Rides in and around Geraldine

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. From mountain bike tracks to on-road rides, […]

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Walks in and around Geraldine

From a relaxed riverside stroll, hidden just steps from the bustling town centre, to challenging hikes through native forest, Geraldine has plenty to offer walkers of all levels. The riverside walk, located right in the heart of Geraldine, winds its way along the Waihi River taking in Rhododendron Dell, magnificent in spring, as well as a small oasis of native […]

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Geocaching in Geraldine

eocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.”  www.geocaching.com This fun, free game that swept the world started back in 2000 when American Dave Ulmer decided to test new technology which brought pinpoint accuracy to global […]

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Ice Skating at Staveley

Visit one of the last remaining natural ice skating spots in the country at Staveley.  This is a great way to experience skating the old fashioned way.  Skates for hire and CASH only entry. Check our our article about all the great winter activities to be found around the district using Geraldine as a base.  

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Soccer Golf at the Orchard Café

Find our soccer golf course behind the Orchard Farmshop and Cafe. Soccer Golf is fun-football cum-a-smidgen of mini golf. With a nine hole course, obstacles and reflectors along the way, players must kick the football through set openings and into a hole behind the structures. Deciding on a farming and local business theme, the course had been created using old […]

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Geraldine Vintage Car & Machinery Museum

    The Geraldine Vintage Car and Machinery Museum is the finest of its type in the Southern Hemisphere. On display are vintage cars, vintage tractors, vintage farm machinery and plenty of other interesting things.   Some of the exhibits are unique and won’t be found anywhere else in the world such as: *John Britten‘s Campervan *A Harley Davidson Hearse […]

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The Academy of Performance & Arts Geraldine

The Academy of Performance & Arts Geraldine is an incorporated society and charitable trust. We provide an educational venue for the community to develop skills and interest in the visual, performance and arts. The Academy seeks to provide a variety of accessible & affordable classes aimed at increasing opportunities for the diverse population base of the region. Classes at the […]

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Fox Ski Field

Geraldine makes a fantastic base for a family ski holiday with Fox Ski Field just over an hour away by car from the town.  Also nearby are Roundhill, Dobson and Mt Hutt.    Check our our article about all the great winter activities to be found around the district using Geraldine as a base.  

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Roundhill Ski Field

Geraldine makes a fantastic base for a family ski holiday with Roundhill skifield just a 1.5 hours drive from the town. Ski or Snowboard in the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. Roundhill is a fantastic family ski field with breathtaking views of Aoraki Mt Cook, the Southern Alps and Lake Tekapo.  Roundhill is a place that friends and family […]

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Mt Dobson Ski Field

Geraldine makes a fantastic base for a family ski holiday with Mt Dobson skifield just a 40 minutes drive from the town. Mt Dobson has been owned and operated by the Foote family of Fairlie for the past 38 years and they have made it their mission to make this Ski Area the friendliest around. The mountain is managed by […]

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