Breakfast and a free farm tour (depending on arrival time and departure) are included in a stay on our genuine kiwi farm. We have sheep and cows, farm dogs, chickens, ducks and ponies. Enjoy feeding the pet sheep, dogs and ducks. The room is rustic, quiet and warm. Upson Downs is an ideal place to base yourself for a few days so you have time to explore all our wonderful region has to offer.
Evening meal available by prior arrangement $35/pp
Wifi available at main house.
The cabin is 200m from the main house. The cabin has a King bed, (camp stretcher bed or cot available for $20/night) TV, fridge, separate shower and toilet room, heater and tea and coffee making facilities. There is no cooking facilities in the room. Continental breakfast will be provided for each quest (including 2 types of cereal, toast, yoghurt and home made jam and preserved fruit). Guests are welcome to use our personal clothes washing facilities for a fee($5). Wifi is only available at main house.
Zugang für Gäste
Feel free to participate in daily farm life if you wish and if it is practical. As it is a working farm due care will be expected by quests. A free farm tour can also be arranged if time permits or take an hour long walk through the farm at your convenience.
Interaktion mit Gästen
An evening meal ($35 pp) (2 courses) and packed lunch ($15 pp) can be organised by prior arrangement with us. We will endeavour to help with local travel and advice.
If you want to have a fantastic day trip, we recommend the Wairaurahiri Jet operated by Johan and Joyce, a fabulous day trip across Lake Hauroko and down the Wairaurahiri River. In addition they also offer a 35 minute jetboat trip on the Waiau River ($49pp) and early morning and late evening fishing trips as well.
Weitere wichtige Infos
We have 4 working farm dogs which are housed when not working.
No smoking in the cabin but outside is fine. As it is a working farm with a variety of daily activities we expect guests to follow our instructions for both their safety and enjoyment.