Kawatea Farmstay, Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula

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Kawatea Farmstay Banks Peninsula

  • Escape to the beauty and tranquillity of the country at Kawatea Farmstay.
  • Enjoy a unique holiday experience in an historic homestead set in beautiful mature gardens, and surrounded by land, farmed by our family for five generations.
  • Enjoy a relaxing day with a book on the verandah, or participate in seasonal farm activities and feed the pet sheep.
  • Wander our hillside farm enjoying the panoramic views of Banks Peninsula, or walk along the scenic coastline to secluded swimming beaches and a seal colony.
  • Learn about Maori culture and the life of early settlers at the acclaimed Okain's Bay Museum or visit Akaroa with its French influence, caf├ęs and craft shops.
  • Join us for dinner savouring seafood from the bay and creative country fare from our garden, whilst sharing experiences with fellow travellers. We have been hosting since 1988 and pride ourselves on thoughtful, personal attention and friendly hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Accommodation

    (prices quoted in NZ$, subject to change)

    We can cater for an intimate romantic getaway or a group booking for extended family or friends. If this is your first trip to the South Island we are happy to assist you with planning your trip.

    Rimu Room

    • Queen King/Single beds
    • Ensuite - shower and toilet
    • Private deck and entrance
    • Separate upstairs room
    • $165 per night

    Kauri Room

    • Queen & king single beds
    • French doors to veranda and garden
    • Spacious room
    • Guest bathroom with separate toilet
    • $150 per night double, $90 single
    • Enquire for availability of Private bathroom - $165 per night with private facilities

    Totara Room

    • Queen bed
    • Garden views
    • Shared bathroom
    • $140 per night double $90 single

    Oak Room

    • Queen/Single bed
    • Garden Views
    • Shared bathroom
    • Suitable for family groups in conjunction with Totara or Kauri Rooms
    • $140 per night double, $90 single


      • Breakfast (included) is served in the conservatory with choices of cereals, homemade muesli, preserved fruit. A cooked breakfast menu including porridge, smoked salmon, scrambled eggs, bacon and mushroom.
      • The Evening meal is shared with hosts, fellow travellers either on the verandah or in the dining room. 20 years of experience ensures the conversation is lively, the food creative and abundant.
      • Separate guest lounge available with TV, stereo and library.
      • Dinner with New Zealand Wine NZ$40.00 per person
      • Special meals by request
      • BBQ area and outdoor furniture
      • Laundry by request
      • All rooms non-smoking

    Kawatea Farmstay, Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula Enquiry Form


    1048 Okains Bay Road
    Okains Bay 7583

    Phone: +64 3 304 8621

    Fax: +64 3 304 8621

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    Kawatea Farmstay, Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula Enquiry Form