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Aoraki Cottage B&B / Adventure Farmstay

Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 8
Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South Island
Come relax in our hot 'Under the Stars' spa pool, tour the farm and soak up the mountain views.
Nearby Geraldine village has a cinema, cafe's and restaurants, vintage machinery museum, Bee keeper/honey tasting, Orchards, chocolate and Cheese factory & tasting, Berryfruit juices, jams, sauces tasting, crafts and gift shops.
Self-contained Aoraki Cottage B&B & Blue Family Cabin, near the beautiful Village of Geraldine.
So central you can day trip the central South Island. We've accommodation suited for just a couple B+B style,or two couples, a family or two or up to ten in a group.
All with linen, towels, food provided as desired.

We'd love to help you plan a great holiday with information, local knowledge
about travelling the South Island, so just ask us?

Warm hosts Dave and Nikki invite you to com...
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Listing #FKN4312881
About the Owner
David S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2011
Interaction with guests
Outdoor pursuits include Horse Trekking, White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Golf, Trout or Salmon fishing. In winter, (May-Sept) eight Ski & Snowboard fields are within an hours drive, including Mount Hutt, Mount Dobson and Lake Tekapo's Roundhill, and Fox Peak ski field, Ice Skating and Big Red Quad bikes on ice. In twenty minutes to Peel Forest, Pleasant point or Temuka just 20 minutes more and you're at the seaside at Caroline Bay, Timaru. Aoraki Mount Cook and Lake's Tekapo, Opuha, Heron and Pukaki are popular day tours and treks. Lord of the Rings and Hobbit scenery trips to Mount Sunday (Village of Edoras) are very popular. You can go any direction from here in the Central South Is, so people use the farm as a base for day trips.
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

My family and I enjoyed a real Farmstay experience! We had the cottage & blue cabin to our family only for the stay. Uncle Dave & Nicky are great hosts! Had an awesome Red Quad Bike ATV tour of the farm - cows, deers, walk...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank PanNS2015
Aoraki-Cottage, VR Owner at Aoraki Cottage B&B / Adventure Farmstay, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Glad you enjoyed the Manuka Forest walk. Thanks for the feedback on the spiders we will find a solution to that. Fire bath always fun. Love to see you all again sometime Tracey- next time June/July we can teach the boys how to Ski/ Snow...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

My overall impression of the Aoraki Cottage and Farmstay is 'could do way better'. David is friendly and greeted us even on our arrival at 11pm. He is communicative but seems to be running his business 2nd to his own affairs as most things he...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank SurferGirlNewZealand
Aoraki-Cottage, VR Owner at Aoraki Cottage B&B / Adventure Farmstay, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks for your feedback Matte, it is helpful. I think you are quite right in your comments. We had four weeks of wet weather without a break before you came and had to literally mowdown the grass as we couldn't catch it, even with our...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

When we talked about those beautiful memory we spent with you in your farm, I can see sparks in my girls' eyes..they missed those time in your farm..the camp fire, the tree climbing, the kayaking, searching for baby fawn, riding on your farm truck, and...More

Date of stay: November 2013
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
    3 Twins
    1 Bunk
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  • Cleaning fee with Single night stays: $58 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Deer/Sheep/Beef/Alpaca Big Red Quad Bike Farm Tour with a three night stay - 50% off while staying three nights or more

Target shooting NZ$25pp Small Game Hunting & Fishing by BiG Red Honda Quad Bike NZ$65/pp
Dairy / Deer Farm Tours and Adventure Tours NZ$65/pp
Camp fire meals, BBQ or evening dinners provided desert & drinks NZ
$ 25pp
Guided Bush, mountain, Lord of the Rings Trips Treks and glacial Treks can be discussed, planned and booked in advance.
We have all the packs, gear and equipment you may need for overnighting
and we provide economical guiding and lunches for adventures.

Let us know what you'd like to do and we will help you make your dreams into a reality. Adventures & experiences not things.

Uncle Dave
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About the neighbourhood
Just an Hour and a half south of Christchurch city en route to Queenstown (3hrs).

Ten minutes south of beautiful village of Geraldine just two minutes off the main road.

Geraldine is beautiful and you can day trip in all directions and see lots of attractions from here.
Rafting, horse trekking, Oamaru Yellow Eyed penguins, Tekapo Mount John Star observatory, Glaciers, Skiing
and Aoraki Mount Cook National Park rank as the top day trips.
Getting around
We offer transport if necessary.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Timaru: 40.0 km
Railway: Bus to Geraldine: 13.0 km
Turn at the Gapes Valley Brewery cafe on to Gualter Road, hit the trip metre we are 2.4km on your right. If GPS stops you at the top of the hill keep driving we are half way down on your right. Aoraki Cottage sign at the gate
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 64.0 km.
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