Kaye, Keith and the friendly team at Glenmac want to ensure each of their guests enjoys a fun, relaxing and affordable holiday while visiting the Waitaki District in New Zealand’s South Island.

For this reason, we have put together some useful frequently asked questions to help you plan a fabulous visit to the ‘high country’!

Where do I find my booking confirmation?2014-12-11T23:46:17+00:00

You should have received an email when you completed the online booking. Normally your accommodation request will be processed within 24 hours of receiving your booking request.

How can I check accommodation availability?2017-04-28T05:30:12+00:00

You will need to contact the Glenmac reservation team via the Contact page or by using the the online booking system. Glenmac will contact you within 24 hours to advise of availability.

What other local attractions are there to do?2017-04-28T05:30:12+00:00

Plenty! If you go to the Waitaki Valley & Kurow section of this Website you will find an entire article listing great things to see and do in the area, including gliding, horse trekking, nature walks, mountain biking, golf, gliding, fishing, jet boating, hunting, fossil hunting, ski-ing and much, much more.

Are we able to go horse trekking at Glenmac?2014-12-11T23:38:51+00:00

You most certainly can! Our quiet farm hacks and experienced trekking guides can take you on a wonderful ride over tussock and undulating lush farmland boasting stunning scenery and views from the mountains to the sea.

Do you have a camping ground or campervan park?2014-12-11T23:38:26+00:00

We have both! The Campervan Park and camping area is situated in a picturesque rural setting within the high country farm and has shower, toilet, laundry and full kitchen facilities available for use.

We are backpacking without a vehicle, how can we get to Glenmac?2014-12-11T23:38:09+00:00

Farm access is easy to navigate and shuttle bus transportation is available with The Cook Connection which runs daily, including stops at Mt Cook, Tekapo, Twizel, Omarama, Otematata, Kurow (Glenmac Farmstay), Duntroon, Oamaru and Glentanner.

How many people can stay in the backpackers hostel?2014-12-11T23:37:31+00:00

The hostel has beds for 13 guests. Rates include all linen, plus use of a shared TV lounge plus full kitchen facilities. Evening cooked meals are also available.

Is Glenmac suitable for children?2014-12-11T23:37:12+00:00

Glenmac Farmstay is very family friendly and offers a great selection of outdoor pursuits to keep the entire family entertained.

What type of accommodation is available at Glenmac?2014-12-11T23:36:59+00:00

A range of accommodation options is available to suit your budget and holiday style, including bed and breakfast, backpackers plus campervan and tent sites.

Are there any restaurants or cafes close by?2014-12-11T23:36:13+00:00

Yes. Kurow is only 14km’s away from Glenmac and the township boasts a Visitor Information Centre, restaurants, cafes and shops.

How far away is Oamaru?2014-12-11T23:36:24+00:00

Oamaru is a popular visitor town and is only 60km’s from Glenmac.

Is Glenmac High Country Farm located in a private setting?2014-12-11T23:35:31+00:00

Yes! Spread over an impressive 1583 hectares, the homestead is situated a long distance from the main road and is tranquil, private and quiet!

Why choose A1PTours?2017-04-28T05:30:12+00:00

A personalized tour our tour leaders and guides will look after you to ensure your holiday in Vietnam is memorable, meets your expectations and that your experiences are authentic. We arrange your visa. On our escorted tours there will always be your Kiwi tour leader and your local guide nearby – so you can easily check prices and receive interpretation in any situation.