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Snow, Ski, Skate, Geraldine

The picturesque village of Geraldine makes the perfect base for your winter snow holiday.  With four ski fields and two skating rinks within easy driving distance, plus a raft of non-snow activities, Geraldine really does have it all. Roundhill (1.45 hr drive south from Geraldine) ski field is a great place for beginners and families.  Access to the field is […]

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Big Tree, Peel Forest, Geraldine, New Zealand

Discover Peel Forest

An historic bush-clad retreat named after British Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel, who died in the same year the New Zealand province of Canterbury was founded, Peel Forest offers excellent walking for all levels, with tracks through the bush leading to waterfalls and the 1311m summit of Little Mt Peel. The gateway to the Rangitata Valley, the base for many adventure activities in the area, […]

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Art & About

Artists and crafts folk are drawn to the picturesque beauty of the Geraldine district as well as the relaxed lifestyle.  A number of renowned artists, including John Badcock, Mike Deavoll, Henry Lowen-Smith and the late Austen Deans have made homes in the area.  Many artists have studios open to the public, or display at one of the range of galleries […]

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