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Rural Holidays NZ Ltd is a leading and a long-established original owner operated ON LINE provider of pre booked quality hosted farm and country home stays, plus other hospitality options with an extensive network of carefully selected properties throughout New Zealand.

About Us

overnight farm and country stays

Overnight Farm & Country Stays

Stay in the farmers home, based on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, including a guided tour of the farm property.

tech farm visits

Technical Farm Visits

When time is short, visits of one hour’s duration that can be arranged with optional catering options.

home hosted dinners

Day Visits

Enjoy meeting with a Kiwi family in their home.

home stay

Home Hosted Evening Dinners

Experience an evening of complete hospitality in a Kiwi home, enjoy a delicious 3 course meal.

“Our goal is to exceed the expectations of the visitor while providing a reliable and efficient service to tour wholesalers, inbound tour companies, travel agents and independent travelers alike”

Our Services

Overnight Farm & Country Stays

Stay in a private home, with guest only facilities separate from the hosts. Our network extends from the top of the North Island to the lower South Island and various locations in between, contact us for list of locations. Ideal for independent travelers and small custom tour groups.

Technical Farm Visits

Available at selected host properties nationwide, ideal for tour groups, with morning or afternoon tea, or a catered lunch option.

Day Visits

Offers a snap shot of life in a Kiwi home, tailor-made and designed to suit individual visitors to include morning or afternoon tea, or lunch and farm activities.

Home Hosted Evening Dinners

This program operates primarily for tour groups (both series and one-off groups) in the garden city of Christchurch, with limited options in Rotorua and Queenstown.


Still have questions? Contact us.

Contact Us

Pre booking is essential for all services listed. We prefer as much notice in advance (minimum 21 days) to arrange and pre book our hosts. Our central reservation office is based in Christchurch.