Selwyn, Canterbury


Selwyn area

The Selwyn area in central Canterbury, inland from Christchurch is a predominantly rural area with two distinct regions:
the plains, where most of the population lives and the high country, which is a sparsely-populated region
and consists mainly of hill and mountain ranges and narrow river valleys.
Bordered in the north of the Canterbury Plains by the Waimakariri River, to the east by Christchurch City,
Banks Peninsula and the South Pacific Ocean, to the West by the main divide of the Southern Alps and Arthur’s Pass,
to the South by the Rakaia River

Selwyn area

The Selwyn area is a great place for outdoor activities.
Fishing, Hunting, Walking, Tramping, Mountain biking. Horse treks or Jet boating.
Go rock climing at Castle Hill. Ski at one of the six ski fields.
Play Golf at one of the eight golf courses. Take a Farm tour or visit some of the beautiful Gardens of the area.
Enjoy a visit to one of the local wineries, artisan food producers or garden cafés.

Arthur's Pass National Park

 Arthur's Pass National Park has magnificent flora, fauna and vistas of the Southern Alps.
The perfect place for nature lovers, hikers and mountain climbers.
Arthur's Pass Village is New Zealand's highest township.
The scenic TranzAlpine train journey from Christchurch to Greymounth stops here daily.

Lake ColeridgeLake Coleridge

Lake Coleridge, located in a  picturesque setting is one of New Zealand's first hydro lakes and a
well know fishing lake. From here you can explore the high country.
Activites include Farm and Garden tours, Golf, Horse Treks, Hunting, Fishing, Jet boating, Skiing, Walking, Tramping. and Four-wheel Drives.


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