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Amarula Lapa

Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
+27 15 781 7766
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Great place to visit and see how they make Amarula and work on conservation projects. Great staff... read more

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Jenny i
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Lovely stop

Nice to learn about the making of Amarula! It has never tasted as good as it did right here. Ended... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NatalieDanger
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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A visit to the Amarula Lapa shows the magic of turning Marula fruit into Amarula Cream. Enjoy a glass of Amarula Cream on crushed ice, whilst listening to the stories and folklore surrounding the Marula tree. In February and March, during the harvesting season, a visit to the production plant is included. Light meals and Amarula cocktails are available from the restaurant.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fruit” (11 reviews)
“worth a visit” (10 reviews)
“light lunch” (5 reviews)
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Corner 1st Avenue & 5th Street, Heavy Industrial Area, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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+27 15 781 7766
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to visit and see how they make Amarula and work on conservation projects. Great staff and nice food

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to learn about the making of Amarula! It has never tasted as good as it did right here. Ended up ordering a few cocktails, and the light food was very tasty too. Staff absolutely lovely. Very pleasant stop on our way away from Kruger.More

Thank NatalieDanger
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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear NatalieDanger Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself at the Home of Amarula. We take pride in the food and service we provide to all our guests. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing..there is no words with the people there. I really loved. I could realize a lot of details from Amarula production.

Thank Raros2014
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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Raros2014 Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We will definitely keep up the service standards. Much appreciated. Kind regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Inaccessible to we were out of season to see the factory in working order, but we was still shown around and saw an interesting video of Amarula. The shop has limited items but more could be done to attract visitors. However the small cafe has...More

Thank martinwarnette
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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Martinwarnette Thank you for making the time to review us on TripAdvisor. You will be happy to know that we are in the process of introducing new activities and merchandise for the brand home so keep in touch. Kind regards Lavish Mhlarhi Brand home...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is a quick stop at the Amarula shop. You can't see the actual production area but the staff were very friendly, you see a video of how Amarula started which is well done and very interesting. You can buy Amarula products and there is...More

Thank Simon C
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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Simon C Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Although there is no production at present, the facility is open for viewing. Hopefully you can come back and enjoy a meal in our restaurant as well soon. Kind regards Lavish...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Home of Amarula on our way to Kruger and what an absolute gem! Millicent greeted us at the door and gave us a tour of the facility (unfortunately the factory had already closed for the season). It was eye opening and very...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Good day Thank you for your excellent feedback. We take pride in our facility and work hard to make sure that all guests are treated like family. Kind Regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We came upon the Amarula Lapa purely by chance as we made our way from Magoebaskloof to the Phalaborwa Gate of the Kruger Park. There was a relatively small sign indicating the existence of the Amarula Lapa a few kilometers off the main road and...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear MeerkatV Thank you for the wonderful feedback and for visiting the Amarula Lapa. We are pleased to hear that you had a memorable experience during your visit. Looking forward to seeing you in the near future. Kindest Regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

If you come to Kruger please visit the Amarula factory. Our beautiful host Melissa was welcoming and very informative. Loved the fact that the company is giving so much to elephant preservation and also the community. Have vowed to never drink Baileys again. Really enjoyed...More

Thank Talisa777
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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Talisa777 Thank you for your great review on our brand home as well as the team members. We have a team of dedicated staff who always go the extra mile in order to make customers feel special and at home. Looking forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

It’s free entry . Well worth the visit very interesting going round the factory seeing how it all works .Guide was most informative.Had a light lunch after very nice

Thank jill s
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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Jill S Thanks for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate the positive feedback and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

On our way back to our hotel we stopped at the Amarula Lapa for a drink. We got so much more than we expecting. On arrival we given a welcome drink of Amarula on the rocks. We got to view the factory and see the...More

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Lavish M, Manager at Amarula Lapa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Nicolaj401 Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We take pride in our facility as well as the projects run for the local community. Hopefully you will stay longer on your next visit. Kindest regards Lavish Mhlarhi Amarula Lapa Brand home Manager

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Pieter B
13 May 2017|
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Response from Samantha S | Property representative |
Good morning. The Amarula Lapa is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm. We hope you enjoy your visit. Regards Samantha
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