and free. Of course we tipped! Watching the processes is...More

Thank Leana P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Nice introduction to the processes and steps from harvesting tea up to packaging. 1 of the well known tea estate. Complimentary cup of tea drink and you can shop in the many assortment of teas ready for purchase. Do try to walk pass the factory...More

Thank lawc22
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12 November 2016|
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Response from Rex11277 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think Bluefield is a great place and one came experience from plucking to packaging at this place. They have nice and knowledgeable escort guide who takes you around the Estate and Processing Unit. Yes and they do offer... More
Audrey H
24 July 2016|
Response from Irshad I | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Tea pickers work throughout the year but each day they take different sections. You can see them in the estate in different areas with the help of the Estate guide, who are readily available to assist you in the factory... More