The NZB Experience

NZB’s world-renowned Karaka Sales Centre and buying experience is what sets us apart from others. Buyers, both domestic and international flock to Karaka each summer to secure not only the blueblood pedigrees and exceptional types on offer, but also to enjoy the warm welcome and hospitality they receive from respected vendors.

NZB Standardbred ensures your visit to Karaka is seamless by taking care of your transfers, hotel bookings and hospitality.

Hotel Bookings

Let us know your flight and travel details and the team at NZB can book your hotel and transfers for you. Whether you’re planning on staying in Auckland and Christchurch for a few days or a couple of weeks, NZB can recommend suitable hotels and serviced apartments for your stay in New Zealand. We’ve also negotiated preferential rates, special discounts, and late check outs at participating properties for our valued customers. 

More information on our flagship hotel onsite, the DoubleTree by Hilton Karaka can be found here

Sales Pavilion Hospitality

Head out to the front lawn next to the Outdoor Parade Ring and grab yourself a coffee from the pop-up barista. For a café-style menu and an extensive selection of beverages, the Karaka Garden Bar can be found on the ground level adjacent to the Indoor Parade Ring. If you are short on time, snack items and sweet treats are located on the first level at the Tulloch Café.

While in Christchurch at the Canterbury Agricultural Park, the catering is second-to-none with favoured delicacies on the menu and treats worth indulging for. 

Restaurants, Bars & Bistros

With an abundance of dining options from world-class restaurants, bars and clubs, Auckland and Christchurch deliver on great expectations to deliver mouth-watering cuisine and high-energy nightlife. We can recommended some of our favourite eating and drinking establishments for you to enjoy during your stay.

Please click here to visit our Dining Guide.

Auckland Activities

Experience Auckland

If you are looking at having a day off from the horses rest assured you do not have to board a flight to have an amazing experience full of laughs and adventures. Auckland has everything you need, right on your door step. From fishing charters, Waiheke Island wineries to sailing the Auckland Harbour, the toughest decision you will make is deciding where to go for the day! Enquire with us for further information and special rates at selected Auckland activities.

View our recommended Auckland activities here. 

Sights Further Afield

Should you wish to make the most of your stay here, New Zealand is packed with amazing natural attractions, outdoor adventures and cultural experiences. Whether you are looking to indulge yourself in local cuisines and dramatic views or get your adrenaline rushing with thrilling activities, New Zealand has something for everyone. We can recommend the best spots to visit and activities to do across the country to suit you.

View our recommended tourism spots in New Zealand here. 

For all of your hospitality, hotel bookings and travel enquiries, contact [email protected]