EXPLORE the alpine pacific

A family holiday package with amazing fun

Planning a holiday is different at the moment. But if you cannot travel abroad to faraway destinations, how about going ‘abroad’ to the South Island. You’ll have the scenery of Europe at your fingertips. Stay in the alpine village of Mt Lyford with its log cabins and surrounding mountain peaks and feel like you are in the Swiss alps. From here you can take some easy day trips to discover the treasures of the Hurunui. From encountering dolphins to jetboats and farm tours to hot pools to soak in. Take a break with the family and make some treasured memories.

We have put a family package together for you to explore this region to the fullest. This includes:

  • 5 night stay in a log cabin or eco lodge in the unique Mt Lyford village
  • A day visit to the renowned Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa
  • An Encounter dolphin watch tour of 3.5 hrs in Kaikoura. Optional extra of swimming with the dolphins.
  • A day to explore Mt Lyford with walks, kayak play, tennis and a swim in a natural mountain tarn. Optional extra of an alpine high country hike for the day.
  • Jetboat ride combined with a farm tour and BBQ with superb fresh farm meats.

Price pp $450 pp

This price is valid for a family package for 2 adults/2 children.

It includes 5 nights accommodation and all activities.

If you choose optional extra’s these will be added to this price.

Sale period: Book before 27 November 2020 by 4 pm to secure this limited edition package and have the summer of a life time.

How to book:

  • Send us a booking request with your preferred dates and we’ll give you a personalized quote.
  • For additional people ask us for a custom quote.
  • Terms and conditions apply.
Watch the dolphins
Watch the dolphins
with Dolphin Encounter Kaikoura

Dolphin Encounters unique tour provides spectacular viewing of these acrobatic and energised dolphins. The choice is to just watch or… join the dolphins for a swim !

Play in Mt Lyford's back yard
Play in Mt Lyford’s back yard

Walking through native forest, playing in the river or swimming in a crystal clear mountain tarn, there’s plenty to be discovered here.

Splash in Hanmer Pools
Splash in Pools
at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa

The ultimate day of family fun. Kids are entertained by slides and lazy rivers while adults can relax in pools with bubbles and jets. The perfect destination for an enjoyable day out.

Watch the dolphins
Stay in a log cabin or
eco lodge

A unique place to stay during your holiday. The eco lodges come with the option of a wood fired hot tub on the private patio. The perfect place to unwind after an exhilarating day of adventures.

Play in Mt Lyford's back yard
Race down the river
with Energy Jet Hurunui

Enjoy a thrilling jet-boat ride to your very own secluded river beach where you will disembark into a feeling of pure nature and remoteness. Relax with some music, take a walk or even a swim as you are cooked a delicious selection of local produce on the river’s edge. Have a look at a farm in action.

Playground with a view
Playground with a view
at Mt Lyford Holiday Homes

A jungle gym playground is located in Mt Lyford providing some easy entertainment when you’re just ‘hanging out’. We even provide a kayak to have some fun on the pond.