The Cairns Alpine Resort Petting Farm in Tekapo

Right at the heart of The Cairns Alpine Resort is a family favourite: an animal petting farm. Get up close and personal with classic New Zealand farm animals such as sheep and alpaca, and feed the friendly kunekune pig, Whiskey. He’ll be your best friend for life if you do! There is something for everyone at the resort: whether you want to get out and explore some of New Zealand’s most stunning nature, play golf under endless blue skies, bike along the lake, ski until nightfall or of course see the farm animals Cairns resort is the place to be!

Where can i find the Cairns Alpine Resort?

Kick back and relax at The Cairns Alpine Resort. Just a short walk from the lake and Tekapo town!

The Cairns Alpine Resort is the perfect get away resort for family, friends or individuals offering accommodation unlike anything else you’ll find in Tekapo. Your hosts, the Simpson family, have been in Tekapo for three generations and love to share this place with guests! A stay at The Cairns will stay with you for life. From the 100-year-old restored homestead to a modern high country Alpine Lodges: there’s something for everyone.

  • No need to book
  • free for guests
  • non-guests: $10 for adults
  • $5 for children



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