Get a true insight into the working operation of an organic dairy farm, where they are passionate about healthy, honest and sustainable farming. Visit this 70ha farm, milking around 140 cows, where they produce certified organic milk for processing at a NZ factory. The cows are a mix of breeds – mainly Milking Shorthorn and Ayrshire with some Friesian and Jersey X girls in the herd. Learn about the different practices organic farming involves and see the philosophy behind this style of farming including the diversity in pastures, trees and biology. You will get an opportunity to view the dairy cows and other animals, including calves (seasonally), ducks, sheep, and chooks.
Tour is available on request. Large groups welcome.
Adult $30.00 (min 2 adults)
Child $15.00 (8-17 years)
Under 7 years no charge
Health & Safety: Closed toe footwear is essential, and you will be asked to disinfect your footwear. This is a rural working farm with mud, uneven surfaces and rural smells. Please be aware of these hazards. A good level of English is required to understand the health and safety instructions for this tour.