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Aoraki Cottage B&B / Adventure Farmstay

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
8 guests
1 night minimum
Private Room
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...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 come be adventurous, explore and have some fun farm experiences in the heart of the South Island. More
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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 5 January 2019 via mobile

We arrived expecting a lot only to be very disappointed! Some of us had to sleep in their actually house (I’m sure this was not mentioned on the website!) - one of the cabins didn’t even have access to a toilet without going through another...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank DiH184
Aoraki-Cottage, VR Owner at Aoraki Cottage B&B / Adventure Farmstay, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Very sorry that you were disappointed, more so that you never mentioned any of this during your stay. We had just had three months of rain and the first day suitable to use the pool was the day after you arrived so we emptied and...More

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

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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
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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

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
1  Thank Lau C
Reviewed 14 May 2013 via mobile

Stayed in Aoraki Cottage for twice in 2 years. Fantastic location, quiet, calm and peaceful. Cottage is clean. A good break from city life! Dave and Nikki were great hosts! Highly recommended!

Date of stay: June 2012
3  Thank Mohamedkhalid
Management response:Responded 13 May 2013

We've so enjoyed getting to know you Mohammed & Shahadah and watching your two young Singaporean princesses growing up. Looking forward to your next trip, Some Snow fun this time?

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Dryer
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Mountain Views
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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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.
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