This centre offers all you need to host a wide range of events

A popular venue for camps and activities, Cracroft is situated on the edge of Christchurch City in the suburb of Cashmere on a 1.4 ha property, bordering the Cashmere Stream.


The Barn

The Barn has capacity to sleep up to 48 people, which includes the bunk beds and foldaway beds on site. The Barn also has a kitchen available as well as bathrooms with toilets and showers.

Edna Hanafin Meeting Room

Available for hire during evenings, weekdays and weekends. Suitable for trainings, craft groups, seminars, conference and meetings.

This room is suitable for groups of up to 25 – 30 depending on use.

  • Kitchenette (microwave, urn)
  • Tea making facilities
  • White board
  • Projector screen
Onsite Outdoor Activities

Kayaking is available on the Cashmere Stream bordering the property. Kayaks and life jackets for all ages are available for hire.

Onsite Camping

  • Picnic Tables
  • Obstacle Course
  • Rope Swings
  • Orienteering
  • Abseiling
  • Toilet

Abseiling Tower

This wonderful onsite activity overlooks the grounds, providing an abseiling and climbing facility for groups to use with the option of supplying your own instructor and equipment or hiring from us.


There are a number of Big Games for hire suitable for outdoor use.

  • Snakes and Ladders
  • Parachute
  • Pick up Sticks
  • Sacks for sack races
  • Grass Skis
  • Hoola Hoops Confidence course (requires setting up but ideal for team building)
  • Water course (requires setting up but ideal for team building)
  • Mini golf course

NB:  some games require setting up prior to use.
A full list is available on request.

Make a Booking Enquiry

To submit a booking enquiry, please click on the required date on the calendar below and enter your details.

If you require further information on making a booking, or have any questions regarding availability, please contact Stacey Skill ().

For all Guiding enquiries, including rates, please contact Stacey.