Pakira - Your rural escape

Farmstay | Wanganui District | #1887

  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Enjoy a truely relaxing, stress free getaway on a large New Zealand sheep and cattle farm.

Escape the rat race and relish the beauty of nature, the birds singing, streams trickling, stars twinkling and the native bush.

Relax on the sunny deck or curl up beside the cosy log fire. Pakira cottage sleeps five and is fully self contained including games, books, magazines and toys - something for everyone.

There's loads to do here - tramping, mountain biking, trout fishing, swimming, photography, full farm activities - including sheep shearing.

Children love the animals.

"Awesome tramping, one day did 12km and the next day on a different route did 13km. Great views and scenery, loved walking around the farm amongst all the animals." Richard and Louise, Simon and Sue, Wellington

"Our family had so much fun." Val, Wessa, Andrew, Andrea and India, Auckland.

"The dogs were amazing, gathering and moving the sheep." John and Donna, Ohio USA

"Just Paradise" Paul, Julie, James and Neil, England.

"The boys loved the motorbike and riding the sheep." Rene, Nicki, Tom, Vincent and Daniel, Wellington.

"A real taste of New Zealand farm life." Jim and Joy, Brisbane

"I liked being involved, even dagged a sheep." Sam, New Plymouth

"This is my first visit to this wonderful farmstay and John's second and we want to come back again."

Lou and John, Wyoming USA

"Such a tranquil setting and a perfect antidote to the 24 hour plane journey." Alec, Katie and Owen, England

"With no distractions, we could focus on spending quality time together." Faye, D'arcy, Ella and Finn, Wellington

" What an experience for us to be shown a New Zealand farm, seeing sheep shearing and swimming in the river. We enjoyed the quiet, peace and beauty of this lovely spot."

Ferlind and Alya, Heidelberg, Germany

" The excellent hospitality showered upon us, was second to none."

Jeannie, Thiam, Lena and Patrick, Singapore, Malaysia

Special conditions: Single $125 per single per night, farm activities included Couple $250 per couple per night, farm activities included Full House $495 for 5 guests, farm activities included. Peace and quiet, fresh air, wake up to the birds singing, stress free holiday, warm cosy fire, cute cottage, children love the animals, babysitter available. Please also see Pakira Farm Walks


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x King single bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
19-Feb-18 to 19-May-19
$125+/night $125+/night
For up to 1 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $1/night;

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (2)

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  • The beds were soooo very comfortable and the bach was absolutely lovely!

    The beds were soooo very comfortable and the bach was absolutely lovely!

    renell416 100%|1x Jan 2010

  • The cottage was very comfortable, well equiped, and well situated

    The cottage was very comfortable, well equiped, and well situated. Good swimming spot nearby, and interesting farm activities for the kids and us to be involved in.

    hughon291 100%|1x Jan 2010

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