Scenic 4WD Farm Tours Rotorua

A  scenic 4WD adventure through Omania sheep and cattle farm, with various  options available, great for families and groups.

Ideal for families and groups wanting to spend time on a real NZ working farm whether its wanting a technical insight or general over view, Omania sheep and cattle farm is perfect.

This stunning rural property is situated on the door step of Rotorua city and comprises 1000 acres of fertile hill county pasture along with large stands of native forest, a developing truffle orchard, abundant birdlife and was a finalist in the 2010 Balance Nutrients Environmental Awards.

We can provide a two and half hour educational adventure where you will ascend to 609 meters above sea level to the top of the Omania range and be rewarded with premium vistas of Lake Rotorua, Okataina and the majestic Mount Tarawera, the scene of massive volcanic activity over the last two centuries.  

Traversing the Omania trail you’ll gain an insight into an authentic working sheep and cattle farm. Learn about the farm’s history, its development of food production philosophies and its ongoing environmental sustainability through conservation projects.

Please contact us  to discuss options for your group.

 

No.8 Kiwi Speak
Sparrows Fart:
Very early in the morning,just before the sun rises.

Woolshed:
A shed where a sheep’s fleece is removed by a shearer.

Shearer:
The person who removes sheep’s fleece typically with electric shears.


 

 

 

 

 

 
  No.8 Farm Tours Ltd.  PO Box 16114, Bethlehem, Tauranga, New Zealand P: +64 7 579 3981