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Wellspring Deer Farm



People say "Farm Stays are the most enjoyable part of our New Zealand experience, opening a whole new world to us".  
They love the freedom of open spaces green grassy pastures, seeing and learning about the animals, picking fruit and collecting eggs. 
There are so many free activities like trees to climb, ropes to swing on, kayak's & canoes to paddle, badminton or Volleyball, pool table, soccer table.  
Also popular is a camp fire meal, rides on Tractors & Quads, fishing, Target Shooting or small game hunting and riding horses. 
and we have wonderful clear night skies and views of the stars, best enjoyed from the hot spa pool.  

Holidays are all about enjoying new experiences ?  Trying new things ?  Sharing good times with those you love and care about? 
After each active days activities you can kick back relax by the brazier fire, chat in the warm outdoor Spa Pool or crank up the Eco-fire Bath.

You'll want a few days here in Geraldine Village you can visit:

Taste NZ honeys -Buy some buy Manuka Honey direct from a Bee Keeper
Taste our cheeses - See the cheese factory
Taste our wonderful Jams, Sauces, Curry's, pickles & berry fruit Juices
Sample & buy handmade chocolate's
Tour an Alpaca Farm & buy alpaca clothing
Tour the Vintage Car & machinery Museum
Tour the 1066 medieval mosaic & Puzzle World
Tour a Winery and Beer Brewery
Enjoy bush, river walks & mountain treks
Aoraki Cottage Day trips include:

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park (NZ highest & most beautiful mountain) offers treks, Glaciers and Boat trips.
ake Opuha, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki and Mount John star observatory. 

Lord of the Rings tours of Mount Sunday - Village of Edorus & lake Heron
Yellow Eyed Penguin Tours at Oamaru, Waimate (Wallabies) Timaru (Maori Rock Art & Caroline Bay.

A winter wonderland (June-> Sept)

Ski fields - 
Mount Hutt, Mt Dobson, Fox Peak and Round Hill offer learn to ski & learn to Snow Board
We offer Ice Skating on Farm and nearby at Tekapo

With Snow you can build Snow Men and have snowball fights. Would your kids enjoy that?

We have been hosting Farm Stay Adventures for many years and can help you plan a great NZ farm based holiday
We can share a lot of valuable local knowledge and tips to greatly enhance your NZ holiday experience.

If you know who's planning to come and how long you have email us and we've lots of local knowledge
and we'd love to help you with planning  your south Island holiday experience
  click here to email us
Uncle Dave & Aunty Nikki,
Aoraki Cottage Treks & Tours
Heart of the South Island, Geraldine, New Zealand



Play this video to see some of the many terrific adventures our guests have enjoyed while staying at our Aoraki Cottage/Wellspring Farm Stay
Lots of these are on-farm activities - most others are located close by.

Why not make a list of activities and experiences you would like to enjoy during your visit here, e-mail the list to us, and we will do our best to help you complete them all during your stay at the farm?

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Last modified: 30-Oct-2014