Staveley Heights Bed & Breakfast Accommodation In Methven

Activities In Methven & Canterbury

The Ashburton Lakes

The Ashburton Lakes

The Ashburton Lakes are a collection of high country lakes and walking tracks that offer a wide range of fishing activities surrounded by spectacular Canterbury scenery where you can fish for salmon, brown trout, rainbow trout and even American Brook trout. Fishing At The Ashburton Lakes These lakes are very…

Methven

Methven Township – Shops & Services

With a focus on a relaxed, refined lifestyle, the warmth of Methven will ensure you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Methven is only a 20 minute drive from Staveley Heights and everything in Methven is within walking distance so why not take a wander around town and…

Horse Riding Safaris

Horse Riding In Methven

Trek over farmland and through tussock country with views across the Canterbury Plains on horse back. Horses have an important place in the history of Canterbury, for years they have played an integral part in farming operations. Trekking on horseback, as the early settlers did, is very much in harmony…

Methven Walking Tracks & Hiking Trails

Staveley & Methven provide some of the best walking tracks in Canterbury, and while the 2 day Mt Somers Track is for the serious hiker, The Mt Somers Conservation Area also offers a variety of walks for everyone. From Staveley Heights, it’s only a short scenic walk into Sharplin Falls,…

Tandem Skydiving Over Canterbury

If you are looking to discover the fascination and excitement of freefall without having any previous experience Tandem Skydiving is for you. With wonderful views of the South Island’s east coast, the Canterbury foothills and the glistening South Pacific Ocean, a skydiving experience in Mid Canterbury will be one you…

Cycling & Mountain Biking In Methven

Methven has made a name for itself as a popular skiing and snowboarding town but the area is fast becoming a weekend hotspot in summer thanks to a very strong cycling and mountain biking culture. A range of already established mountain bike trails ensures there is something for everyone from…

Lord Of The Rings Tours – Edorus

Visit the Lord of the Rings filming location in the remote and beautiful Mt Potts high country station, home of Mt Sunday. See how this peaceful mountain was transformed into Edoras, the capital city of the Rohan people in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Visit The City Of Edorus…

Hot Air Ballooning Over Canterbury

Methven is one of New Zealand’s finest Hot Air Ballooning locations. You have to rise early in the morning to catch a hot air balloon flight, but the experience beats sleeping in every time. Glide over Methven and the spectacular Canterbury Plains with views from snow capped mountains of the…

Discovery Jet Boating On Rakaia River

You’ll need to hang on tight as the driver skillfully weaves the jet boat through the intricate network of braided river channels, skimming along stony banks and through gushing opalescent blue waters rich with salmon and trout. As you journey through the gorge, the wind ripping through your hair and…

Hunting & Fishing In Canterbury

Home to some of the best fishing in the world, the Ashburton, Methven & Canterbury region has endless opportunities for hunters & anglers with its large number of rivers and lakes that hold Salmon and Trout and the trophy animals in the foothills of the Southern Alps. Fishing In Ashburton,…

Mt Hutt Ski Area

Mt Hutt isn’t just Canterbury’s own big mountain – it’s also one of New Zealand’s largest ski areas with some of the best natural snow around. With an altitude of 2086m and a skiable area of 365 hectares, Mt Hutt has one of the longest vertical drops in the South…

Sharplin Falls – Staveley Heights

Sharplin Falls Picnic Spot – Staveley Sharplin Falls is a popular local picnic spot and the carpark is also one of the starting points for the Mt Somers Tracks which provides a number of day walks and multi day tramps. While the 2-day Mount Somers Track is for the serious hiker, the…

Staveley Store & Cafe

Staveley Store Cafe – Just A Short Stroll Away Established in 1876, the Staveley Store & Cafe is nestled under the Mid-Canterbury foothills in the heart of one of New Zealand’s friendly tight-knit rural communities, serving delicious home-baked goods, light lunches and award winning coffee. Staveley Store is only a…

Local Methven Golf Courses

The Methven area boasts a range of magnificent local golf courses, set in stunning surroundings and 2 of them are only a short drive from Staveley Heights Bed & Breakfast so you can enjoy a day on the golf course or hit some balls at the driving range and still…

Clay Shooting & Archery

Experience Archery and Clay Bird Shooting at the Terrace Downs Resort, nestled on the edge of the Rakaia Gorge just 30 minutes from Staveley Heights Bed & Breakfast. Newzengland operate 7 days a week in most weather conditions and bookings are essential. All activities are safe, cater to all abilities…

Rangitata Rafts White Water Rafting

Rangitata Rafts is a family owned Kiwi adventure business situated two hours south of Christchurch and only 1 hour from Staveley Heights. Rangitata Rafts have unique access, through our historic sheep farm, to the Rangitata Gorge, one of New Zealand’s most remote and exciting white water experiences. Rangitata Rafts provide…