• 108 Rippingale Rd,
  • Hanmer Springs
  • Canterbury
  • New Zealand
  • 64 3 3157772
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Farm Park, Café & Gallery - Hanmer Springs

 A farm park for all ageGet up close & personals!

For a cool mix of fun, play, education and most importantly, a day of relaxation.  Wai ariki Farm Park is the ideal outing for families, schools, groups, animal lovers of all ages, coffee and food buffs!

You will love our purpose-built Farm Park, Café and Gallery which opened in July 2005.  This family business is 100% NZ owned and operated.  Wai ariki is set amidst spectacular mountain views on a 14 acre lifestyle block.  We have 2 acres of sheltered farm park land where the animals are displayed in a clean, relaxed and peaceful environment.

Get up close and personal while hand feeding the nicest, friendliest and most interesting farm and exotic animals.


Cafe and Craft Gallery

After a wander around the park, relax with a Chanui tea or Vivace organic coffee, and some fine homemade food from our vibrant café.  Browse through our Craft Gallery, with plenty of treasures on every shelf for those seeking a special gift for any age group.

Birthday Parties

Yes, we cater for children's birthday parties.  We can tailor to suit all budgets.  From basic park entry and feed, to a catered lunch.  Contact us for more details. 

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Open from 10am Tuesday to Sunday
Open 7 days during School Holidays & long weekends

Farm Park Admission Prices:
Adults $12
Seniors $10
Children (2-14yrs) $6
Family (2 adults & 3 children) $35
Animal feed $2 per bag