Crystal Mountain

About Us

Opened in February 2000, the architecturally designed building houses of Crystal Mountain houses the largest range of crystals and minerals in New Zealand.

The ‘Crystal Mine Museum’ holds extraordinary, rare and exquisite crystals, minerals, meteorites, and fossils from around the world and beyond.

Café on the Rock

In addition, the café ‘Café on the Rock’ provides delicious breakfasts and lunch options at reasonable prices. A full range of espresso drinks, and bottled cold drinks are also available.

The café has a seating capacity of 150 indoors and 80 outdoors.

Unique and Exciting Family Attraction

An unique and exciting family attraction, with an outstanding shopping experience, where families of all ages and abilities can relax and interact, while being entertained in a quality venue. Crystal Mountain has something special for everyone.

Crystal Mountain is an interactive environment where children can stimulate their curiosity and lay a foundation of interest in Geology through active engagement with the many activities available, such as Panning for Crystals, visiting our world class Crystal Mine Museum - with exhibits such as ‘Giants of the Earth’. Crystal Mountain provides a truly unique environment for sensory learning and development with its vast display of Crystals and Minerals.

Physical Environment

  • Free Parking
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Access for wheelchairs, walkers, strollers & double buggies
  • Café
  • Free Playground

Come and have fun learning about Geology and exploring at Crystal Mountain!