Top things to do in Geraldine

Top Choice Deli in Geraldine

Talbot Forest Cheese

This little shop not only showcases the plethora of cheeses made on-site (including delicious parmesan and gruyère), it doubles as a deli with all you need for a tasty picnic.
Deli in Geraldine

Barker's of Geraldine

Putting the pickle into the Cheese & Pickle Capital is Barker's, long-standing producer of favourite fruity preserves, including raspberry jam, tamarillo chutney and cherry juice. Buy some bread and cheese and f…
Cafe in Geraldine


Down the lane beside the old post office and set in beautiful gardens, this excellent cafe is one of Geraldine's best eateries. Drop in for coffee and cake, or linger over a lazy lunch of salads, soup, sandwiches an…
Burgers in Geraldine

Running Duck

A welcome addition to the Geraldine culinary scene, this hipster burger joint is the perfect setting to feast on tasty gourmet burgers and crispy fries, topped with chef Al's special spicy sauce.
Market in Geraldine

Farmers Market

A good one-stop shop for stocking the larder or prepping for a picnic. Local produce, much of it organic, includes honey, berries, pickles, smoked meats and veggies galore.
Forest in Geraldine

Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve

On the town’s northwestern fringe, Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve is a good place for a peaceful wander. Leafy delights include lofty kahikatea (white pines) and a massive tōtara estimated to be around 800 years old. …
Museum in Geraldine

Geraldine Vintage Car & Machinery Museum

Rev-heads will enjoy this lovingly maintained vintage car collection, featuring a 1907 De Dion-Bouton and a gleaming 1926 Bentley. There's also a purpose-built Daimler used for the 1954 royal tour, plus some very ni…
Cinema in Geraldine

Geraldine Cinema

Snuggle into an old sofa to watch a Hollywood favourite or an art-house surprise at this ageing dame, built in 1924. There's also occasional live music, usually with a folk, blues or country spin.
Museum in Geraldine

Geraldine Historical Museum

Occupying the photogenic Town Board Office building (1885), this cute little museum tells the town's story with an eclectic mix of exhibits, including an extensive collection of photographs.