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Located on the Alpine Pacific Touring route we are in the heart of the beautiful Hurunui region of the South Island. You'll feel far away from it all but you'll remain in comfortable driving distance to many great destinations.
Photo of organic produce at Hurunui Homestead, Canterbury bed and breakfast, NZ

Dining & Amenities

We welcome you to enjoy a farm to table home-cooked dinner with us at the Homestead. Or come with us on an outing to Lake Taylor to catch your own trout that we will smoke for a delicious meal that night. These options are available when you book with us. 


Ten minutes away, the rural farming town of Culverden has all the amenities you may need for necessary supplies, including supermarket, petrol stations, and a variety of cafes.

The historic Hurunui Hotel is just 900 metres down the road and offers dining at the cafe & bar 5 days a week. There is also a wide range of dining options at both Hanmer Springs and Amberley towns, both just 30 minutes drive away.

Driving Distances

Christchurch - 70 minutes

Hanmer Springs - 35 minutes

Culverden - 10 minutes

Waipara Wineries - 20 minutes

Amberley - 30 minutes

Cheviot/Gore Bay - 60 minutes

To Kaikoura - 1.5 hours

To Springs Junction - 1.5 hours

To Westport - 3 hours

To Blenheim - 3.5 hours

To Nelson - 4 hours​

Photo of location of Hurunui Homestead B&B within New Zealand's South Island.
Small photo of fishing day trip to Lake Taylor from Hurunui Homestead, Canterbury bed and breakfast.

There are so many activities you can enjoy in the Hurunui region. Let us tell you our favourites. 

 Photo of the extensive garden at Hurunui Homestead Canterbury bed & breakfast.
"The home is absolutely beautiful, set in gorgeous gardens in a rural setting, yet an easy driving distance to lots of attractions and areas of interest. The room was extremely comfortable and warm and had everything we needed."
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