Some people want to escape from city life by expending energy: going fishing, horse riding, hiking etc.
- Walking and Hiking on numerous trails.
- Mountain biking.
- Acres of lawn space for ball games such as soccer, rugby or tearing about on.
- Garden to explore, or just sit and enjoy.
- Reading Room.
- Bird watching. Forest, wetlands and open country.
- Photography. Leave lots of memory space.
- Unique Rock Formations at Castle Hill.
- Drive to Arthurs Pass Township and onwards to Otira Viaduct Lookout.