Travel along State Highway 7 and you'll soon come across the small settlement of Hurunui. Steeped in character and charm, the pristine beauty of Hurunui is defined by its rivers, lush plains, rugged foothills and history.
The Hurunui hotel and village provided weary sheep drovers travelling to Christchurch a reprieve to rest and refresh for almost 150 years, and remains an iconic landmark in North Canterbury today.
While the Balmoral Recreation Reserve Camping Ground across the Hurunui River, provides abundant space and seclusion for relaxed recreation and fishing.
A short distance away is Culverden, set in the middle of the wide Amuri Basin surrounded by a stunning mountain backdrop. This delightful country townshop offers a variety of bed and breakfasts, nature walks and farm-stays, making is an ideal setting for travellers seeking a rural New Zealand experience. The town's Rutherford Reserve has a popular walk and playground.
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Red Post Cafe Featured
Address: 2 Highfield Street, Culverden
Tea and coffee, light meals, relaxing and wonderful atmosphere. A picturesque restored villa in Culverden is home to the Red Post Cafe, an inviting place to stop for lunch, a snack, great coffee or an evening meal. We are fully licensed and offer everyt ...
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Culverden Court Motels Featured
Address: 66 Mountain View Road, Culverden
BlackHills Heritage Collection Featured
Address: 701 Karaka Road, Hawarden
Hurunui River Retreat Featured
Address: 560 Hurunui Bluff Road, Hurunui
Hurunui River Retreat is the perfect place for a relaxing break. Situated in a peaceful rural valley alongside the Hurunui River, the Hurunui River Retreat is just a one hour drive from Christchurch and a little over thirty minutes south of Hanmer Spring ...
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Address: 24 Mountain View Road, Culverden
Pub with accommodation.
Culverden Golf Club
Address: Mountain View Road, Culverden
Nine hole course situated on the beautiful countryside of the Amuri Basin with views of the inland and seawards Kaikoura Ranges to the north and the Southern Alps to the west.
Mac's Diner & Takeaways
Address: 33 Mountain View Road, Culverden
Take-away food and cold drinks.
Address: 23 Mountain View Road, Culverden
Quiet tearooms with great coffee. Dine in or take-away home baking, meals, coffee, pies, icecream, cold drinks, sandwiches etc
Amazing pies and great cakes. Well worth stopping to check them out.
Hurunui Homestead Bed and Breakfast