What you'll do
As you drive up the circular driveway, we'll welcome you to our little farm. We'll give you some farm boots to use during your experience. First, you'll be taken to meet our friendly pony, iconic wool sheep & goats. They will come up to you for a pat and are happy to pose for a selfie/photo. Next well take a walk to see the ducks and rare breed chickens. Then it's a short walk to see the beautiful Hororhoro Bluff mountains, with friendly goats following along. Take some photos of the stunning farmland views. Then we'll walk through the orchard to be met by our mini horse and lager horses and scottish highland cattle. Lamb and calf feeding are available if we have orphan animals. Then you can feed the horses, cows, chickens, ducks, baby animals, turkeys, goats. Another nice chance to interact with the animals and take some photos. Egg collecting, fruit, or nut picking may be available in season. 100 percent of the proceeds of this tour go back to our rescue and farm animals. A horse/pony ride can also be provided for guests who would like to add to this unique farm experience, please send a message if you would like this as we will prepare your horse ready to ride. Experience the uniqueness of NZ farm life. Our animals are waiting to meet you. So surround yourself with the stunning, natural beauty that Upper atiamuri has to offer.. Group/private bookings welcome
- Responsible interactions
All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.
- Caring expert hosts
Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.
- Diverse animals
Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.
Hi, I'm the owner of Rotorua Farm Stay and over the years I have found that guests have really enjoyed meeting our friendly animals and a tour about the picturesque farm land and gardens of the beautiful Ngakuru countryside. I would love to share this fun experience with more travellers and share a piece of paradise with visitors to Rotorua. The farm animals are people friendly and you can get up close and personal with a wide range or animals and have a unique, authentic country experience that most visitors don't get to experience. I am happy to show you around and chat to you about the country lifestyle and introduce you to the stunning volcanic landscapes that surround you. The tour is child-friendly and welcome family groups. My family has a history of farming in the Waikite Valley area and was involved in the development of it
We'll take photos for you and provide you with farm boots, umbrellas and riding gear. We will also provide you with animal…
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Where you'll be
You will share in a tour of Rotorua Farm Stay and the natural surroundings and meet a variety of very friendly farm animals, with a discussion on the NZ lifestyle and nature.
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Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
We will keep you safe at all times and provide you with details safety information. Please let us know if you have any special requirements or requests.
Farm & Animal Feeding Tour