Karetu Downs Farm Stay

1731 Ram Paddock Road

Karetu Downs Farm is situated in the picturesque Waipara Gorge and has been in the Forrester family for 100 years. We offer a choice of B&B accommodation in our lovely farm homestead or stay in our self contained fully furnished farm cottage.


$190 - $340  (NZD)


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1731 Ram Paddock Road


Karetu Downs is a one hour drive from Christchurch airport. The property is Kiwi owned and farmed. On farm activities- sheep shearing (bookings essential), feed the pet lambs/sheep, feed the chickens and ducks and collect the eggs. Meet the two kune kune pigs Daisy and Midget and Billy and Sid our resident goats . 4WD farm tours available. Hiking and river walks.

Cosy private accommodation for tourists, travellers and families who want to relax and take in the peaceful surroundings of the New Zealand country side. The farm is 2000 hectares of some flat to rolling downs but mostly hill country land on which we graze sheep & beef cattle.

Ideal for family groups and people who just want a quiet peaceful time away. Camper vans welcome.

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Information correct as at: 03 September 2023

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42 Amuri Avenue
Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

Email: info@visithurunui.co.nz
Phone: +64 3 315 0000
Free phone : 0800 442 663 (NZ only)