Glenmac Farmstay

Kaye and KeithGlenmac is a high country merino sheep and beef cattle farm spread over 1583 hectares. Nestled in the quiet Waitaki Valley, the family farm is 60km’s from Oamaru and 15km’s from Kurow township.

Glenmac Farmstay New ZealandYour hosts Kaye and Keith welcome you and guarantee an enjoyable and relaxing holiday experience for all visitors to their friendly high country farm accommodation. Glenmac have provided information on local activities including Horse Treks, tramping, mountain biking, local winery, fossil trail, hot tubs and much more to help you plan a great holiday. Take a look at our Waitaki Valley & Kurow blog for an overview on great Things to Do, Nearby Town, plus Walks and Tracks – and don’t forget to check out the below photo gallery for a glimpse of the true natural beauty of the district.

An affordable range of farm style accommodation is available to suit the budget and requirements of independent travellers and families to our rural South Island destination.

You are welcome to request a quotation or Make a Booking for your preferred style of country accommodation, you can also request further information on visitor activities which are available either on farm or in the local area , such as horse riding, 4×4 wheel driving, golf, mountain biking, tramping/hiking, fishing (guide available), fossil trail, winery (sample locally grown wines), visit the penguins etc.

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Bed and Breakfast

The Dinner, Bed and Breakfast accommodation option is a great way to experience the fun of farm life without any of the hard work involved! Dinner is a time when guests join the hosts for a home cooked meal, country hospitality and a relaxing chat.

Campervan Park

Campervan Park
Our Campervan Park campground is designed for travellers and holidaymakers who prefer to avoid crowded camping sites. Situated in a picturesque rural setting, our boutique campervan and camping area has shower, toilet, laundry and full kitchen facilities.

the Shearers Quarters

the Shearers Quarters
The Shearers Quarters has beds for nine guests and provides clean, warm and comfortable budget farm style accommodation. All linen is supplied and the shared TV lounge and full kitchen facilities, you can join the family for a evening meal!

Photo Gallery

Latest From The Blog

Things To Do

By | Thursday J November 2014|Waitaki Valley & Kurow|

Glenmac Farmstay is located close to Kurow and Duntroon, and is part of the lower Waitaki Valley, which is a popular holiday area for New Zealand families due to the long, hot summer days and relaxed, countryside environment.

Nearby Towns

By | Thursday J November 2014|Waitaki Valley & Kurow|

Oamaru is the 'capital' of the Waitaki District, however the Waitaki Valley is not only home to Kurow, but to some other fabulous rural townships that link visitors to Ohau, Mt Cook/Aoraki and other exciting routes. Each township features some wonderful attractions.

Waitaki Valley & Kurow

By | Thursday J November 2014|Waitaki Valley & Kurow|

The Waitaki district is located in the centre of the South Island and is home to lush valleys, majestic mountains, pristine azure lakes, exciting rivers, New Zealand wildlife and breathtaking scenery, making it the ideal holiday spot for outdoor pursuits or pure relaxation.

Walks & Tracks

By | Wednesday J November 2014|Waitaki Valley & Kurow|

The Waitaki Valley boasts a stunning natural environment that provides a huge amount of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy a genuine Kiwi outdoor holiday. No matter what your level of fitness or experience, there are plenty of hikes, bike tracks and walks.

Food & Cuisine

By | Monday J December 2013|New Zealand|

The country’s Pacific Rim cuisine is based on its abundance of wonderful fresh produce. Tender lamb, beef, pork, venison, succulent green-lipped mussels, Bluff oysters, crayfish (lobster), paua (abalone), whitebait, scallops, salmon, deep-sea fish and, of course, kiwifruit.


By | Tuesday J June 2013|New Zealand|

New Zealand offers a great variety of shopping experiences for visitors from overseas. With currency conversions invariably favouring the overseas visitor, a New Zealand shopping spree is a ‘must do’ activity. Shops are usually open from 9 am to 5.30 pm with late shopping available on Thursday.