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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned home and had the trip of a lifetime, thanks Kylie & Andrew at Rangitikei Farm. Our stay at their farm was the highlight of our trip to New Zealand. It was so nice to relax and take quiet strolls through the rolling hills. Their dog "Porkie" was a great friend to take along on the walks....

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I took a group of 14 Taiwanese students from IPU New Zealand to Rangitikei Farmstay. The owner is very friendly. The scenery is beautiful and feeding the animal up close alone is worth it. Definitely recommend for a day trip. If you can, spend a night here and you can star gazing and look at some glow worm too.

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RangitikeiFarmstay, Owner at Rangitikei Farmstay, responded to this review

Thank you John for your feedback. We hope to welcome IPU back again in the future. Kind regards, Kylie.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Our 'Rangitikei Farmstay' definately lived up to our expectations, being advertised on the homepage as 'a true kiwi experience'. After being on the road travelling for a while now, this place was one of our favourite stays, because we felt 'home away from home' from the first minute after arriving at the farm. It is a place where you can...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Wonderful place, lovely people. We stayed in the west hut which was really comfortable with amazing views down the valley. The bunkhouse had a very authentic feel following all of the well documented hard work that had gone into its development. The farm tour in the all terrain vehicle and the mustering is not to be missed. To see Andrew...

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Thank Carole C
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Rangitikei Farmstay is truly a memorable experience for us! We stayed at the West Hut and the view was really awesome! Kylie and Andrew were good host showing us around their farm during our 2 days stay. There are a few friendly animals in the farm and we have close encounter with them. We went to do the self guided...

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Whanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 June 2015

It was alguds nice facilities good weather and fun activities i really enjoyed it and encourage others to take part in the fun and take part in the annual mud mudder this year and years to come and enjoy the hospitality that the owners have to offer with the world

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Fantastic experience. Students enjoyed the experience and we were fantastically hosted by Andrew and Kylie Stewart. Students got to enjoy a number of activities while on their camp and were put of their comfort zones at times with activities which was a good challenge for the students.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I am From France, I was in New Zealand for 8 month and Staying at the Rangitikei Farmstay was one of my Best New Zealand experience. Feeding the animals, walk in the forest, saw my friends shearing a sheep, barbecue at the end of the day, and the best part : a AWESOME starry night sky ! Thank you so...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Rangitikei Farmstay has to be one of the most authentic Kiwi experiences you will find. The location is simply amazing, offering peace & tranquility in super comfortable accommodation. Being set on a genuine functioning New Zealand farm you can get up close & personal with a whole range of friendly animals, walk through beautiful farmland to a stunning lookout in...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I loved every second of staying at Rangitikei Farmstay. Had such an awesome time feeding the animals, trying my hand at shearing a sheep, and walking throughout the farm catching all the amazing views, especially at sun set and sun rise. Thanks for being such a great host and having us stay Kylie, I would recommend it to anyone wanting...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rangitikei Farmstay is located in a picturesque farming area halfway between Taupo and Wellington, in the lower half of New Zealand’s stunning North Island. Situated on a quiet rural road, RF provides the ideal location for a heartland experience that will appeal to many. RF has a range of different accommodation options to suit every taste; the RF Homestead, Eastern and Western Chalets and RF Bunkhouse. The Farm Museum also showcases agricultural history from the Stewart family’s 100 years on the property. Visitors are sure to leave with fond memories and fantastic photos of their experience on a working hill country station. Guests are welcome to experience life on the farm, interaction with all the animals and activities to suit individual tastes. With knowledge of the local area gained from being the fourth generation on the property, RF can provide a wide range of activities both on and off the farm. Activities include but are not limited to: Corporate functions, horseback and pony riding, mountain biking, ATV rides, farm walks, 4WD tours, clay bird shooting, golf driving, beach trips, bush walks, guided Sambar deer hunting, possum and target shooting and a glow-worm grotto. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rangitikei Farmstay

Address: 422 Makuhou Road | RD2, 4876, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island
Price Range: $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“get there first”
 of 5 bubbles Jordyn_Mohr, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The East hut is close to the animals so be prepared to hear the hens and cows talking to you in the morning! In the West hut we heard nothing but the gentle breeze in the trees...”
 of 5 bubbles 593ruthc, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
“West Hut is more than enough for 2 adults and a child.”
 of 5 bubbles KereneG, 5 Oct 2013 | Read review
“We loved the west hut. It has a great view of the sunset. If you're going in winter, expect to need an extra layer or two. Don't be put off by this though as the warmth of the welcome and the gorgeous food makes it totally worthwhile.”
  • A view of the house from the picnic bench at the top of the very nice walk.
 of 5 bubbles conork2013, 24 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Book your stay early and bring sports shoes if you are planning to do a self-guided walk up to the picnic table!”
 of 5 bubbles tandroidity, 13 Aug 2013 | Read review
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