My place is close to State Highway 1. It is approximately an hours picturesque drive from two Tourist towns of Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura. Hanmer providing the inland Hot Pool Experience set in beautiful surroundings. Kaikoura the coastal Whale Watch town. Gore Bay is right on our door step, a 10 minute drive to beach. Known for it's surfing. Cheviot reserve has rambling walks and a lovely picnic area.