Motel accommodation & activities in Ashburton
Ashburton, about an hour away from Christchurch International Airport is one of the country’s main agricultural areas and just right for those looking for a place to relax and unwind.
The Ashburton District stretches, from the majestic Mt Hutt & Mt Sommers to the spectacular Pacific Ocean, and is fringed by a cluster of High Country lakes and beautiful rivers like the Rakaia River.
Rakaia, also know as the Salmon capital of New Zealand, hosts one of the country’s biggest fishing tournaments- the annual Rakaia Salmon Fishing Competition.
Lake Hood, seconds away from Ashburton offers a range of water-sports activities including jet-boating, rafting and game-fishing. Other holiday attractions include horse-trekking, hot air ballooning, scenic flights and hunting safaris.
The Vintage Car and Aviation Museums, the Lynn Historical Woodworking Trust and the Plains Railway and Historical Village in Ashburton, are also worth a visit.
Golden Chain Motels in Ashburton, New Zealand:
Taylors Lodge Motel is your Ashburton home away from home. We are the closest motel to town, just two minutes drive from the town centre, located in a quiet garden setting facing north. Walk outside your downstairs unit to a lovely lawn area with swing seat, BBQ and table with chairs . . .
Golden Chain Motels
PO Box 5341
0800 80 GOLDEN
(0800 804 653) - NZ only
(1 800 504 732) - within Australia
Tel: +64 3 358 0821
Fax: +64 3 358 5012