Activities

WHAT TO ENJOY IN THE WAIPARA VALLEY:

Dunnolly Cottage is located on the perimeter of the Hurunui Walking/Cycle Trail  (www.hurunuitrails.co.nz).

 

Walk or cycle to:

Black Estate Wines: an award-winning winery / restaurant overlooking the Valley with its exceptional views.

 Greystone Wines: producing many outstanding wines. Enjoy tastings and platters in the mood of the valley.

 Waipara Springs Restaurant & Winery: a pleasant 10minute stroll from the Cottage – a relaxed feel in stunning surrounding for tastings, food or just a coffee.

 

By Car to:

Pegasus Bay Restaurant and Winery: an icon of the region. Five times winner of the Cuisine Magazine Winery Restaurant of the Year. A must do in Waipara.

 Waipara Hills Restaurant and Winery situated 5 minutes from the Cottage. Spectacular setting and a venue for tasting beautiful wines.

 Torlesse Winery

 Terrace Edge Winery

 

ACCESS TO OTHER TOURIST SITES:

Within a 90 minute drive you can be in:

Kaikoura for Whale Watching, surfing, swimming or dining on local fish

 Hanmer Springs for Hot Spring Spas, body massages, forest walks, kayaking, horse riding and jet boat thrills.

 

Within a 20 minute drive you can be at:

Scargill Golf Club.

 Amberley Golf Club.

 Limestone Maori carvings at Waikari.

 Iron ridge quarry sculpture park. (www.raymondherber.com).

 Waipara Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.

 

Within a 10 minute drive/cycle you can be at:

 Weka Pass Railway -Glenmark Vintage train in Waipara.

 Mt Cass Walking Trail to Pegasus Bay