HOW TO FIND US - ROAD ROUTE
FOR THE JOURNEY OF A LIFE TIME.
Take your time and enjoy.
The place where you turn off the main state highway is located approximatley half way between Nelson and Blenheim about one kilometer West of the Rai Valley Village. Towards Nelson.
Once you leave the State Highway at RAI VALLEY and turn into the FRENCH PASS ROAD.
TAKE YOUR TIME...
Follow the FRENCH PASS ROAD.
It is a windy and scenic route.
The road is safe, but windy and hilly and one of New Zealands best kept secrets to some of our countries most stunning and awe inspiring views.
The trip from this point will take approximately one hour depending on how often you may stop to capture the amazing views.
When you come to the end of the sealed part of the road and onto the gravel road you are about 15 minutes from CAIRNHILL.
Once on the gravel surface road, continue until you cross over 2 cattle stop barriers.
Turn RIGHT about 100 metres after crossing the second cattle stop barrier.
IT IS SIGN POSTED ... TE TOWAKA ROAD. (turn right)
A RED NZ POST BOX IS AT THIS JUNCTION CLOSE TO THE SIGN.
About 2 klms down this road (TE TOWAKA ROAD) CAIRNHILL is a white fenced property just as you come through the Pine Forest. It is on your right hand side. The Pine Forest continues on your left.
A sign ... CAIRNHILL... is on the fence by the entrance gate.
Number 268 TE TOWAKA ROAD
Come on down the CAIRNHILL PARADISE DRIVEWAY to...
PARADISE FOUND ...
PS: NOTE ... You may wish to print or copy this page as many google maps and trip planners do not work accuratly if at all in some locations through lack of signal in this remote area. You may not have mobile or other signal types at all times.