Devcich Historic Farmstead - Farm stay

Family owned since 1915 registered as a NZ Historical Place Cat.1. My Grandfather traded with the Gumdiggers and all the old buildings are still standing, the Kauri Mill, Trading Post, Blacksmith forge, Wine shed, Stables and Wool Shed.


Per night
$200.00 - $250.00


Our farm stay offers a 3 bedroom homestead, with fully functional kitchen plus a BBQ, mobile reception for Spark and Vodafone. Sleeps 6.
Also available for extended family is a one bedroom cottage. Sleeps 3.
2 night minimum stay.

We have a river on the boundary offering good trout fishing, a swimming hole nearby, and an array of exotic animals. Also there are Department of Conservation bush walks to the popular Pinnacles further up the valley.

Further activities available to guests:
* History tour through the old buildings - 30 mins
* Horse ride for children - 30 mins
* Llama trekking along the old tram track - 90 mins

Please inquire when booking extra charges apply.

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Physical address

764C Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames, Thames, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Jan - Feb) (Sep - Dec)
Per night $250.00 $200.00 - $220.00
Other charges:
Cleaning $60 per stay
Further pricing information:
Please remove shoes, no smoking inside, no parties, and definitely no pets. Guests are free to roam around the buildings but preferably not into the paddocks where the animals are unless accompanied by the host. Some fences are electric, and electric tapes across some farm gates. Normal farm rule regarding gates, if its closed, please close again.
Cancellation policy:
Full refund 5 days prior to arrival

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
Proximity to town:
15 mins from town
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
Check in 3 p.m to 6 p.m. Check out 10 a.m.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

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