Catlins Experiences Packages

Catlins Tours, Adventure and Luxury Experiences

(All packages cater for 1 to 4 people)

Sunset in the Catlins

You also can enjoy a sunset in the beautiful Catlins. We'll show you the best place to enjoy this experience.

Florence Hill view of Tautuku Beach

See the many beautiful views of the Catlins such as this one from Florence Hill looking over Tautuku Beach.

Kayaking Through the Catlins Rainforests

The Catlins is blessed with wonderful rainforests and we make use of this blessing with our kayaking experience.

Indulgence Beautician Experience

Try our Indulgence Beautician Experience package where you get pampered while in "Nature's Paradise".

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay pigeon shooting is one of the many fun activities you can enjoy in our Catlins Experiences Packages.

Nugget Point

We'll show you the most beautiful spots in the Catlins such as Nugget Point.

View from Florence Hill

This is another view from Florence Hill in the Catlins. View this and many more while staying at RiverRidge Retreat.

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The Catlins RiverRidge Retreat offers top class accommodation and is the hub for the popular ‘Catlins Experiences’ Packages.

Situated in a picturesque setting, surrounded by lush native bush, stunning ridges, bird life, and a crystal clear river, in the heart of the stunning Catlins – East Coast of the South Island.

With its beautiful outlook and peaceful surrounds, it is a slice of natures paradise. Wake to the sound of abundant bird life, smell the freshness of the native bush and sit back and enjoy the tranquil location and peaceful surroundings while you partake in one of our popular ‘Catlins Experiences’ packages.

Important note: package 6, below, is a ‘design it yourself’ package. You choose everything yourself!

 

PACKAGE TYPES AND RATES:

All Packages Cater For 1 To 4 People.

1. 'Catlins Adventure Experience' Package:

Starts at 1pm Day one and finishes at 10am on Day 2 (Time can be adjusted to suit).

Includes activities experiences, afternoon tea, cuisine dinner, breakfast, and a choice of accommodation in top quality units.

Stunning Catlins scenic tours to view the majestic sites the stunning Catlins has to offer – view the many magnificent waterfalls nestled amongst the native forest; the famous Nugget Point and see the yellow eyed penguins and the rugged Catlins coast line; walk into the popular Cathedral caves and watch the water pass through them; have a short walk on coastal farm land to a spectacular view of sea water squirting out through the cliffs – Jacks Blow Hole.

Either have a 4 hour scenic tour OR have a 2 hour tour and choose 1 of the following additional experiences :

  • Gentle scenic kayaking winding through the native forest
  • Guided native bush walk following the Catlins River
  • Horse riding over a hill country farm, through native bush tracks and through many a gentle stream.
  • Mountain biking (gentle or a little more adventurous – your choice) over a farm and through native bush and along past the stunning Catlins river
  • Clay target shooting
  • High hill top golf driving range (driving down over mountain tops)
  • Paintball

ACCOMMODATION TYPES AND CORRESPONDING PRICES FOR THIS PACKAGE:
(you simply choose your accommodation type from below)

  1. Luxury Two Bedroom Suite (two available): Ensuite and large lounge, One Queen Bed, 4 Single Beds, Sleeps 6+ (can sleep up to 10), LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $379/person
  2. Self Contained Queen Studio (one available): One Queen Bed, Sleeps 2 People, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $420/person
  3. Self Contained Accessible Studio (one available): Two Single Beds, Sleeps 2 People, Accessible Facilities - Easy Access, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $420/person
  4. One Bedroom Small Studio (two available): One Queen Bed, Two Single Beds, Sleeps up to 4 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $363/person
  5. Comfortable Double Rooms (four available): Comfortable Double Bed, Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $339/person
  6. Comfortable Bunk Rooms (four available): One Bunk Bed (two single beds), Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $321/person

N.B. All prices include GST.

  • Simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Gary and Adele on 0800 RRRETREAT (0800 777 387) to book your package.

 

2. 'Catlins Farm Experience' Package:

Starts at 1pm Day one and finishes at 10am on Day 2 (Time can be adjusted to suit).

Includes ‘Real South Kiwi Life’ farm experience, afternoon ‘smoko’, cuisine dinner, breakfast, and a choice of accommodation in top quality units.

  • 2000 acre high country farm tour through stunning native bush
  • See and feel sheep being shorn
  • Watch (and work) huntaway and eye dogs working sheep and cattle
  • Drench sheep
  • Partake in many more activities completed on a daily basis on a ‘real south kiwi farm’.

You do the lot on this tour. Have ‘Real South Kiwi Catlins Smoko’ 2000 feet up looking down at the ocean and native bush – spectacular views!

ACCOMMODATION TYPES AND CORRESPONDING PRICES FOR THIS PACKAGE:
(you simply choose your accommodation type from below)

  1. Luxury Two Bedroom Suite (two available): Ensuite and large lounge, One Queen Bed, 4 Single Beds, Sleeps 6+ (can sleep up to 10), LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $379/person
  2. Self Contained Queen Studio (one available): One Queen Bed, Sleeps 2 People, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $420/person
  3. Self Contained Accessible Studio (one available): Two Single Beds, Sleeps 2 People, Accessible Facilities - Easy Access, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $420/person
  4. One Bedroom Small Studio (two available): One Queen Bed, Two Single Beds, Sleeps up to 4 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $363/person
  5. Comfortable Double Rooms (four available): Comfortable Double Bed, Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $339/person
  6. Comfortable Bunk Rooms (four available): One Bunk Bed (two single beds), Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $321/person

N.B. All prices include GST.

  • Simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Gary and Adele on 0800 RRRETREAT (0800 777 387) to book your package.

 

3. 'Catlins Indulgence Experience' Package:

Starts at 1pm Day one and finishes at 10am on Day 2 (Time can be adjusted to suit).

Includes amazing indulgence experience, afternoon tea, cuisine dinner, breakfast, and a choice of accommodation in top quality units.

  • For those who would prefer to be pampered the South Kiwi Catlins way
  • All 100% NZ made beauty products
  • Surrounded by a native forest
  • Listening to the abundant birdlife and gentle sounds of the flowing river as you are experiencing a deluxe manicure or pedicure, deluxe facial, and therapeutic relaxation massage – with your choice of oil scent

ACCOMMODATION TYPES AND CORRESPONDING PRICES FOR THIS PACKAGE:
(you simply choose your accommodation type from below)

  1. Luxury Two Bedroom Suite (two available): Ensuite and large lounge, One Queen Bed, 4 Single Beds, Sleeps 6+ (can sleep up to 10), LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $379/person
  2. Self Contained Queen Studio (one available): One Queen Bed, Sleeps 2 People, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $420/person
  3. Self Contained Accessible Studio (one available): Two Single Beds, Sleeps 2 People, Accessible Facilities - Easy Access, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $420/person
  4. One Bedroom Small Studio (two available): One Queen Bed, Two Single Beds, Sleeps up to 4 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $363/person
  5. Comfortable Double Rooms (four available): Comfortable Double Bed, Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $339/person
  6. Comfortable Bunk Rooms (four available): One Bunk Bed (two single beds), Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $321/person

N.B. All prices include GST.

  • Simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Gary and Adele on 0800 RRRETREAT (0800 777 387) to book your package.

 

4. 'Catlins Combination Experience' Package:

Starts at 1pm Day one and finishes at 1pm on Day 2 (Time can be adjusted to suit).

Includes two fantastic experiences of your choice, afternoon tea, cuisine dinner, breakfast, morning tea, lunch,  and a choice of accommodation in top quality units.

Experience the best of the lot!

Choose two of the following three experiences;

  1. Catlins Adventure Experience (see above for details of experience)
  2. Catlins Farm Experience (see above for details of experience)
  3. Catlins Indulgence Experience (see above for details of experience)

ACCOMMODATION TYPES AND CORRESPONDING PRICES FOR THIS PACKAGE:
(you simply choose your accommodation type from below)

  1. Luxury Two Bedroom Suite (two available): Ensuite and large lounge, One Queen Bed, 4 Single Beds, Sleeps 6+ (can sleep up to 10), LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $604/person
  2. Self Contained Queen Studio (one available): One Queen Bed, Sleeps 2 People, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $664/person
  3. Self Contained Accessible Studio (one available): Two Single Beds, Sleeps 2 People, Accessible Facilities - Easy Access, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $664/person
  4. One Bedroom Small Studio (two available): One Queen Bed, Two Single Beds, Sleeps up to 4 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $558/person
  5. Comfortable Double Rooms (four available): Comfortable Double Bed, Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $564/person
  6. Comfortable Bunk Rooms (four available): One Bunk Bed (two single beds), Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $548/person

N.B. All prices include GST.

  • Simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Gary and Adele on 0800 RRRETREAT (0800 777 387) to book your package.

 

5. 'Catlins Delux Combination Experience' Package:

This is a two day and night package for those wanting to spend more time in the stunning Catlins. Starts at 1pm on Day 1 and finishes at 10am on day 3.

Includes three fantastic experiences of your choice, two afternoon teas, two cuisine dinners, two breakfasts, one morning tea, one lunch, and a choice of accommodation in top quality units for two nights.

Choose three from the following nine experiences:

  1. Catlins Adventure Experience (see above for details of experience)
  2. Catlins Farm Experience (see above for details of experience)
  3. Catlins Indulgence Experience (see above for details of experience)
  4. Scenic kayak tour
  5. Scenic mountain biking tour (or more adventurous if you like)
  6. Scenic guided walk
  7. Scenic horse riding
  8. Clay target shooting
  9. High hill top golf driving range (first type in NZ)
  10. Paintball

ACCOMMODATION TYPES AND CORRESPONDING PRICES FOR THIS PACKAGE:
(you simply choose your accommodation type from below)

  1. Luxury Two Bedroom Suite (two available): Ensuite and large lounge, One Queen Bed, 4 Single Beds, Sleeps 6+ (can sleep up to 10), LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $764/person
  2. Self Contained Queen Studio (one available): One Queen Bed, Sleeps 2 People, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $805/person
  3. Self Contained Accessible Studio (one available): Two Single Beds, Sleeps 2 People, Accessible Facilities - Easy Access, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $805/person
  4. One Bedroom Small Studio (two available): One Queen Bed, Two Single Beds, Sleeps up to 4 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines: $748/person
  5. Comfortable Double Rooms (four available): Comfortable Double Bed, Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $725/person
  6. Comfortable Bunk Rooms (four available): One Bunk Bed (two single beds), Sleeps 2 People, Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms: $705/person

N.B. All prices include GST.

  • Simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Gary and Adele on 0800 RRRETREAT (0800 777 387) to book your package.

 

6. Design Your Own ‘Catlins Experience' Package:

Design your very own ultimate retreat! Whether it be a holiday, family reunion, or simply a treat for yourself and loved ones.

You can design your own by;

  1. Ticking which of the following (in the form below) you would like in your retreat package, and then sending to us for a 100% individualised quote.
  2. Or give us a call (0800 777 387) to chat about it and we can design it for you…the choice is yours!

Most of our guests partake in a couple of activities, have a lunch, a dinner and breakfast and stay the night. However, the choice is 100% yours.

Design Your ‘Catlins Experience' Package

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Ensuite and large lounge, One Queen Bed, 4 Single Beds,
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