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Canterbury’s best-kept secret

A tranquil lodge surrounded by native forest, wildlife and mountain ranges of the Southern Alps. A chance to get in touch with nature in the Canterbury Plains, 90 minutes drive from Christchurch City. Think wide open spaces, native birds and braided rivers.

This modern log-cabin is full of warmth and character. Huddle around the fireplace, dine under the stars or pour a glass of wine and soak in the outdoor hot tub. Your hosts, Penny and Bert, can’t wait to introduce you to their lodge and wide range of activities. Their biggest passions are horse trekking and hunting.

Join Bert for an adventure

Bert is in his element sitting on the back of a horse, telling stories. He knows the area like nobody else and will introduce you to all of his special places. From a half-day trek to a multi-day adventure, Bert will guide you through forests, gorges, past rivers and over mountain ranges. Soak up the breathtaking views.

Looking for more adventure? Go hunting, kayaking, hiking, fishing, rafting or take a scenic flight. It’s all possible. Or simply picnic next to the river, take a stroll through the forest or read a book under a tree. Experience the real New Zealand.

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