At just under 50 kms. from Christchurch airport, the Hurunui hub of Amberley is superbly situated as a stopover point or holiday base to explore the region. The village is well served with restaurants and cafés and with the Waipara wine district on the doorstep what more could one want for a relaxing time? The price is $50 for 1 room but if you book both rooms it is $25 per extra person. A continental breakfast is provided.
There is a weekly Farmers’ Market and a Craft Market each Saturday morning where you can stock up on local goodies. Visitors can enjoy not only mountain views but relax with a stroll along the beach o…
Douglas Road is the beginning of the Inland Scenic Route 72 leading to places such as Oxford, Methven and Mt. Hutt (just under 2 hours away). Heading north, Kaikoura is 2 hours and it is but an hour n…