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Wellspring Deer Farm



Walking in Native bush & farm Stays rate as the best most enjoyable New Zealand experiences.  
People love the green grass, freedom of open spaces, big 360 deg views, cuddling animals, picking fruit and collecting eggs. 
At Wellspring Farm we have lots of free activities like trees to climb, ropes to swing on, kayak's & canoes to paddle, badminton or Volleyball, pool table, soccer table.  
Camp fire meals are most popular, rides on Tractors, Quad Bikes, fishing, Target Shooting or small game hunting and riding horses. 
We have wonderful clear night skies and views of the stars, best enjoyed from the hot spa pool.  

Holidays are all about relaxing, enjoying new experiences ?  Trying new things ?  Sharing good times with those you love and care about? 
After each days activities you can kick back relax by the brazier fire, crank up the Eco-fire Bath or
chat in the warm outdoor Spa Pool
The farm & Geraldine Village have so much to offer that you'll want a few days here to:

Taste direct from a Bee Keeper, NZ honeys -Buy some buy Manuka Honey 
Tour the cheese factory -Taste our award winning cheeses.
Taste our wonderful Juices, 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
Contact us for lots of valuable local knowledge and tips to greatly enhance your NZ holiday experience.
If you know who's coming and how long you have email us, we've lots of local knowledge 
we can help you plan your south Island holiday experience so 
  click here to email us
Uncle Dave & Aunty Nikki, 
Aoraki Cottage Treks & Tours 
Heart of the South Island, Geraldine, New Zealand



To see the many great things our guests enjoy while staying at our Aoraki Cottage/Wellspring Farm Stay 
Play this video
Then make a list of what activities and experiences you would like to enjoy during your stay. 
We will do our best to help you make your dreams come true during your stay on the farm?


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: 19-Jan-2015