Self-catering Accommodation Guide

Self-catering Accommodation in New Zealandby TrueNZ Guides

Self contained accommodationMid and South Canterbury self catering accommodation

Mid and South Canterbury self-catering accommodation

About South Canterbury, New Zealand

Catch a salmon at the Rakaia River or head inland towards the mighty Mt. Hutt Ranges. Time your trip right and you can even try your hand at curling in Staveley! For a true high country experience check out the lakes Clearwater & Heron.

The braided rivers of South Canterbury are a truly marvellous sight and provide excellent fishing opportunities.

Don’t miss Lake Tekapo where you can marvel at the crystal clear night sky by night and the iconic lakeside Church of the Good Shepherd by day.

A highlight for any traveller has to be a visit to Mt. Cook. Just keep your fingers crossed for a fine day and you won’t have seen anything like it for pure majesty!

You can spend a day travelling the roads of the South Canterbury countryside and fail to count enough cars to run out of fingers!

This is also Lord of the Rings country. Nestled in Rangitata, in the northwest of South Canterbury sits the famous Mount Sunday - a sheer-sided hill in the middle of an expansive plain in the Rangitata River Valley - a hill made famous by Peter Jackson's Oscar winning trilogy, The Lord of the Rings.

Mount Sunday was the set for Edoras, the valley of Helm’s Deep, and the fortress city of the Rohan people in The Two Towers and The Return of the King movies.

Aoraki B&B / Adventure Farm Stay

Other Rural South Canterbury B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering

Prices from $165 to $195 per couple

Ten minutes south of Geraldine.

Short distance from the main road, Relax and soak "Under the stars" in the Spa pool. Mountain views, enjoy pasture strolls and bush walks, Kayaks/canoes on a "safe" pond and lots of other free activities. Milk the cows, pat calves, Rabbit, Ride the Big Red Quad bike, Deer & Dairy Farm Tours.

Phone: 03 697 4866
Freephone: 6974866
Mobile (and SMS): 021 109 0828
Address: 246 Gualter Road

 

Peel Forest Homestay

Ashburton backcountry B&B, Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering

Prices from $60 to $120 per couple

2hrs from CHCH, 20 min from Geraldine. 2km from Peel Forest

Escape the hustle and bustle of your life and relax in our restful surroundings. Unique opportunity to experience Canterbury’s largest remaining Podacarp forest. Peel Forest Homestay offers warm hospitality, either hosted in the house or self-catering in the bunkroom.

Phone: 036963509
Mobile (and SMS): 027 3050400, 0277467267
Address: 33 Rangitata Gorge Rd, Peel Forest

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Magnolia Cottage Bed and Breakfast

South Canterbury Rural B&B, Hosted Self-catering

Prices from $130 to $165 per couple

2 minutes from Pleasant Point, 15 mintues from Timaru on SH8

Tucked behind a stately Magnolia tree our Cottage offers peace and tranquillity in a garden setting just minutes from the township of Pleasant Point. With a separate lounge and private outdoor area Magnolia Cottage is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a break.

Phone: 0274552722
Address: 69 Keane Rd, Pleasant Point

 

Sawdon High Country Farm Accommodation

Lake Tekapo Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering

Prices from $150 per couple

35km from Fairlie township, 7km from Lake Tekapo.

High Country Merino Sheep Station, very close to Lake Tekapo. Both self contained cottages have excellent views of the southern alps. Farm Tours offered as part of the accommodation, at a time which suits what is happening on our farm.

Phone: 03 6806757
Mobile (and SMS): 021 1528820
Address: 3540 State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo

 

 

 

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Aoraki B and B / Adventure Farm Stay

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Peel Forest Homestay

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Magnolia Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Tucked behind a stately Magnolia tree our Cottage offers peace and tranquillity in a garden setting just minutes from the township of Pleasant Point. With a separate lounge and private outdoor area Magnolia Cottage is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a break.

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Sawdon High Country Farm Accommodation

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Mid and South Canterbury Self-catering Accommodation includes:

 

 

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