• Idyllic farm setting
  • Historic Farm Homestead
  • Farm tours and hiking available
  • Centrally located to all North Canterbury attractions


The Gates Country Lodge offers you absolute comfort and style. Set in extensive grounds, complete with open-air swimming pool, croquet lawn and tennis court, the Lodge offers guests total relaxation in stunning North Canterbury farmland surroundings.

Browse at leisure among the bookshelves in the spacious sitting room with its open fireplace and traditional furnishings. Or take a stroll in the grounds to enjoy the clear New Zealand skies, wide open views and native birdsong. At the end of the day, sample the fine food and wine in the elegant dining room or eat al fresco when the weather’s warm.

There’s a real sense of being away from it all. Free from cellphone, TV and internet, guests are able to enjoy a thoroughly cultural experience in uninterrupted peace and quiet. With delicious food, fine wine, great company, music, books, countless activities and spectacular natural landscapes to explore, who could ask for more?

$300 per person including breakfast and dinner, stay two nights and save 20%

“Our stay has been magical and we feel privileged to have shared your beautiful home with you.”