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Waipara B&B, Homestay
Prices from $180 per couple
Less than 1hr North of Christchurch
Mobile (and SMS): 027 2476383
Address: 7a Johnstone street, Waipara
Hosts: Geoff & Barb Taylor
Directions: State highway 1 North from Christchurch. At Waipara stay on the main road past the turn off to Hanmer and West Coast for about 1km. Johnstone St is the next road on the left, we are up the first drive on the right.
PROFESSIONAL KIWI HOSTED HOMESTAY
Geoff and Barb, we are your kiwi hosts and we will ensure you have a great time while in our home. Barb is a qualified chef so it is no trouble for her to create a stunning home style dinner using locally grown fresh products. In season Geoff grows all his own vegetables. Barb has traveled extensively and worked in hotels throughout Europe and England, She also spent a number of years in the Philadelphia USA region working for private families as their gourmet chef and returned to NZ in 2000.
Geoff mainly kept his travel within NZ and has been involved in his own business ventures. We are relaxed fun couple who enjoy good food and company.
Barbs Place is a 100 year young house that has been renovated in keeping with its style and retaining all of its character and charm. It is a warm inviting place that you cannot help but enjoy.
We are in the middle of Canterburys premier wine growing area with a number of wineries. A wine tour with Barb takes you to the boutique wineries and gives you a 2 course meal and a bottle of local wine per couple. NZD$120.00 per person.
We are less than 1hrs drive from the Hanmer Thermal Pools that are a must to visit and soak away any travel stress.
The Kaikaura Whale Watch Tours are an easy 1 1/2hr drive through the hills of North Canterbury and along the very picturest Kaikoura coast. Whales are present all year round and a great experience.