New Zealand Farm
Holidays for the Ultimate Getaway!
Grazing Sheep on New
Zealand Farms is a common sight.
New Zealand Farm
Holidays are a must
for the ultimate getaway. Farms abound throughout both the North and
South Islands of the country. It is a beautiful country with lush,
green pastures for its 40 million odd sheep; that is 10 sheep for every
inhabitant! New Zealanders love their lamb! Not only that, but you can
also find loads to do out and about in the countryside, such as hiking,
trout fishing, white water rafting, campingand other activities that will suit all ages and there is a
farm accommodation available for your accommodation in NZ.
is not the only agricultural
passion on farms in New Zealand. There are a diverse
number of animals being farmed, such as
deer, cattle and goats and New Zealand is also renown for its dairy
were established about 20 years ago and many can be
found throughout the country, but more particularly in the southern
part of the North Island where the temperature is perfect for grape
growing and viticulture. It is also a country where many women enjoy
the old craft of spinning and making hand-knitted jerseys from their
homemade spun wool.
In all rural areas of New Zealand you
find farm gate sales, farm shops and farmers
markets to allow you to buy directly from the
farms. Look at our produce page for more details.
There are many choices for farm
with Bed and Breakfast, farm stays, home stays and self-contained
cottages all offering farm accommodation of a high standard. Because of
the distances one may have to travel to the nearest cafe or restaurant
in some areas, most farm hosts will provide an evening meal as a
package deal. Please confirm the meals with your host before you leave.
No matter where you stay you will be
greeted by warm, friendly New Zealanders in their own homes
experiencing "Kiwi" hospitality at its best. These are people who are
genuinely interested in sharing their country and their knowledge with
See our farm accommodation NZ
below for details.
If you have New Zealand farms that you
would like to showcase visit our Farm Forum. You can upload a picture and
brag a little. We don't mind! Share a farming story, tell us about your
best or worst farm holiday and lots more. There are other individual
farming discussion boards to contribute to through this forum, as well
Craft & Recipes Forumwhere you can share
your favorite recipes and also get some crafting ideas for various
arts & crafts.
For those of you who are wishing for a
free farm stay, this is possible on many New Zealand farms if you are
willing to give your help freely. More information about this can be
found here in the job link.Farming Jobs.
If you would like to advertise
your farm in New Zealand for free because
you need some help on the farm to pick those crops, shear those sheep,
or whatever, see our section on farming
jobs worldwide. Or, if you want to advertise your farm
produce, farm accommodation or a farm service, look at our section
Advertise your Farm.
Need more information for your New Zealand Farm Holiday? Have a look at
the very comprehensive
Holidays in New Zealand Travel Guide
- A comprehensive travel guide for planning your New Zealand holiday
itinerary. With information, suggestions,tips, recommendations and maps
to ensure you will see and experience the best of the diverse options
in this beautiful country.
BOOKS ON RURAL NEW ZEALAND
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