Golden Mile Motel, Tavern & Restaurant
Cnr Main South Road and Trent Road,
2 Trent Road, Templeton,
Christchurch, New Zealand
We are just 10 minutes drive from Burnham Military Camp, 12 minutes from Christchurch International Airport and 10 minutes to Westfield Riccarton. In the other direction to the south is the ever-growing township of Rolleston, just 5 minutes away. We are in the heart of numerous wineries and golf courses and near to Mike Pero Motorsport Park at Ruapuna and Riccarton Racecourse for thoroughbred racing and the famous Riccarton Markets on every Sunday.
We are also very close to the start/finish of the Little River Cycle Trail. This trail offers an easy day ride for all members of the family. We offer secure storage for your cycle during your stay.
The Golden Mile Motel, Tavern & Restaurant is the following distance by road from these locations:
The following activities are available in and around Christchurch:
The Weedons Country Club has a wonderful country reputation with a top 18-hole, par 73 golf course. With tree lined fairways and many doglegs, the course challenges the best of golfers. Located just 20 minutes south of central Christchurch, off State Highway One. New members welcome. The club has trundlers, golf clubs and golf carts available to hire.
Jet boating is a truly unique way of seeing the lower Waimakariri's braided river system which is constantly changing and ever challenging. An experience – not just a ride. For Canterbury's leading JetBoat and New Zealand’s only AirBoat experience, look no further than Alpine Jet Thrills, operating from both Christchurch and Springfield. Lots of tour options available – from 30 minutes to full day combos.
For over 160 years the Canterbury Jockey Club has been at the forefront of New Zealand racing conducting some of the most prestigious races in the country. Riccarton Park is home to 23 racedays each season with highlights including the New Zealand Cup Meeting in November, Grand National Racing Carnival (Jumps Racing) in August and the four day Autumn Racing Season.
You want action? We've got it covered! Ruapuna Speedway runs in the summer most Saturday nights at 6.30pm. 'It's the fastest show in town'. It is the South Island's only true international speedway, featuring overseas drivers in several classes each summer.
Christchurch Attractions offers plenty of fun-filled activities for everyone of all ages to enjoy, including some of Christchurch's most popular and iconic places to visit. Enjoy tranquil gardens and breathtaking vistas or tour our exciting city.
Discover New Zealand's military aviation story at the place where it all began. Engage with stories of the men and women who have helped shape New Zealand's military aviation journey, and reflect on their service and sacrifice through years of war and peace. Explore the diverse collection at your own pace through immersive exhibitions.
The International Antarctic Centre transports a slice of this astounding continent to Christchurch, with a range of immersive experiences that allow everyday visitors to see, touch, feel and fall in love with Antarctica. Antarctic Gallery, 'Antarctica' Snow and Ice, Storm, Hagglund Ride, 4D Theatre, Historic Hut exhibit and little blue penguins.
Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a Willowbank trademark. Meet New Zealand’s Big 5 with the Kiwi, the cheeky Kea, the ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the very rare Takahe. Wander the reserve, feed the animals, take a guided kiwi tour and enjoy a Maori cultural experience.
Experience the South Island's striking natural landscape by taking a train between Christchurch and Greymouth. Along this journey you’ll see epic vistas, travel the edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri River, traverse the Southern Alps, and see miles of native beech forest. The TranzAlpine is one of the world's great train journeys covering 223 kilometres one-way, taking just under 5 hours.
Experience memorable animal encounters at Orana: hand feed giraffe, meet rhino up close, travel through the lion habitat. Orana is home to New Zealand's only gorillas! View kiwi and a range of New Zealand animals. Set in 80 hectares, Orana Wildlife Park provides the ultimate animal adventure. Get up close and personal with the animals.
One of the best and most extensive examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the country, the former University of Canterbury now houses a complex of shops, studios and art galleries. Public art installations, regular arts and crafts workshops and street performers create a buzz and the chance for discovery through every arch and alleyway.
Langdale Vineyard Restaurant is an attractive country restaurant and event venue set in a large garden nestled among a vineyard on Langdales Road only 15 minutes from Christchurch. The restaurant offers a casual country dining experience either in the attractive restaurant or outside in the sheltered garden.
A beautiful, family owned winery, vineyard, wedding and events centre, Rossendale is a peaceful location on the edge of Christchurch. The specially designed events centre, set amongst beautiful gardens and with the backdrop of a working vineyard, is the perfect venue for a memorable conference or event.
Trent's Vineyard is a romantic wedding venue set amidst grapevines, paddocks and mature trees, private yet close to Christchurch. Their whitewashed Mediterranean-style historic building and sheltered lawn with fountain, conservatory, gazebo and pond form an idyllic setting for weddings.
Larcomb Vineyard is a full-service venue, meaning they offer everything you need to host a beautiful wedding or special event which you and your guests will never forget. Whether you're looking for a specific table centrepiece or customisable menu options, Larcomb Vineyard has got you covered.