Talisman Café and Crafts

Corner of Moresby road and SH2, Karangahake

07 862 8306


Located in the heart of the Karangahake Gorge, directly opposite the main historic reserve carpark.

Walk through our gates featuring hand carved fence panels from historic rail tracks to take in our native artistic garden

Operating since 1977 and family owned since 2001 we are full of local knowledge of the area and surrounding district, the info hub of the Gorge.

We have plenty of spots to park your bike and even safely leave while you explore the walkways and waterholes. Wheelchair friendly .

Head inside to our cosy unique café and choose from a large selection of meals, savouries and cakes  all homemade with love. Selection of  vegetarian, gluten and dairy free meal options to choose from.

Serving delicious Breakfast, lunch, coffee, cold drinks & ice creams 6 days a week (7days over summer) check out our facebook page for updated opening times, deals and events.

Due to our gardens/family home & business dogs are not permitted on grounds sorry