Take the coastal highway through Mapua and Tasman to Motueka (30 mins approx.). Proceed through Motueka and Riwaka along highway. You will see Riwaka Hotel on the left (approx 10 mins). Do not round the next bend, take the road directly ahead (Dehra Doon Rd.) and proceed 1.3 km till reaching our SUNFLOWER "Terraced Gardens" sign. Turn in and take the driveway to the left up the hill. You will see the office on the left. If unattended please ring the bell. See You Soon!!
Driving Directions from the West Coast (Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Greymouth):-
1.Head north along highway number 6 till reaching Greymouth (good morning tea stop).
2.Take Highway 7 to Reefton
3.then highway 69 to Inangahua
4.Turn right here, you are back on highway 6 to Murchison ( good tea rooms for lunch)
5.Continue on highway 6 through Buller till you see left turn to Tapawera and Motueka (91klms) 6.Take this road through the Motueka Valley to Motueka
7.On reaching Motueka (big supermarkets for supplies if required) turn left into High Street 8.Proceed through town, over the bridge, through Riwaka on highway 60
9.When you see the Riwaka Hotel on the left, Dehra Doon Rd is directly ahead
10. Proceed up Dehra Doon Rd till you see the SUNFLOWER and Chalets sign
11.Take the left fork up the hill and stop at the reception office. PS. This is a very scenic drive so take your time and enjoy it.
Inland route from Christchurch
Head north along the highway till you see the turn off for Hamner Springs before Waipara, turn along highway 7 through Maruia Springs and Murchison. Take the above directions from Murchison. Approx 5 hours drive with stops.
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