Summer Hours (October – April)
8:30am – 6.30pm
Winter Hours (May – September)
9.00am – 5.30pm
There is an after hours buzzer next to the office door. If you require assistance outside of our office hours, please press this buzzer to speak to one of our team.
You will have received a key to your room from reception at check in. Please remember to look after this key so that it is not lost. If you are locked out of your room, please speak to the staff at reception, or use the after hours buzzer. Lost keys will incur a $20 replacement charge.
We provide unlimited free WiFi for all guests. The WiFi connection is: North South Guest
CONNECTION ISSUES – Please see one of our friendly reception team or call HQ Wifi on 0800 479 434.
Summer 8:00am – 9:00pm
Please abide by the rules at all times. Our pool is heated throughout most of the year.
Games Room & TV Room
The Games Room is situated next to the Swimming Pool and Playground. Please respect all the equipment in these rooms.
The local morning NZ newspaper ‘The Press’ is available to purchase at Z Energy Petrol Station next door.
FREE STORAGE OF VALUABLES – Facilities are available at reception for small valuables such as wallets and passports.
FREE LUGGAGE/BIKE STORAGE – Short-term storage for luggage and bikes is available, please enquire at reception.
Car storage is available on site at one of the most competitive prices in Christchurch of just $5.00 per day. Please enquire at reception.
The closest bus stop is appoximately a 15-20 minute walk from the Park or the best option is using UBER. Taxis are also available and can be ordered from reception.
Please ensure your vehicles and doors are locked and windows and doors of your unit/cabin are secure at night and any time it is unoccupied. There is CCTV throughout the park and although we aim to provide safe and family friendly accommodation, unfortunately not everyone is honest. We are unable to take responsibility for thefts to unattended property but do our best to assist if anything does goes missing.
We ask that all guests are quiet between the hours of 10:30pm & 7:00am with the consideration of other guests.
All our rooms include full linen (except for our Bunkhouses) and are serviced on the 3rd day of your stay and then every 2nd day after. If you require anything changed or cleaned in your room please let our reception know who will notify the cleaning team.
Freeview Channels are available in all rooms with TVs and we have a Television in both of our Communal Kitchens. There is also a small TV room located within the games room area.
Please do not fiddle with the Heat Pump settings in your rooms. If for any reason the Heat Pump is not working please contact reception of press the after hours buzzer.
Cooktops are available in some rooms. If you have any problems please contact one of our friendly staff. Instructions should be next to each Cooktop on how to operate. Both of our Communal Kitchens have two standard Ovens and also a Gas Stove Top.
Fridge/freezers are available for guests to use in the Communal Kitchens. Please do not alter the temperature settings. Please bag, name and date your food. The fridges are cleaned by our cleaning staff every Monday.
Rubbish & Recycling
We actively promote recycling, and have bins for plastic, glass and cans. Please dispose of your rubbish responsibly. We kindly ask that all guests dispose of their waste in the correct bins, as this will make our job a lot easier when taking to the dump.
Small Green Bins
Large Yellow Bins
Cardboard & Plastic (refer to lids for further details)
Large Red Bins
There are two laundries available at the park for guest use. Coins are available from reception.
Cold wash – $3.00
Warm wash – $4.00
Dryer – $1.00 = 13 minutes
A BBQ area is available next to the kitchen at Block 1. There are a selection of undercover picnic tables to choose from and two BBQs available for free use.
We have a large playground on site with a wide range of activities and lawn games including a jumping pillow, swings, a slide, climbing frame, and rocking horse. Giant Connect 4 and other outdoor games are available at reception to hire. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHILDREN ARE SUPERVISED BY A RESPONSIBLE ADULT AT ALL TIMES.
Pedal Bike and Bicycle Hire
For hire from reception – Pedal Bikes – $7 for 1/2 hour $10 for 1 hour Hire
Bicycles – $20 for 1/2 day or $30 Full Day Hire
Health and Safety
We ask all guests to be resposible for their own wellbeing during their stay. Safety Procedures are on the walls in each cabin and communal facility.We kindly ask that if you see anything that could be a risk to you or other guests to alert Staff immediately.
We have a number of Supermarkets within a 5 minute drive from our Holiday Park.
New World Bishopdale Mall
Cnr Farrington Avenue &, Harewood Road, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8053
Countdown Spitfire Square
530/546A Memorial Avenue, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
Pak n Save Northlands Mall
Northlands Shopping Centre Main North Road, Northcote, Christchurch 8053
Some of our favourite walking tracks are up in the Port Hills which is generally no more than a 20minute drive from wherever you are staying in Christchurch. You get a beautiful view of Christchurch across to the Southern Alps on one side and then views of the Harbour on the other.
Bottle Lake Forest
Em’s favourite spot in Christchurch! Buster loves it too! This extensive pine plantation runs alongside the coast in the north-east of the city and offers a myriad of tracks for mountain-biking, horse-riding, and walking.
The Gardens sprawl over an area of 21 hectares and lie adjacent to the loop of the Avon River next to Hagley Park. The Christchurch Botanic Gardens have a variety of collection of exotic and local plants of New Zealand.
Located in the heart of Christchurch, and open seven days, the Arts Centre takes up an entire city block and is filled with exhibitions, markets and boutique shops. Rollickin’ Gelato is a favourite!
You’ll visit ‘Antarctica’ the snow and ice experience, survive an Antarctic Storm, learn about life in modern day Antarctica and Scott Base, and hang out with Little Blue Penguins! There’s also the famously exciting Hagglund ride and an awesome simulated 4D cruise, Happy Feet 4D, plus heaps more! You can often get cheap tickets on bookme.
Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
If you haven’t seen a Kiwi yet, this is your chance! Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is a wildlife park and nature reserve in Christchurch and is lots of fun for the family. Let us know if you plan to go and we can give you discounted tickets.
Orana Wildlife Park
New Zealand’s only open-range zoo, sitting on 80 hectares of land, located on the outskirts of Christchurch. Home to New Zealand’s only Gorilla, Lions, Giraffe and much much more. Fun for the whole family.
Margaret Mahy Playground
This is the largest playground in the Southern Hemisphere so there has to be something for everyone! There’s lots of different equipment for all age groups – sliding, swinging, balancing, climbing, jumping – your kids will only be limited by their imaginations.
ChristChurch Cathedral is slightly different. The original Cathedral was badly damaged in the Christchurch earthquake in February 2011. It is the world’s only cathedral made substantially of cardboard.
Christchurch Cathedral is the focal point of Cathedral Square in the heart of Christchurch. The Cathedral was badly damaged by the earthquake of 22 February 2011.
Hagley Park is the third largest city based park in the world.
Ta Fish & Chips
2 Trafford Street, Harewood, Christchurch 8051
Phone 03-359 5792
Just a short 5 minute drive with really reasonably priced food and relaxed atmosphere. Also has a TAB attached.
Located just a few minutes from Christchurch Airport. There is a large range of options available to suit all tastes, including a large Countdown Supermarket.
Multi Award Winning Bar & Restaurant
A speakeasy style Bar housed in the historic Old Government Buildings. Just down the hall you will find Parlour & Woodwards Barber Shop.
Old fashion service, carefully crafted food & drinks and live music. Open every day, 6.30am – 1am.
Multi Award Winning Street Food Relaxed Dining
You can’t get more delicious ‘low and slow’ cooked meats. The pork belly burger is out of this world!
Smokey T’s is open between Thursday and Saturday at 314 Cashel St, from 11am till late. No bookings, no reservations, first come, first serve.
Little High Eatery
Little High Eatery is Christchurch’s newest and most unique space to eat out. It’s filled with 8 pop-ups from burgers to dumplings, to Mexican, Thai and sushi.
255 St.Asaph st. Christchurch central, free, unlimited wifi available, no bookings/ walk ins only fully licensed / no byo
A regular of ours, this has exceptional Thai-fusion dishes at a reasonable price. We love this place! Spice Paragons Thai cuisine is fused with the boldness of modern cooking to produce an array of dishes that will seduce and surprise the palate. Not only that. The perfect place for couples, families and large groups.
If you have ever tried Japanese kara-age (JFC- Japanese fried chicken) and loved it then look no further, this place is dedicated to it! House marinated, hand battered, cooked to order kara-age with different flavours and sauce options. Not good for the waistline but seriously addictive.
Gourmet ‘Kiwi’ pizza at three locations in Christchurch – central, Ferrymead and Rangiora. Great family restaurant.
One of our all time favourites if you are into relaxed fine dining. A trip to Christchurch is not complete without trying one of their degustation menus with accompanying wines.
Winner of the Best Restuarant in Christchurch for 2020 – the sharing options are fansastic whether you are dining as a couple or a large group or family.
1 hour 20 minutes drive
Wander the charming village of Akaroa, the only French settlement established in New Zealand. Start with a scenic drive through the magnificent Banks Peninsula where you’re treated to summit views of Akaroa Harbour, the Canterbury Plains and the distant Southern Alps and then swim with the world’s smallest and rarest Hector dolphins or opt for a harbour cruise.
1 hour 55 minutes drive
Located in the Canterbury region to the north of Christchurch, Hanmer Springs is home to natural thermal pools, impressive mountain landscapes and its all-round relaxing atmosphere. A thermal wonderland, Hanmer Springs is the perfect combination of beautiful scenery and relaxation.
Waipara Wine Region
55 minutes drive
A premier wine region in New Zealand; home to over 80 wineries and 4 wine restaurants; including Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills, Torlesse Wines and Waipara Springs, home to some of the tastiest Pinot Noir, Riesling and Chardonnay grapes.
2 hours 40 minutes drive
Drive out of Christchurch through the rural region of North Canterbury, before you arrive at Kaikoura, the place where the mountains meet the sea. Kaikoura is known for its wide variety of marine mammals, and if you do a whale watch tour you will hopefully see some giant sperm whales, playful dusky dolphins and fur seals.