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Kelceys Bush Farmyard Holiday Park

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677 Mill Road, Waimate 7978, New Zealand
+64 3-689 8057
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Wonderful view near a great town with many easy walks

Kelsey’s bush farmyard Park is surrounded by great walking tracks. A few hundred meters away is... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Waimate1
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Waimate, New Zealand
A great location tucked away

We enjoyed our one night stay in our campervan and as previous reviews state, the site is rather... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Patrick N
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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6 Apr 2018
“Wonderful view near a great town with many easy walks”
25 Jan 2017
“A great location tucked away”
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677 Mill Road, Waimate 7978, New Zealand
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+64 3-689 8057
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Kelsey’s bush farmyard Park is surrounded by great walking tracks. A few hundred meters away is kelceys bush walk amoungst native bush beside a stream. Five kilometres away is the small township of Waimate. It’s full of historic buildings, friendly people, some great public art...More

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Joy M, Owner at Kelceys Bush Farmyard Holiday Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thank you, pleased you enjoyed your time here at Kelceys Bush Holiday Park

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We enjoyed our one night stay in our campervan and as previous reviews state, the site is rather run down and there are very few animals. On the plus side, it is very quiet and has a good kitchen. We had a guided evening tour...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2015

Used to come here a bit and loved it but very run down, hardly any animals, playground very tired as are cabins and pretty much everything. In fairness haven't been for about a year, maybe it has improved. Really sad to see it this way....More

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Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We booked this place because we were heading to wanaka and wanted to break the trip up for my 3yr old son... the lady didn't even know we were arriving... the room was old and run down there was food wrappers under the bed from...More

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Joy M, Owner at Kelceys Bush Farmyard Holiday Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2015

Apologies if the customers were unhappy with their stay at our Park. On arrival the tariff was questioned and reduced from the original agreed payment of $101 to $90, thus no payment for the child. Our Animal Park has been officially closed now for two...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

We stayed here as we needed to be local to the area. I was told the 7 bed tourist flat was fully equipped and price was for 2 persons. When we arrived I was told it was an extra $5 per night for the 2nd...More

6  Thank stressederic64
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

Spent one nite here, large room and a great husband & wife staff. Didn't know they did not accept plastic, but it was a short drive into Waimate to the ATM at the grocery. Enjoyed the after dark Wallabie spotting tour. Walked around Waimate and...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2014

Lovely caring hosts, lovely scenery, great night walk spotting wallabies, good barbecue area in separate building. adequate acommodation and tired

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Reviewed 9 May 2013

This place is great and the owners are too, shame we couldn't stay longer. Beautiful location, a micro zoo and a nice walk into town. If you are not familiar with Waimate, which I must say I wasn't, its well worth a visit! The locals...More

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 28 March 2013

The kids had such great fun playing in the childrens playground, using their imagination as to all the noises they could hear from the animals in the animal park. A lot of fun was had sitting on the balcony listening to them. We ventured into...More

Thank Shecrow
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Reviewed 5 January 2013

We popped in (after we had a nice walk up the Kelceys bush walkway) to see if we could just visit the animal park and were warmly welcomed. The cost was $6 per adult and $3 per child. The lady was really friendly and after...More

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