Things to do

Things to do

Family playing volleyball at Smiths Farm Holiday Park

Family playing volleyball at Smiths Farm Holiday Park

Children on the trampoline

Children on the trampoline

The farm contains activities that will make any stay enjoyable. The sheep and cattle are all friendly.
A farm and bush walk through beautiful farm land goes into regenerating bush to an impressive waterfall.

The local area has many activities that can be reached within 15 minutes including: Sea Kayaking: from Anakiwa ( base station is just 500m away ) or from several other companies operating out of Picton or Havelock.

Mountain Biking: The Queen Charlotte Track or the scenic local roads. Hire bikes are available at Smiths Farm

Horse Trekking: 30minutes away. Trek the hills or swim the horse in the river. Beaches: Within 4km there are several safe swimming beaches.

Boat Trips: For fishing, diving, observing the green lip mussel farming process, garden tours, doing the mail boat run or just sightseeing, these are available from nearby Picton or Havelock.

Tramping: The start of the Queen Charlotte Track is only 4km away. With options for all fitness levels ranging from five day tramps to easy day walks. The Waikakaho Track, also 4km away, has been recently redeveloped and follows the old goldminers trail.

Restaurants: The Linkwater Country Inn, 2km away has a restaurant and bar. The Clansman, The Slip Inn and the  Mussel Pot restaurant, specialising in delicious green lip mussel meals are just 15 minutes drive away in Havelock.
For those wanting a little extra dining adventure, drive to Te Mahia, catch the water taxi and sample the foods of St Omer.

Dairy/ Service Station: This is situated 2km away and holds most daily requirements. It is the only local service station selling petrol/diesel.

The family friendly animals of Smiths Farm , Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

The family friendly animals of Smiths Farm , Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

Within an hours travel are wine tours and dolphin watching. Within three hours are whale watching at Kaikoura or skiing at the Rainbow skiifield. The park is 30 minutes from Picton, 75 minutes from Nelson and 50 minutes from Blenheim.