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Aoraki Cottage B&B / Adventure Farmstay

Aoraki Cottage + Blue family cabin on left
Very good
4 reviews
Aoraki Cottage + Blue family cabin on left
Cottage full kitchen
Wellspring Farm @ Aoraki Cottage NZsm
Rachel and Tim Kayaking sm
Hooker Val
Quad Bike Safari's
Limestone Wave
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dobson top t-bar
Rangatata rafting1
Target shooting & Small Game hunting
Horse Riding & trekking
Tractor rides
Campfire BBQ meals
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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.
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 d...
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About the Owner, David S
Languages spoken: English, French
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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Very good - based on 4 reviews
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English first
New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2017 for a stay in April 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 says are options on his website were not available to us. The grounds need a...

Management response:

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 new mower. You'll be glad to know we have immediately responded by: 1) Cleaned the...


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Lau C
Singapore, null, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2014 for a stay in November 2013
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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 many more ...thanks for being such a great host to our short stay in your...

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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2013 for a stay in June 2012
people found this review helpful

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!

Management response:

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?


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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
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • 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 Queens
    1 Bunk
    3 Twins
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  • Cleaning fee with Single night stays: RM166 / 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.
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
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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