Welcome to Rakaia River
Holiday Park & Motels

More than just great fishing
100% New Zealand Owned & Operated

Tanya and Reon welcome you to Rakaia River Holiday Park, located beside the Rakaia River, one of the best salmon fishing rivers in New Zealand.

We are sure to have something to fit your requirements and budget with our range of Accommodation facilities that include – Park Motels, Fisherman’s Cottage, Backpacker Cabins and Powered & Tent Sites. You will enjoy our sheltered powered sites and tent sites set amongst the trees.

Pet friendly. Our camping area is pet friendly so please, on arrival let us know you have a pet. We do not allow pets in any of our facilities including the pool and outdoor kitchen.

You will find us only 40 minutes drive South of Christchurch, 20 minutes to Ashburton and 35 minutes to the Mt Hutt Ski area. In only 30 minutes you can drive to 5 beautiful and challenging golf courses. There are also a number of interesting nature walks and bike tracks in the area.

If its fishing you are after – there are salmon and trout in the river and kawhai, cod and other sea fishing only 20 minutes drive away. Our central location is an ideal base from which to explore the wonderful and varied Ashburton District, and our friendly relaxed environment assures you of a restful holiday in our sheltered riverside location.

Accommodation options

Park Motels - Family

Park Motels - Ensuite

Fisherman's Cottage

Backpacker Cabins

Powered and Tent Sites