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Geraldine

Geraldine sits at the foot of rolling countryside and is bisected by the tranquil Waihi River. Just 5 minutes from town is a rare remnant of lowland podocarp native forest with breathtaking views over plains and mountains while in the picturesque town you will find many local artists and craftsman's wares for sale plus some fine local foods.
A great place to visit is the Geraldine vintage car and machinery museum. Here you will find a display of over 1400 exhibits from the South Canterbury area including over 100 tractors, 30 vintage and veteran cars plus other items including farm machinery, a very rare Spartan biplane, hot air and stationery engines plus lots more.

Alpaca Farm Visit

Alpaca Farm Visit

At Gem Alpaca Stud you will meet and greet their Alpaca, Llama and sheep. Get in the paddocks with the Alpaca and Llama. See very clearly the difference between the two camelids species. At the right time of year you will also meet the cria (Baby Alpaca/Llama). Your farm visit will take approximately 1 hour.

New Zealand touring ideas

A popular style of touring is to take a preplanned self drive road trip.  After a thorough consultation with you we expertly plan and create your self drive tour around New Zealand allows you the freedom to explore at leisure with the comfort and security of pre-booked activities and accommodations. Route suggestions, GPS and APP guidance plus local support mean you are in safe hands. See self drive ideas here

If you prefer to let someone else do the work then an escorted small group tour or a private guided tour might be for you. Our range of hand picked small group itineraries are ideal if you prefer to travel in the company of like minded people. These tours limit the number of participants which means different accommodation options, exclusive activities and of course a knowledgable guide ensures you get to see the best of New Zealand. See our small group tours here. 

A private guided tour offers true flexibility and the security of a knowledgable local guiding you all the way. Well planned itineraries ensure you see exactly what you want to see but with your own driver-guide you can adapt to suit the day or your preference. 100% tailor-made to suit you a private tour is a great option when travelling as a small group. all our self drive itineraries can be replanned and priced using a private driver and guide. Just contact us to discuss your needs.

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