Ashburton Nature and Eco Tourism
Ashburton is a large town located a short drive from Christchurch and is situated in the heart of the Canterbury Plains. Ashburton is the hub of the Mid Canterbury's, combining city facilities and vibrancy with smaller town friendliness. You’ll enjoy a nationally recongised art gallery and aviation museum and a relaxing laid-back country atomsphere.
Lake Hood, on the outskirts of Ashburton is a paradise for water enthusiasts, with a wide range of activities including swimming to yachting, boating and waterskiing as well as a range of accommodation in Ashburton. Enjoy coffee or dining at the lakefront restaurant and watch the world go by.