In the Waimakariri you will find authentic country accommodation close to Christchurch. Accommodation options range from motels and holiday parks to bed and breakfasts, farm & country stays and luxury lodges.

Kaiapoi and Rangiora accommodation choices are varied, with the smaller towns hosting an array of cosy country accommodation.

Waimakariri AirB&B, bed and breakfasts and farm stays offer the opportunity to experience life in rural New Zealand. Our friendly hosts can tell you where to find great recreation spots and country attractions.

If you are travelling by motor home or campervan, there are excellent holiday parks with a full range of facilities and dump stations. Freedom Camping is permitted in the Waimakariri but prohibited at Waikuku Beach only.