Your Family Farmstay Package
Get away from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown for a 2-night stay at the historic Greenstone Station Homestead. Originally built in 1910, the Homestead has recently been renovated to bring it into the modern age while retaining it's rustic charm. With 2 double rooms and one bunk room with 4 bunks, a comfortable lounge area and well-fitted kitchen, this is the perfect place for two families to get away together, relax and unwind.
Located approximately 85km from Queenstown, in a picturesque setting on the edge of Lake Whakatipu at the outlet of the Greenstone river, the Homestead offers the experience of being part of a working farm, and also a private retreat away the doorstep of a range of outdoor activities. Take the family for a walk up the Greenstone or Caples tracks, hire bikes, go fishing in the nearby Greenstone river, take a guided hunting experience on the Greenstone station, or simply relax in the woodfired hot tub with lake views – there’s something for everyone and plenty of opportunity to get in touch with nature.
On you way to or back from the Greenstone Homestead, make a stop in Glenorchy to experience the iconic Dart River Adventures Wilderness Jet. This ultimate, half-day Wilderness Jet boat adventure will take you on an unforgettable journey along the braided, glacier-fed Dart River. Covering up to 90km of river during your trip you will experience the unique combination of breath-taking scenery and an exhilarating ride as you travel deep into Mount Aspiring National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Area.
This relaxed pace tour is ideal for those looking to take their time and make the most of being in this phenomenal place. With plenty of time to connect with the area and take in the scenery, your guides give you their authentic touch, sharing stories of the area’s rich history, the Greenstone trail and renowned Māori legends. The ever-changing environment makes every trip unique. With daily and seasonal changes to the flora and fauna, colour of the bush, river structure & colour, water clarity, birds, wildlife and snow level, the spectacular Dart River Valley will take your breath away.