The Selwyn District, Christchurch City and Surrounds, Canterbury and the South Island itself, has so many must see & do attractions. For your convenience, we've listed some ideas. Enjoy!

Places of Interest

  •  Wineries, golf courses, open gardens. Lincoln University and township 10 minutes drive away
  •  Arthur’s Pass, Rakaia Gorge, Ashburton Gorge, Erewhon Station
  •  For detailed information on our area, the Selwyn District, which runs from the mountains to the sea, view this site
  •  Interesting day trips e.g. Banks Peninsula Akaroa – 1 hours very scenic drive. Mt. Hutt Skifield within 1 1/4 hours drive
  •  Christchurch City – Arts centre, Museum, Botanical gardens, Orana Park and Willowbank Wildlife Parks, Gondola, Tram, Cathedral, large shopping malls, Antarctic centre, Royal NZ Airforce Museum
  •  Canterbury Agricultural Park and Wolfbrook Arena within 20 min drive (without the hassle of driving through the centre of the city)
  •  2km from Cedar Park Gardens to the Rolleston Railway Station, where you can catch the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train for a breath-taking day trip to the West Coast (complimentary transport to and from the Rolleston Railway Station for guests)
  •  Ever expanding shopping centres, cafe’s and restaurants, 10 minutes walk from Cedar Park Gardens
  • Burnham Military Camp – just 8km along the main road
  • Selwyn Aquatic Centre: an easy 15 minute walk. This facility is getting bigger and better with the current extensions almost complete. A great asset for the area
  • Selwyn Rolleston Sports Stadium: Also a 15 minute walk away – across the road from the Aquatic centre (and large playground)
  •  Rolleston Dog Park
  •  Rolleston College
  •  Regular bus transport into city
  • Off road cycling from our gateway

Cedar Park Garden Visits

Cedar Park Gardens is a magnificent double-award winning garden encompassing 1.5 acres of manicured lawns and park-like gardens. Wander amongst the beautiful trees, enjoy the many colourful and varied gardens, celebrate springtime with the blossoms and spring bulbs, find coolness in the native bush area, envy the productive potager gardens or just sit and admire the overall peaceful views.

  •  By appointment only, admission prices on request
  •  Groups especially welcome
  •  Morning/afternoon teas by prior arrangement
  •  Delicious lunches for 6 or more by prior arrangement
  •  Groups welcome to bring lunch & enjoy garden setting
  •  Small selection of plants, crafts & produce for sale
  •  Available for small social functions, weddings etc, by prior arrangement
  •  Conveniently located 2 km from State Highway 1
  •  Other gardens to visit on request

Contact Ron & Anne to organise your visit to the Cedar Park Gardens.