|Birdlings Flat Gemstone & Fossil Museum|
The Gemstone and Fossil Museum was opened in February 2003 by Vince and Colleen Burke and their children, who collected the many kinds of gemstones off Birdlings Flat Beach over 34 years. The collection has grown to include fossils collected since 2002 most from Amberley Beach to Kaikoura.
|Little River Craft Station|
The Craft Station hosts a huge variety of different crafts ,each member makes or produces a different product.
There is access also to view train memorabilia, local history items and displays of interest. These displays are regularly updated by the Little River Railway Trust.
The Craft Station
|Unique NZ Art at Little River Gallery|
Mirage-like, the Little River Gallery appears on the horizon, a welcome sight for the traveller on Highway 75, the route to Akaroa, the tourists Mecca.
Herbal Learning Garden.
Discover, learn, explore and indulge in the wonderful world of plant medicine at Phytofarm.
|The Bone Dude's Bone Carving Studio 11 Poranui Beach Rd in Birdlings Flat is a "HANDS ON" carving studio, where you can make your own unique Bone Carving with a little help, in 3 hours or less. No previous carving experience needed, just bring a sense of adventure and CASH!!! Bookings are essential. Session are limited to a maximum of 8 people but there's no minimum, If it's just you, that's cool. 03-329 0947|
|Scarey Slippery Mudslides|
Always a lot of fun. Contact the Little River Camp Ground for bookings and further details.
Movie and Meal Match
10 seat Boutique Cinema - request your movie and Bernadette will match a meal to go with it.
Bernadettes Retreat, 4511 Main Road, Cooptown. Phone 3251 154 or 021 257 0592
|Wild Flowers AT Birdlings Flat|
From the car park walk towards the spit and see the delightful display of brilliant coloured wild flowers growing in the stones. See them October through summer. Can be accessed from Coates Road - walk through one of the access ways to the beach.
|Little River Pump Track|
Behind the Goods Shed at the Historic Railway Station and adjacent to the Children's Playground you will find the'Pump Track'. Bring their bikes. An exciting place to be for the young ones.
|Kaituna Golf Club|
Jones Road (Gravel Road). Little River.
Club Day Sunday. Draw 11.50am. Tee Off Noon.
Full details under Sports contacts.
Contact Secretary Winna Harvey Phone 3488206
|Shamarra Alpacas Experience|
Wander through herds of grazing alpacas, marvel at their exquisite fleece, lead an alpaca and enjoy breathtaking views of Akaroa Harbour.
328 Wainui Main Road, www.shamarra-alpacas.co.nz/farm-tours/. Bookings essential Phone (03)304 5141 or 021 757592
|St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church|
Built in 1924 from Halswell and Oamaru stone designed by Henry St Murray and built by the Messrs Rennell Bros. Mass was held weekly by priests travelling by horse and then car from Akaroa. Damaged during the Christchurch Earthquakes work is being done to keep the church water tight and rodent free. Hopefully one day this lovely church will be restored to look as the picture on the left. Donations towards restoration work can be made to Jane Hoult firstname.lastname@example.org
|Banks Peninsula Tours|
Jump on one of our late model dual sport adventure bikes, pick a tour and let us show you around. Time approximately 3 hours with all necessary gear provided including fuel and refreshments.
Tours available from Birdlings Flat and Akaroa
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