Okains Bay has some beautiful historic attractions.

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Dawn at Okains Bay

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  • Escape to the beauty and tranquillity of the country at Kawatea Farmstay.
  • Enjoy a unique holiday experience in an historic homestead set in beautiful mature gardens, and surrounded by land, farmed by our family for five generations.
  • Enjoy a relaxing day with a book on the verandah, or participate in seasonal farm activities and feed the pet sheep.
  • Wander our hillside farm enjoying the panoramic views of Banks Peninsula, or walk along the scenic coastline to secluded swimming beaches and a seal colony.
  • Learn about Maori culture and the life of early settlers at the acclaimed Okain's Bay Museum or visit Akaroa with its French influence, cafés and craft shops.
  • Join us for dinner savouring seafood from the bay and creative country fare from our garden, whilst sharing experiences with fellow travellers. We have been hosting since 1988 and pride ourselves on thoughtful, personal attention and friendly hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere.
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 Spacious accommodation with a variety of rooms available
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There is a safe beach only 5 Min's away.

Local activities include:-

  • Kayaking
  • Coastal walks
  • Petonque
  • Tennis
  • Feeding pet sheep
  • Seasonal farm activities
  • Seals
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Okains Bay | Banks Peninsula, 8161 | New Zealand | Phone/Fax +64 3 304 8621