LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
Glenroy House, is centrally located in Canterbury in the middlle of New Zealand's South Island on State Highway 77. We are just 45 minutes from Christchurch and 5 minutes from State Hightway 73. This is the main artery to the West Coast (Arthur's Pass, Greymouth, Fox Glacier, Franz Joseph and Haast. We are also close to the Scenic routes North to Nelson and Picton or South to Queenstown and Milford Sound.

We are surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of the Southern Alps and close to all the attractions and activities mid Canterbury has to offer. 

Hororata Golf Club is just 5 minutes away In Glentunnel, we also have two others close by. Go Fishing for Salmon or Trout at any of the many Rivers near by. For an adventure of a lifetime try a day of (click here for info on) » Scenic Flights or Sky Diving Some of our other popular activities are shown below.  There's much more so please don't hesitate to ask us for information. Thank you and have a great trip to New Zealand.


Hakatere Conservation Park, (Click here for the brochure)
Is very close to Glenroy House. It's truly a special place to visit. A landscape of clear streams and red tussocks, of braided riverbeds, wetlands and alpine habitat where a host of rare and native speices can be found.  The park also has a wide spectrucm of recreation activities possible. More information can be found in this brochure.
                         

Hot Air Ballooning,
For a touch of romantic adventure, try Hot Air Ballooning. The pleasure of this ancient sport will delight and thrill you. The home of Hot Air Ballooning is the town of Methven. From here you will get magnificient  views over the  Canterbury Plains, Mount Hutt and the Southern Alps. To the west is a  good view of Mount Cook. For more information visit: NZ Ballooning.
 

Horse Trekking,
Just minutes away we have Mills Lodge Stud. Enjoy a warm, fun, relaxed rural high country atmosphere at your leisure. Treks are through farm land in the beautiful Canterbury foothills and offer riders magnificient high country views, rolling hills and excellent river riding. For more information visit: Millslodge
 

Jet Boating,
Just 10 minutes away you can experience the spectacular scenery of the Waimakariri River Canyon and the thrills of the World famous 360 degree Hamilton jet spin. For more information visit. Alpinejet
 

We have a choice of Ski Fields close to Glenroy House.

Porters Pass Ski Field Is approximately 25 minutes drive from Glenroy House. It is home of superb snow conditions for sking and snowboarding in the Canterbury region. Anyone can ski at Porters. Whether it's your first time or you're an experienced skier. There's something for everyone. For more information just please visit the link. Skiporters.

Mount Hutt Skifield is also just a 20 minute drive.

For more information on other attractions and things to do in the area please visit: selwyn district council