Things to Do in Ashburton

Take some time to enjoy the many local attractions and activities in Ashburton during your stay at Hotel Ashburton.

For those who love outdoor activities, Ashburton is an hour’s drive from Mt Hutt ski field, acclaimed as the best in New Zealand. There are five golf courses in the surrounding district, as well as top class sporting facilities. Mt Somers walkway takes you up into the unique South Island high country, with stunning views of the plains.

Mountain hiking, fishing for trout and salmon in rivers and lakes, they’re all here in Canterbury. You can visit the world-renowned Ashford Craft Village a short walk from your Ashburton accommodation, or stroll into town and admire the beautiful gardens in the Ashburton Domain while the children ride the flying fox or play in the playground.


Our helpful staff are available to help you plan activities and day trips around the district, please contact us for more information.

Things To Do