On the farm

-Enjoy a guided farm tour, pat a calf (seasonal), meet Sweety our pet cow, feed the poultry Blue Orpingtons, (heritage breed ), see our pasture goats for natural weed control (blackberry) and our rare White Galloway cattle.

-Freedom walk to visit our ancient sandstone boulders along the river (a level of fitness is required, as access is from our steeper hills on the Northern boundary).

-Freedom walk to the river and experience the majesty of the Podocarpus totara that feature all along the Hoteo River.

-Have a calming natural health Reiki session (session lasts for one hour). Your host is a Reiki master and teacher. For more information visit: goldenreiki.co.nz

-Come and view our 100% New Zealand made textiles from New Zealand’s finest wools and eco possum fur. Our company Pelage, specialises in homewares for the interior decor such as blankets and throws. Our guest rooms feature Pelage bedding. For more information visit: pelage.co.nz

In the area

-Matakana Farmers Market on Saturdays – 25 minutes by car to Matakana.

-Mangawhai Markets on Saturday from 9am-1pm – 23 minutes buy car.

-Matakana Cinema – 25 minutes by car to Matakana.

-Morris and James Pottery – 25 minutes by car to Matakana.

-Pakiri and Mangawhai Beaches (East Coast Beach) – 20 minutes by car.

-Mangawhai Beach 30 minutes by car (East Coast Beach).

-Matakohe Kauri Musuem – 40 minutes by car.

-Goat Island Marine Reserve near Leigh – 45 minutes by car.

-Regional Parks to explore nearby

-Several Golf courses nearby (Wellsford’s golf course only 5 minutes away by car)