New Product: Lynton Downs Farmstay - near Kaikoura

Lynton Downs is a working New Zealand farm set on the beautiful Inland Kaikoura Road and surrounded by mountains. We offer genuine kiwi hospitality and a chance to see what it’s like staying on a farm in New Zealand. You will be able to stay in the historic fully renovated historic homestead, explore the farm, chat with the farmer and his wife , visit the friendly farm pets and relax.


We are only 20 minutes from Kaikoura a beautiful coastal town with a diverse range of marine and local wildlife, walking and biking, fishing, kayaking to name a few activities.


We are a close day trip to Hanmer Springs a lovely alpine village and thermal resort with hot pools.

Blenheim and its wineries and restaurants are only an hour and a half away.


Welcome basket of farm and local produce.


The East Wing

The East Wing


2 bedrooms:

• 1 king bed (can be split into 2 king single beds)

• 1 queen bed Located on the left-hand single-story side of the homestead this beautifully restored /refurbished apartment sleeps four. Warm, centrally heated, double glazed and wool insulated.


The East Wing has a beautiful open plan living /dining area and features a full kitchen and a laundry.


The East Wing is set amidst NZ natives and has two decks to enjoy the views onto gardens and farmland. It is a place to relax and enjoy the beauty.


The Karkariki  (green) Room has a queen bed and also features a generous ensuite bathroom.


In the Kowhai (yellow) Room there is a King bed which can be converted to two king singles. The room has an ensuite bathroom with shower.


You will enjoy a comfortable Queen bed with good quality linen and warm feather duvets.


Facilities include:

• A separate living room has a large comfy sofa and chairs, throws, TV with SKY, DVD, free Wi-Fi, and a selection of books, games and magazines. Try your hand at a game of Horseshoes.

• Kitchen with oven/induction hobs, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine and all kitchenware

• Complimentary tea and coffee (espresso machine)

• The bathrooms have a shower, robes, hairdryer, large fluffy towels and gorgeous e-friendly soaps and body washes. Laundry facilities are also available.

• Portacot and table high chair

• Laundry area with washing machine, iron and drying rack

• Wood burner and central heating – radiators

• NZ wool insulation



The East Wing is self-catering. Just bring along your own food, and cook your meals using the facilities of the fully equipped kitchen. There is also a recycling system in place.


Rachel  and Kurt Bartrum 

Lynton Downs Ltd 

1717 Inland Kaikoura Road 

RD3 Kaikoura 7373

New Zealand

Phone +64 3 319 5056