There are a number of activities that can be enjoyed at Retaruke. Depending on just what appeals often several of these activities can be combined together.
Horse riding –give it a go or a more challenging and scenic trek
Farm tours – see a working sheep and beef farm in action and including the manuka honey story. Interact with and share a farmer’s life.
Get off the beaten track – experience off-road adventure in a SxS
Walking – wander at will or with a guide
Whio (blue duck) conservation – assist with the farm’s predator trapping programme and see NZ’s endemic whio (as on the $10 note) up close and personal
Enjoy a sumptuous outdoor picnic high on a ridge top or beside a bubbling stream
Clay target shooting – for all skill levels with an emphasis on fun and safety
Trout Fishing – Enjoy fly or spin fishing on the nearby Retaruke River
Photography – stunning landscapes, special light and moods, wild deer and birds up close and farm activities. Make sure you bring your camera!