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Mt Huia Farmstay offers you the opportunity to experience a real New Zealand hill country sheep and cattle farm while staying in your choice of quality accommodation; either a cosy self-contained cottage (Hodd Cottage) or in our homestead with hosted bed and breakfast (Homestead B&B). This is the ultimate escape whether you are after a family farm holiday, a quiet break in the countryside or a stopover on your cycle tour. Our peaceful New Zealand country environment is only 10 minutes from State Highway 1; there is plenty to get involved with on the farm plus we are on two designated cycle routes (Cycle Stays), close to unique golf courses and the majestic Rangitikei River for fishing and water activities. Mt Huia Farmstay is a special experience for you because; • We are a 350 hectare (865 acre) working farm with 2200 Romney sheep and 300 pure Angus cattle, plus small herds of wild Fallow deer • You are able to join in with the day-to-day farm activities (kids particularly love this!), learning about all the facets of New Zealand farming as you go • There is private access to a safe river for swimming and exploring • It is centrally located in the lower North Island between Wellington and Rotorua, and only 10 minutes from SH1 • The Rangitikei region is a renown location for fishing, kayaking, white water rafting, golf and cycling • You have a choice of self-contained Hodd Cottage, or bed and breakfast rooms with ensuites in our homestead • You can choose to self-cater or enjoy Virginia’s delicious catered meals; and there’s a popular country café at nearby Mangaweka village • We are nestled amongst pockets of native bush full of bird song, and on clear nights the skies are full of stars visible to the naked eye • Our spacious lawns and well maintained attractive gardens provide a lovely place to rest and relax The farm has been owned and run by Neil and Virginia Travers since 1983; we look forward to welcoming you to Mt Huia Farmstay.
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Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
Getting there
Palmerston North Airport59 km
Wanganui Airport74 km
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

I took my mum and 3 children for a school holiday farm getaway to Mt Huia Farmstay. I have been to a lot of great places in my lifetime but I can honestly say this was the best Family holiday I have ever been on....More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended! We stayed 3 nights with our two kids, aged 6 and 7 and loved every minute of our time there. Neil, Virginia and Emily made a huge effort to include us in the various farm activities and worked around the unusually dreadful weather....More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Virginia was very helpful and answered emails promptly.prior to our holiday. They were very accommodating to our needs and it was only at time of confirming booking that she pointed out that the nearby Golf Club had facilities for camper vans ( i was playing...More

Thank Glen F
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We booked for a night stay and we regretted. 1 night is simply not enough. Neil and Emily were such great host and even though we checked-in late, they managed to bring joy to the kids by bringing them out for sheep & cattle herding...More

Thank Yeok_Nguan
Response from GinnyT3, Owner at Mt Huia FarmstayResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review Yeok! We're so pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay; we certainly loved involving you in all the farm activities. Best wishes for a happy and successful 2018!

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Wow. Brilliant. Excellent. Stayed two nights at the house/ Cottage over the road from the main farm house for 2 nights. The drive in from the north off sh1 was amazing , massive gorges. The Cottage is of a very high standard, clean, cosy well...More

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Response from GinnyT3, Owner at Mt Huia FarmstayResponded 22 November 2017

It was a pleasure to have you stay, to share our special part of New Zealand and give you a taste of farming life!

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"Our front room was cute, clean and private."
4 Jun 2017
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"We had the front room- with a separate entrance- very nice- there is another room with kitchen facilities..."
26 Mar 2016
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New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionRangitikei DistrictMangaweka
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