Located on the Canterbury Plains, Darfield is the main town between Christchurch and the West Coast. Darfield is a great location to enjoy the rural farming New Zealand life just outside of Christchurch and maybe even to go hot air ballooning. Darfield enjoys stunning alpine views, gorgeous spring-time blossom and high summer temperatures. more
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Mobile-friendly - Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. Hot Air Ballooning - A magical experience. A flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Courtesy transfers to and from most central Christchurch Hotels. Allow 4-5 hours for this 1-hour flying experience. Fantastic photo opportunities. Glass of champagne, fruit juice, light snack after landing.
Mobile-friendly - Farm To Farm Tours gives you the opportunity to travel throughout New Zealand and the world on tours customised to your needs. We specialise in organising tours for farmers, agribusiness people and others interested in rural life. As well as group tours, we arrange self drive tours, agricultural conferences and events, farm stays and country hospitality experiences.
Mobile-friendly - One of Canterbury's oldest remaining original homesteads. Lovingly restored as Bed and Breakfast and fine dining restaurant. In our sunny upstairs Breakfast room guests can enjoy their complimentary continental breakfast. Three well-appointed guest-rooms upstairs. All rooms have queen-size beds, private bathrooms, flat screen televisions and WI-FI. Smaller rooms with bathrooms across the hall. Just 35 minutes from Christchurch International Airport.
Tuscany Downs Estate was purpose built between the mountains and the ocean to offer the ultimate rural lifestyle getaway. Open for accommodation, corporate events and weddings as well! Move the boardroom to the country for team building or executive strategy in peace and quiet. Tuscany Downs Estate is perfect for seminars or training sessions which can include meals and refreshments.
One hours drive from Christchurch, unique outdoor recreational facilities in a breathtaking natural setting in the midst of a working sheep, cattle and deer farm. We can't wait to show you the hidden gem that is Washpen Falls. Described as ‘a pocket of paradise where moa once roamed’, Washpen Falls is a conservation project that started 80 million years ago.
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