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Alpaca Farm Visits

18 Nixons Road

Conveniently situated on the Main Highway from Christchurch to Queenstown, Trevor and Jill Allan welcome all travellers for a Farm Visit. Get up close and personal with Alpaca and Llama and sheep see the very clear difference in the two camelid species. At the right time of year Nov to March we have new cria (baby alpacas) will be around with their mums.
Bookings are preferred but not always required just call into the farm.
Cost $20.00 per adult & $15.00 per child (Pre Schoolers FREE) 

Tours take approx. an hour. 

Jill Allan

T: 685 8689
Cell: 027 201 6994

Aorangi Electric

Address:83 Main Street, Fairlie
Open:Mon to Fri 8am to 5pm
P:685 8596 or 0274 388 332

For an extra socket or a full install and everything in between.

eat Deli and Bar

eat Deli & Bar Website
Address:Main St, Fairlie
Open:Tuesday - Sunday 9am-4pm

eat Deli & Bar, provides customers with a wide range of healthy delicatessen style food made on site, as well as selected New Zealand wines and Monteiths beer on tap.

Sited in a 100+ year old building, the premises have been refitted throughout to accommodate the restaurant and bar. Improvements include a mezzanine floor, a children's playroom and a covered verandah with views of the Dobson mountain range.

Fairlie Agile Web Development

Fairlie Agile Web Development
Open:Monday - Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Website and software development specialists.

A local and experienced team, we use our expertise to build your business's online sales and marketing channels.

Call for a friendly discussion of your business needs.

Fairlie Bakehouse
Address:74 Main Street
Open:7 days 6 am - 5 pm
P:03 685 6063 or 0274 270588

Fresh bakery product. Fresh is Best is the moto for the bakery

Fairlie Early Learners
Address:19 Hamilton Street
Fairlie 7925
Open:Mon through Fri  8 am to 5 pm
P:03 685 6263

We are a new, purpose built preschool offering the highest standard of early childhood education for children aged 0 - 6 years.

We offer 20 hours ECE and WINZ subsidies are available.

Call in and see us anytime.

Fairlie Four Square

Address:Main Street
Open:7 days 8 am to 7 pm
P:685 8081

Locally owned & operated.

Bakery / Liquor / Lotto

Fresh Fish every Thursday

Fairlie Heritage Museum

The Fairlie Heritage Museum is home to a vast array of vintage tractors, machinery, horse drawn vehicles and equipment from a bygone era. The Mabel Binney Cottage features household furnishings and memorablia.

Mt Cook Road, Fairlie.

Farm Barn Cafe

Farm Barn Cafe Website
Address:4 Mt Michael Road, Fairlie.
Open:7 days  9 to 4 during winter 9 to 5 during summer
P:03 685 8271 or 021 2211077

Farm Barn Cafe - Located at the top of Mt Michael we offer some of the most amazing views in the Central South Island. Our cafe offers a wide selection of homemade cafe style meals and baking. With great coffee too.

Home of Scenic View Helicopters

Four Peaks High Country Track

Four Peaks High Country Track is a magical 4 day/ night walking adventure staying in original musterer's huts in the high country.

Walk or Mountain Bike ride over an historic private sheep & cattle Station, in the hills between Geraldine & Fairlie - and only 15 minutes from Fairlie. 

You stay in upgraded musterer's huts with flush loo's and hot showers, and a ton of charm. Your big packs are transported from hut to hut so you only walk with a small daypack to carry lunch & wet weather gear.

The walking/biking track is a 45-60km circuit  with wonderful scenery, a great way to explore some of New Zealand's high country paradise. Magic!

Bookings are essential.  Open from mid-November to April.  Groups up to 10 people.

Contact: Jo McAtamney

T: 03 685 4848 or 0274 547 289


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Fairlie Golf Club has an 18 hole course on Talbot Road. It is a well groomed, flat course with a challenging par 70 layout with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.

The Club welcomes visitors and green fees are cheap at $20 per round. 

Major tournaments are the Fairlie 500, a 72-hole mens tournament held on the 3rd weekend in March and the Glencairn ladies tournament which is a pairs tournament held every April.  Both events always attract capacity fields.

Please visit the Fairlie Golf Club website for more information

LJ Hooker Fairlie

LJ Hooker Website
Address:75 Main Street
Open:Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
P:03 685 8844 or 0274 329 859

I am commited to giving you friendly, personal, professional service with the benefit of local knowledge and international connections.

Contact: Annette Stanley



Mt Dobson Ski Area

26km from Fairlie, Mt Dobson is one of 12 commercial ski areas in New Zealand offering great skiing and snowboarding from first timers to the experienced skier and snowboarder.

  • Ski and Snowboard rental
  • Ski and Snowboard school
  • Cafe
  • Daily snow reports

New Zealand Safaris Hunting Tours

New Zealand Safaris invites you to join us on a true Free Range, big game hunting Adventure in New Zealand. Experience Professionally guided Safaris on our large private High Country Stations, home to game animals that have populated the river valleys and Mountain tops since their introduction in the mid 1800`s. Our personalized hunts cater for single hunters, families or small groups of all ages and abilities. If you have always wanted to really experience unrestricted hunting in New Zealand, in the true spirit of the outdoors. Then come on an unforgettable journey into the heart of the South Island's picturesque paradise with us.    

Jim Gibson

Professional Hunting Outfitter/Guide

New Zealand Safaris



Phone +64 274303876

Red Stag Restaurant

Address:53 Mt Cook Road
Open:6 days - Closed Tuesday Lunch on the weekends & Dinner 5 pm Onwards
P:685 8058

Casual a la carte dining with a warm & friendly atmosphere in the historic Rimuwhare Homestead.

Lunch on Weekends

Dinner from 5 pm

Wine Down from 4 pm for speights, snacks & sauvignons

Silverstream Hotel, Kimbell

Address:762 Fairlie - Tekapo Road
Open:7 Days 11am - 11pm
P:03 685 8370

A country pub with a rural outlook, with a beer garden, a range of beers and good food served all day.

The Accessible

Main Street
P:03 685 8496 or 03 685 8449 (Fax)

A local news and advertising publication that is delivered fortnightly to over 900 households in the region from Cave to Lake Tekapo. Very reasonably priced advertising space is available.

The Paca Shack

Paca Shack Website
Address:18 Nixons Road
Fairlie, 7987
Open:Open 7 Days Mon to Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm Sat & Sun 10 - 4pm
P:03 685 8689 or 027 201 6994

Our new shop will be open by the end of January (hopefully). In the meantime a good selection of items are available at a temporay shop set up on the farm at 18 Nixons Road.

High quality alpaca wool products, made from both locally grown alpaca wool and imported products. Baby wear through to Adults clothing. Socks, Slippers, Innersoles, all your knitting requirements. Also pillows, duvets and underlays.

We also carry a large range of Merino lanolin products including the new gorgeous Alpine Silk range of Manuka Hand Creme, Eye Creme, Serums, Collagen and Moisturiser.

You can also arrange for a farm tour to visit our alpaca, llama and sheep.