• Our Animals
  • Sunset and Alpacas
  • Sheep
  • Our Sunset
  • Our Farmstay

What You Can Do

The Christchurch farmstay is run by Pete and Gaye Hurst. Pete will take you on a tour of the farm.Watch his dogs round up the sheep before he shears one just for you. Then enjoy a good traditional kiwi BBQ and maybe a glass of wine.

Stay the night,relax and enjoy a home cooked meal and stargaze one of the best skies in the world before retiring to your room.

On the Farm

  • Watch Pete shear a sheep up close
  • Watch Jessie the dog round up the mob of sheep
  • Hand feed the sheep and calves
  • Hand feed and pet the friendly alpacas.
  • Check out the hand made garments from our own sheep and alpacas.
  • Visit a herd of over 500 cows and see them get milked
  • Go for a walk around the farm and experience first hand the quietness and tranquility of the area.

Activities nearby

  • Play golf at the local club. Clubs provided
  • Native bush walks
  • Hiking or cycling our local forest, coastal and mountain tracks
  • Visit our popular wineries
  • Jet Boating Horse riding with a qualified instructor
  • Beaches - you have 4 to choose from
  • Visit the local museums
  • Fishing

Optional Extras

Hosts to escort you on day trips of your choice

Gaye or Peter can also pick you up from Christchurch International or Domestic Airport if you need a ride

For availability and pricing please contact us

Pete & Gaye Hurst