Activities & Proximity to Venues
Denton Park Motel is about 7 minutes from the Christchurch Airport and about 11 minutes from the Christchurch CBD. The closest motel to Ruapuna raceway.
Denton Park Motel is about 250 metres walk from the Hornby Mall and the only South Island Dressmart factory outlet Mall.
The mall and surrounds contain a variety of major retail stores and a food court. There is also a large supermarket which is open 7am -11pm (8am - 10pm generally on public holidays).
The motel is an easy walk to restaurants, bars, takeaways and the Hornby Workingmens Club.
A continental breakfast is available.
The motel is close to public transport and a main bus terminal is beside the Hornby Mall.
It is 3km to the Riccarton racecourse and 6km to Canterbury University. The Riccarton Market is held on Sundays.
A free Christchurch Casino shuttle operates to and from the motel between 6.00pm and 2.00am daily.
A number of golf courses are available in the west Christchurch area as well as the greater Christchurch city surrounds. These include Harewood, Russley and Clearwater courses.
There are a number of attractions in the city of Christchurch. These include the Museum, Arts Centre, Gondola, Tramway and punting on the Avon River in the centre of the city.
Further out is Orana Wildlife Park and the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.
Many of our guests have enjoyed the Trans Alpine railway excursion, which is a return day trip across the Southern Alps to the West Coast of NZ
Canterbury has 10 main areas for skiers and snowboarders. At the foot of the Southern Alps is Mount Hutt. Closer to Christchurch city is Porter Heights ski field, which caters for beginners to extreme skiers and snowboard riders.
It also takes about 1 hour to drive to the scenic Akaroa area, where a number of places enroute can be visited including the French Farm winery and restaurant. Once at Akaroa a number of excursions can be undertaken including harbour cruises and swimming with the dolphins.