Great place, great people! If you are looking for a perfect long weekend away from the rustle and bustle of the city, this is it. Grab the kids, togs & tennis racks and be sure, no one will be bored. The pool, tennis courts and lots of hiking possibilities are great not to mention all the animals and their lovely owners Kylie and Andrew. We had a blast going pony riding, feeding and patting the rabbit, the horses, the dogs, cats, goats, sheep and chicken. We even did a horse track through the beautiful hills of the Rangitikei country site. The glow worms at the creek and the marshmallow fire were just awesome. Kylie is a fantastic chef, so if you just want to read a book and get your star-meal ready for you, choose from their yummy menu - fresh produce of their garden and farm guaranteed.
Can only recommend a stay here!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Rangitikei Farmstay is located in a picturesque farming area halfway between Taupo and Wellington, in the lower half of New Zealand’s stunning North Island. Situated on a quiet rural road, RF provides the ideal location for a heartland experience that will appeal to many. RF has a range of different accommodation options to suit every taste; the RF Homestead, Eastern and Western Chalets and RF Bunkhouse. The Farm Museum also showcases agricultural history from the Stewart family’s 100 years on the property. Visitors are sure to leave with fond memories and fantastic photos of their experience on a working hill country station. Guests are welcome to experience life on the farm, interaction with all the animals and activities to suit individual tastes. With knowledge of the local area gained from being the fourth generation on the property, RF can provide a wide range of activities both on and off the farm. Activities include but are not limited to: Corporate functions, horseback and pony riding, mountain biking, ATV rides, farm walks, 4WD tours, clay bird shooting, golf driving, beach trips, bush walks, guided Sambar deer hunting, possum and target shooting and a glow-worm grotto. ... more less