Whether you're a solo traveler or exploring with friends, the Hurunui region offers a fantastic range of accommodation options for backpackers. The hostels are not only affordable but also provide a clean and enjoyable environment for your stay. You'll always find a hive of activity here.
Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat or an adventurous getaway, our wide range of Bed and Breakfast options in the Hurunui region will cater to your every need. From charming cottages nestled in the countryside to large stately manors, we have the perfect accommodation to make your stay truly memorable.
Holiday homes offer a fantastic opportunity for families and groups to enjoy a truly memorable vacation in the beautiful Hurunui region, particularly in Hanmer Springs. With their spacious layouts and comfortable amenities, these self cater homes provide the perfect setting for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.
A range of holiday parks and campgrounds are scattered across the Hurunui. These make exceptional cost-effective places to stay. You'll find many have everything you need onhand - bathrooms, kitchens, laundry's...even play equipment for the kids!
The Tiromoana Bush Walkway is a great way to experience being in a regenerating native forest complete with ponds, wetlands, and native birds as your companions. The Walkway travels through open farmland with sweeping views over the forest and the coastline to Pegasus Bay, Motunau Island and the Pacific Ocean. Walking the complete loop track takes approximately 3 hours.
Like many family orientated truffle business’s, Kings Truffles is powered by passion and dedication in supplying truffle of the utmost quality while grown in a sustainable manner. Unlike others, this one channels over 15 years of experience into the production and supply of a rare and luxurious delicacy.
The team, led by Jax Lee, are New Zealand leaders in supplying fresh, organically grown, truffle direct from the source to top chefs and food connoisseurs alike.
Their primary truffiere is positioned in the heart of Canterbury’s limestone country – a beautiful place where they welcome guests to join them for their bespoke Truffle Hunt experiences. Join Jax to wander in the trees, watch the dogs sniff out the goods and enjoy exquisite truffle based fare prepared for you onsite.
Amberley Farmers Market is one of the many authentic farmers markets that call Hurunui home. With a superb range of locally grown, fresh, seasonal, quality produce and artisan products, its the perfect spot to find delicious country fare, seasonal treats and a great community spirit..
Operating every Saturday morning throughout the year, 9am-12.30pm, it is well worth visiting regularly for your household supplies, making a leisurely social visit for a catchup with friends over coffee and treats, or a quick stop on your way through North Canterbury visiting other destinations.
The best place in NZ for aquatic rides, Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is a must do for a family holiday!
The first place in NZ to have a Superbowl ride, the only complex to have the Conical Thrill ride – NZ’s biggest waterslide, and now the complex is the first place in New Zealand to have leading-edge technology inside their brand new slides, featuring LED lights, projection images and strip lighting.