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Mundell's Cafe

Mundell’s Cafe serves delicious café style food with an all-day breakfast and a la carte menu.  They're fully licensed with great coffee.  A great place to take some time out while travelling through this beautiful region.  Relax outside in the courtyard or dine inside in our spacious café.

Mundell's are known for fast, efficient service and a great selection of fresh food and baking.

Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve tracks

These short walks in and around Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve are ideal for families. There are four short walks through the forest which interconnect with roads around the reserve.

Kakahu Bush tracks

Take a walk in this area of native bush close to Geraldine which features remarkable rock pinnacles and limestone formations, historic sites, scenic views and is home to the rare long-tailed

Geraldine Golf Club

Geraldine District Golf Clubs "Denfield" course is located in South Canterbury just one and a half hours drive south of Christchurch and 30 minutes from Timaru.  It is situated on the corner of Orari Station Road and Orari Back Road, 3 kms from Geraldine and 3 kms from Orari.Follow the signs west from State Highway 1 at Orari, or east from just north of the Waihi River bridge at Geraldine.

house of hop

Located on the Geraldine-Fairlie Highway (SH79) (approximately 7 minutes drive from Geraldine) you will discover a little Gem! The craft brewery & restaurant is surrounded by the beautiful rural farmland with inside and outside dining that gives you the opportunity to sample award winning hand-crafted beers brewed on site in a relaxing environment.

Geraldine Vintage Car & Machine Museum

On display are over 1400 exhibits. These include 101 tractors from 1912 onwards, including the oldest working tractor in New Zealand and thirty vintage cars from 1905. An interesting collection of classic cars. There are many items of farm equipment including hot air engines, stationary motors and a Threshing Mill. Also on display is a 1929 Spartan Biplane, household items, agricultural equipment and much much more.

Susan Badcock Gallery

Susan Badcock Studio/Gallery has a regular rotating exhibition of hand coloured photographs by Susan and paintings by her Dad, renowned artist John Badcock and grandfather Douglas Badcock and monotypes by Sharon Whittaker. Deadly Ponies luxury accessories range is also available. Tuesday-Saturday 10-2pm or by appointment.

Peel Forest Horse Trekking

Take a ride on horseback through some of New Zealand’s most pristine wilderness and natural landscapes. Experience breathtaking views of the mountains, glacial fed rivers and the Canterbury plains on one of our bespoke trekking adventures.

Mountain Bike & Family Bike Tracks

Cycling is a great way to see the sites, and experience the countryside. Not only can you see the world at your own pace, but you can easily bring some friends along to enjoy the experience. With its mix of flat plains and hills, Geraldine offers some great biking country, whatever your level.

Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Track

The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is New Zealand in all its colour and natural beauty - from our highest mountains, past great lakes and rivers, and down to the ocean. Suitable for all ages, the 9 section cycle trail is an easy to intermediate grade, linking the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean.