Want to spend more time with us enjoying all of what Pōhatu bay's beautiful environment can offer, you might be interested in our packages and combos.
Rare sheep breed
Your hosts are members of the New Zealand Order of merit for services to conservation
Beach and marine reserve on your doorstep
Ancient forest and access to many walks
24-Hour Pōhatu Package
Have it all included with our overnight stay in our historic and cosy private units in the middle of the penguin colony and working sheep farm with rare breeds sheep! Enjoy the safe swimming beach just outside your door or explore the surrounding and secluded landscape.
30 minutes' drive from Akaroa, on the south-eastern corner of Banks peninsula is Pōhatu/ Flea bay, the perfect place for your next farmstay. As soon as you arrive you will be welcomed by many breeds of sheep, be amazed by the tranquil surroundings and isolation with relaxing private beaches, bush and many walks to explore.
At Pōhatu we also wish to conserve rare breeds sheep. These include Arapawa, Long Wool Lincoln, Coloured Romneys, Southdown Baby Doll and the beautiful and insanely cute Valais Blacknose sheep. Each one of these breeds have special qualities worth preserving.
We are breeding them all to help saving them and every year have a limited amount of lambs, rams and ewes for sell.
"Blown away. Was such a great day. Worth every penny. We seen so much wildlife, this is definitely a hidden gem in New Zealand. The guides were very knowledgeable, and added to the overall experience."