Boutique Barnstay – Staveley, South Island, NZ

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Farm Tours

Mid Canterbury is a rich and varied farming area with land stretching across the Canterbury plains from the mountains to sea. We can organise tailor-made day or multiday tours to allow you an insight into the local farming scene.

  • Sheep
  • Beef
  • Deer
  • Dairy
  • Arable
  • Encounter exhibition Methven
  • Environmental initiatives

A farmday escape could include:

  • 4WD or easy mountain bike on a sheep/beef or deer farm. Morning tea at homestead
  • Short walk into mustering hut for lunch
  • Visiting a beautiful homestead garden and viewing their agate jewellery showroom (agate sourced on farm)


  • Arable visit
  • NZ Alpine and Agriculture Encounter - Methven
  • Dairy farm visit taking in milking

Wherever possible you will view routine farm work, working dogs and meet local farmers.

Or we will happily custom build a day to suit your interests!