• Alpacas
    Alpacas
  • Holiday Mode
  • Mingary
  • Mingary Farmstay
    Beautiful view from Mingary looking out to the foothills
  • Sheep up on the Hill
    Sheep up on the Hill
Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Surroundings

Mingary - Surroundings

There are a wide range of recreation and leisure activities around Oxford, such as:

  • Walking & Tramping on Mt Oxford, Mt Thomas and Mt Richardson, along with smaller bush walks around the township.
  • Dining at Cafe 51, Seagars at Oxford, Village Foods and the Oxford Workingmens Club.
  • Waimakariri Golf Course - 18 holes, panoramic views, located minutes from Oxford.
  • Horse Riding & Trekking available from Kowhai Riding School (with prior arrangement).
  • Lavender Farm, Craft Shop, Farmers Market (every Sunday), Craft Market.
  • Fishing & Swimming in the Waimakariri and Ashley rivers.
  • Kayaking on the Ashley river and Jet Boating on the Waimakariri.
  • Mountain biking along the Wharfdale track.
  • Six Ski Fields within one hour (approx) of Oxford, including Mt Hutt, Porter Heights and Temple Basin.
  • Abundant Picnic Spots.
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