The beautiful Rakaia Gorge is located on the Rakaia River, in inland Canterbury at the foothills of the mountain ranges. Here you will find stunning scenery combined with places of historical and geological interest. The popular Rakaia Gorge Walkway is a 10.4 kilometre return track along the top of the Rakaia Gorge, to the ferryman's track, other popular activities include jetboating in the Rakaia Gorge and fishing in the picturesque Rakaia River. more
The Rakaia River is a large braided river, offering a range of activities including trout and salmon fishing, jet boating, and swimming.
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Benlea invites you to experience a genuine working farm in New Zealand. Nestled in the beautiful location of the Rakaia Gorge, we will take you on a private, in depth tour of our land, where you can meet our animals and see first hand how we raise and look after them.
Mobile-friendly - Located above the magnificent Rakaia Gorge in Canterbury High Country facing Mt Hutt. Seven premium quality, self-contained villas of two and three bedroom configuration. Five villas adjacent to each other, two a short walk away. Perfect for groups. 1 hour from Christchurch International airport. Access to Terrace Downs Resort with restaurant and café, golfshop and championship 18 hole golf course.
Mobile-friendly - Thrill and scenic photographic jet boat tours, 360-degree spins, salmon and trout fishing, fly and spin casting, helicopter rafting/jet boat combos. Our professional team can tailor-make your ultimate adventure, one hour from Christchurch at the base of Mt Hutt ski field... enjoy a slice of paradise in Canterbury High Country. Individuals to larger corporate groups, operating year round.
Mobile-friendly - Montrose Estate offers the choice of three stunning residences set on 750 pristine acres. 2 bedroom chalet and 3 and 4 bedroom house offering self-contained accommodation. 2 kilometres of Rakaia River frontage, surrounded by magnificent mountain ranges and an abundance of wildlife. Your hosts will ensure you are free to soak up the ambience and enjoy the peaceful tranquillity.
This walkway offers several geological and historic features as it traverses the edge of the Rakaia Gorge. The walkway passes through several forest and shrub communities before climbing the gorse-lined historic ferryman's track. Continue along one of several glacial and river-carved terraces to a good lookout point.
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Where: Blue Smoke, Christchurch
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Address: 8557 W Coast Rd, Castle Hill, Selwyn
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Address: Level 2, Otakaro Building, UC, Dovedale Ave, Christchurch
From: 9:00am on Saturday 23rd March 2019
To: 3:00pm on Sunday 24th March 2019
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Address: Rolleston Ave, Christchurch
From: 11:30am on Sunday 24th March 2019
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 24th March 2019
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Address: 50 Victoria St, Christchurch
From: 12:00am on Saturday 23rd March 2019
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Address: 110 Harrison St, Ashburton, Ashburton District
From: 3:00pm on Tuesday 19th March 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 24th March 2019
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Address: 21 Nova Place, Christchurch, Christchurch
From: 10:00am on Saturday 23rd March 2019
To: 6:00pm on Sunday 24th March 2019