Blue Spur Farmstay Eco-home Hokitika, see animals!
40 Sqmt Barn/Farmhouse hosted by Michelle
5 Guests . 1 Bedroom . 1.5 Bathrooms


Stay on a farm and visit the animals. Experience an off-grid eco home, totally solar powered! Huge private room. Light breakfast provided in your room. 5mins drive to the beach and 10min from the town. Relax and take in the views of the farm + bush. A friendly and real farm experience. .

A large farmhouse in rural Hokitika. Enjoy peace and quiet in a relaxed country atmosphere. . We run an authentic NZ farmstay where you can get up close to the animals. If you want a low key place on a farm where quiet and privacy are valued, this could be the place. It is a fun and friendly home, nothing like staying in a hotel.

CHILDREN: Children/infants are very welcome here - please include them in your number of people staying (they are not free). Add infants to the total under children please.______ Portacot available on request.

* Walk the farm. Feed the sheep.
* Light breakfast of home made muesli and yogurt, honey and jam from our farm.
* Tea and plunger coffee making facilities in your room
* Privacy
* Plenty of helpful tips and advice about activities and where to eat out
* Huge, family or large group, sized private room
* Small refrigerator in your room
* Free wifi
* TV and DVD player (no cable TV)
* Private bathroom with shower & bath.
(on rare occasions my be shared with a couple or a single guest.)
* Plenty of reading material about the West Coast
* A warm, relaxing and friendly environment


* Outdoor fire can be set for you
* Small amounts of laundry can done by me for stays over 2 days.
* Toys and books for children
* Help planning the rest of your trip
* Vegan home baking just let us know in advance.
----- Sorry, the kitchen is not available.

WORRIED ABOUT YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT? For every booking made with us, $10 goes towards a native NZ tree that we plant here on the property for you, to help reestablish the area of forest that was destroyed by a cyclone in 2018. That tree will offset some of your carbon footprint created by travelling here.

We have another room available suited to a couple if you would like a smaller space or your group would like 2 rooms. See our "Stay on a farm" listing.

The house sits on top of a ridge overlooking native bush and farmland with views of the Tasman Sea in the distance. The property is a 75 acre farm with sheep, cattle, pigs, goats and birds.
The property is 2mins from the Arahura River - an important source of pounamu (jade) on the West Coast.

** Our house is completely off-grid. All our power comes from solar panels. All our water is rainwater collected from the roof. Many of the features in the house are from building recyclers. If you need microwaves, hairdryers and A/C etc, we are not the place for you.

- Guests have access to their own bathroom and private bedroom with sitting space. Note on some occasions in peak season the guest bathroom may be shared with a couple or single traveller. This does not happen often.
- The kitchen is not available.
- You are free to wander the farm to see the animals.
- For safety reasons the power shed is off limits to guests.
- Do not enter rooms marked "Private".

We are happy to give you plenty of tips and advice about local attractions/history/places to eat and shop and tips on travel in NZ.
Your privacy will be respected, and I will not enter your room during your stay. Please read the entire listing description to be sure I can fully meet your expectations.
We are LGBTQ friendly!

ACTIVITIES: Hokitika is the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the West Coast. All the best attractions are only a short drive away. Read our Guides to learn more.

There are many easy bush walks close to our house, the closest winds through an old goldmine site dating back to the 1800's.

Take a walk through Hokitika town and see some of the sights mentioned in the Booker Prize winning author, Eleanor Catton's book, The Luminaries.

You really need at least two days in Hokitika to see most of the attractions.

TRANSPORT: A car is a must to make the most of sightseeing.
We are 15mins from the airport.
The Tranz Alpine train comes into Greymouth Station 30 mins drive away.
The West Coast Cycle Trail is nearby.
Christchurch is 3 hours drive away over SH73 through Arthur's Pass.

NOTE: We are off-grid so we MUST be careful with our power. Use of hairdryers is not permitted.
**Make yourself at home - we look forward to meeting you!**

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Sleeping Configuration

Luxury Family Room
1 queen bed, 3 single beds
Extra large family/group room. Beautiful views of the farm and native bush. Comfortable sitting area with small table for eating breakfast. Plenty of children's toys and books. TV for watching DVDs.


Smoking Allowed
Smoking is permitted outside away from the house only.
Family/Kid Friendly
We are child friendly. We provide toys and books. We have not "child-proofed" our home. The safety of your child is your responsibility.
Children's books and toys
Baby friendly
Parking Included
Ample free parking available.
No Pets Allowed
Pets are not allowed as we are a farm with livestock and freerange birds.
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events


Iron & Board
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Guests have full access to gardens and farm.
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Stereo/DVD Player
TV for use with DVD player available.
No guest kitchen available. Tea and coffee making facilities in room. Restaurants are a short drive away. Free breakfast included in price,
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit


Pier fishing
Water skiing
Mountain biking
Mountain climbing
Whitewater rafting
Fly fishing
Nature Viewing
Bird Watching

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Reviews (128)

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Getting around

A car is a must to make the most of sightseeing. We are 15mins from the airport. The Tranz Alpine train comes into Greymouth Station 30 mins drive away. The West Coast Cycle Trail is nearby. Christchurch is 3 hours drive away over SH73 through Arthur's Pass.


These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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We offer a friendly and warm space that is quite different from a hotel experience. We want guests to feel comfortable and at home in the spaces we have set up. Our listings really appeal to folks who love character homes, enjoy art on the walls and vintage/retro furniture.

We have lived in Hokitika for the past 12 years. We enjoy good music and good food.
We have both traveled extensively.
We absolutely love living here in Hokitika. It has a wonderful community - we are a really eclectic bunch. The scenery is wild and stunning and the history is fascinating.
I'm busy running our farm as well as working. My husband works for an IT company from home (unfortunately he is very busy with his job, so you probably won't meet him). We look forward to meeting our guests and are always happy to help you plan activities here on the West Coast - rain or shine - it is a fantastic place to be.
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Phone:Click to show +64 037411514
Speaks: English
Houfy lets you contact and book direct with hosts. The host has provided the following links to give you more information.


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Policies and Rules

Check In 3PM - 10PM
Check Out10AM

Guests must inform us of arrival time 48hrs in advance.

Minimum age limit for renters: 18
House Rules

Children MUST be supervised at all times as this is a working farm with hazards.
**No guest kitchen available**
Message us your arrival time 48hrs before.
If there is anything that you are not happy about, please let us know straight away so we can make your stay better.
Smoking is permitted outside only.
No shoes on inside.
Keep showers brief .
Quiet time from 10pm - 7am.
You must close all gates you go through when visiting the animals.
For safety reasons, the power shed is out of bounds to guests.
__Confirming the booking means you have read and understood the listing fully.__
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Payment Policy
Pay securely with credit card.
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel reservation, deposit and payments will be refunded as follows:
60 days prior to the Check-in Date - 100% refund of all deposits or payments
Less than 60 days to check-in - No refund of any deposits or payments

*If guest arrives and decides to leave early, the nights not spent are not refunded.
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Liability: All guests will hold harmless the Owners for any injury, illness or loss during their stay. Any person on/in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest. This house is privately owned; the Owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries, illness or loss that occurs while on the premises. By accepting this agreement, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

Water and Septic: DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper in toilets. No feminine products or foreign objects should ever be flushed. If it is found that misuse has resulted in a clog the sewer system, you could be charged damages.
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Blue Spur Farmstay Eco-home Hokitika, see animals! is a Barn/Farmhouse located in Arahura Valley, West Coast, New Zealand. This Barn/Farmhouse is available for short term lodging and accommodates 5 guests
Blue Spur Farmstay Eco-home Hokitika, see animals! has 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Jul 2018

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