Four ensuite bedrooms available
Three ensuite queen bedrooms. One of these bedrooms has another single bed.
One ensuite king bedroom, including a single bed, this is an upstairs bedroom with a downstairs bathroom
See our gallery for photos of the facilities


Full Cooked and Continental breakfast included in overnight package.
Evening meals available on request by prior arrangement.
Picnic lunches available on request by prior arrangement.


B&B Per Couple  –  $175.00
Single B&B   $140.00
Dinner  –  $60.00 pp
Picnic lunches available  –   $20.00 pp


Ida Downs 72 km inland from Christchurch, 35km from Methven, 25km from Darfield/Sheffield.
We are 50 minutes from Christchurch International Airport.
You need your own vehicle to get to Ida Downs. All tarseal roads.

Directions available upon booking.


Your hosts, Mike and Karen Meares draw on their past as high country sheep station run holders to provide guests with the opportunity to access the most amazing back country 4WD adventures. As well as heritage trails, walks, garden tours, golf, skiing, farm tours, jet boating or 4WDing  all available within 40 minutes of Ida Downs. We want to provide you with a wonderful experience but also create wonderful memories for you.