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Selwyn Times: April 27, 2018

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32 Selwyn District Residents' Guide 2018 S ELWYN CAMPING A camping holiday offers beautiful scenery and unrivalled freedom. Camping in Selwyn offers holidays by rivers, lakes or mountains. If you choose to freedom camp use the basic DOC camps, or choose to stay at a Holiday Park – camping in Selwyn will be a memory maker. HOLIDAY PARKS WITH FULL FACILITIES Glentunnel Holiday Park, Homebush Road, Glentunnel. Situated next to the Selwyn River. Rakaia Gorge Campground, fantastic view of the gorge and river. Camp facilities may not be available in winter. Rakaia Huts, Pacific Drive. Located at the mouth of the Rakaia River. DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION CAMPING SITES Please see www.doc.govt.nz for further information and campground warnings about DOC camping. Craigieburn Forest Park Explore Craigieburn Forest Park with its braided rivers, beech valleys, tussock grasslands rugged mountains. Craigieburn Shelter situated between Castle Hill Village and Lake Pearson. Fees; shelter for cooking; inaccessible if heavy snow. Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) campsite, basic freedom camping, long drop toilet facilities Arthur’s Pass National Park Experience camping in the stunning National Park amid high mountains which are the ‘back bone’ of the South Island. You will discover steep gorges and wide braided rivers and experience a true high country stay. Andrew’s Shelter Campsite accessed via Mount White Rd, suitable for cars, caravans and motorhomes, no dogs. Shelter for cooking, inaccessible if heavy snow. Avalanche Creek Shelter Campsite situated in Arthur’s Pass Village, suitable for cars, caravans and motorhomes, no dogs. Shelter for cooking, toilets, inaccessible if heavy snow. Greyneys Shelter Campsite, situated 6km from Arthur’s Pass Village, suitable for cars, caravans and motorhomes, no dogs. Shelter for cooking, inaccessible if heavy snow. Hawdon Shelter Campsite, accessed via Mount White Rd, suitable for cars, caravans and motorhomes, no dogs. Toilets, inaccessible if heavy snow. Klondyke Corner Campsite, situated 8km south from Arthur’s Pass Village at the junction of the Bealey and Waimakariri Rivers. Suitable for cars, caravans and motorhomes, no dogs. Shelter for cooking, toilets, inaccessible if heavy snow. SELWYN RESERVES/ DOMAINS Chamberlains Ford Recreation Reserve, Leeston Rd, on the Selwyn River toilets, basic freedom camping Coe’s Ford, The Lake Rd/Pannetts Rd, next to the Selwyn River, toilets, basic freedom camping. Kowai Pass Domain, Springfield, toilets, showers, fees apply Lakeside Domain, Timberyard Rd, lakeside near Lake Ellesmere, toilets/ showers, freedom camping. Waihiora Park Domain, Motukarara, close to the Little River Rail Trail. Toilets, fees apply. Whitecliffs Domain, Hartleys Road, Whitecliffs, next to the Selwyn River, toilets, fees apply. PARKOVERS Cave Stream, toilets, freedom camping. Harper River Diversion, Lake Coleridge, basic freedom camping. Lake Lyndon, basic freedom camping Little River, Little River Hotel. Sheffield Hotel Wrights Rd, Sheffield, limited cabins, caravan points, tent sites, standalone kitchen, laundry and bathroom facilities. NZMCA MEMBERS (NEW ZEALAND MOTOR CARAVAN ASSOCIATION) NZMCA members designated parks, for park over properties please see NZMCA app. Tai Tapu, Rhodes Park Domain, NZMCA members only. Weedons, NZMCA members only, fees apply.

Selwyn District Residents' Guide 2018 33 C AFÉS AND TAKEAWAYS There are plenty of café choices around the Selwyn District for catching up with friends over a leisurely lunch and coffee. You can dine inside or out in the courtyard garden at the awardwinning The Store @ Tai Tapu, where they make all the fresh and tasty dishes on the premises. Just a short drive away you will find The Lincoln Pantry with its treasure trove of local, organic and gourmet foods. Purchase a delicious snack from their cabinet or a takeaway coffee. At Rolleston you’ll find an impressive place for lunch with the Rolleston Bakery serving up a delicious array of pies, sandwiches, filled rolls and sweet treats. Arthur’s Pass: The Bealey; Arthur’s Pass Café and Store; Wobbly Kea Café & Bar. Darfield: Darfield Bakery; Darfield Takeaways; Darfield Tearoom & Dairy; Doughboys; The Fat Beagle Café. Dunsandel: Dunsandel Country Café & Bar; Dunsandel Stop Shop; Dunsandel Store. Hororata: Hororata Village Bar & Café. Open 7 days a week 6:00am to 4:00pm Shop 11, 70 Rolleston Drive Ph. 03 3477 647 www.rollestonbakery.com Email youngbaker@clear.net.nz Keep up to date with our New Proudcts - News Competitions & more