Rooms & Rates
Large double guest room in the main house with private access and deck overlooking lovely rural views. Rates include home cooked breakfast. A two course evening meal is availalbe if organised in advance. Picnic lunch available on request.
We use a worm farm system for waste management which can only take organic toiletries etc. We provide a limited selection of organic toiletries for guests use.
Price: $140 per night, double, bed and breakfast
optional 2 course evening meal $30pp
Single occupancy $125 per night.
Sorry we do not accept smokers
We are about an hour north of Christchurch city and 45 minutes from the international airport. The nearest town is Amberley which is 9km away.
There are several good options for meals in the local area.
We are on the edge of the Alpine Pacific triangle with easy access to many tourist attractions.
Activities and Attractions.
Amberley has a library, post shop, several good cafes, petrol stations, small grocery store, hairdressers, farming stores and a couple of gift shops.
There is also a great farmers market every Saturday morning www.marketground.co.nz/fmnzwaipara.
Visit some of the local wineries http://www.waiparawine.co.nz/
Visit the swimming beach
Kayak up the river for a picnic
Great local cafes
Visit Kaikoura for whale watching, seals and great scenery and walks (1 1/2 hours away) http://www.kaikoura.co.nz/
Visit Hanmer for hot pools and good restaurants and adventure sports (1 hour) http://www.hanmersprings.co.nz/
Visit Akaroa for harbour cruises, good food, crafts, scenery (1 1/2 hours) http://www.akaroa.com/
Antarctic centre in Christchurch http://www.iceberg.co.nz/
Activities on the farm
Farm tours, milking, feed pet lambs, collecting eggs, cheesemaking, join in with harvest or planting or any farm activities that are happening
Go for a cycle ride to the beach
Walk to the top of the road for a lovely view of the coast
Walk down the local river bed – a nice loop walk
Relax in the hammock under a tree and read a book
Soak in the Jacuzzi
Have a quiet game of petanque in the sheltered farm courtyard
Play with baby goats
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Accommodation for Workshops
We also have a variety of rustic accommodation options. If you are here for a workshop or volunteering these accommodations are included. Options include barn loft, cabin and camping.