A Hospice South Canterbury Fundraiser

  • Car, Motorbikes & Caravans

    Register your car or caravan for the whole weekend's activities for only $50. Register your motorbike for only $40.  This covers everyone in your vehicle to attend every cruise and the Show and Shine Gala Day. 

    Laps At Levels

    Once you register your vehicle to attend the Rock and Hop you can then register the same vehicle to cruise the track at Levels International Raceway with your friends in the vehicle. The cost is $30 per vehicle.


    We have four great cruises lined up for your Rock and Hop weekend. Your registration fee gives you and your passengers access to all cruises and the Show and Shine Gala Day.

    Parties & Entertainment

    There is something for everyone from the professionals through to those of us who just like to get up and wiggle and shake a bit.

    Gala Day, Show & Shine

    Saturday is the big Rock and Hop Gala Day, with the last event attracting more than 1000 vehicles, more than 100 stalls and around 25,000 people.

    Best Dressed Competition

    With hairdressers and make-up artists on site and great prizes on offer. Join in the fun of our event and come along dressed in your best '50s, '60s and '70s fashion. 


    Stall sites applications for the 2025 event open for 1st August 2024. Click below to complete application form.


    Purchase your Caroline Bay Rock and Hop labelled quality clothing here.

About South Canterbury

Stunning South Canterbury

Easy to reach, uncrowded and set in a stunning natural environment, South Canterbury in the Central South Island of New Zealand offers the perfect place for an event like The Caroline Bay Rock and Hop. Stay after our event or come early so you can explore all that stunning South Canterbury has to offer. This really is an exceptional area of our country with lakes, mountains and of course the jewel in the crown, our beautiful Caroline Bay.

There is so much to see and do that we can't list it all here but if you would like to find out more about our fabulous district just click the link below. We can't wait to see you all here!

Visit Venture Timaru

Hospice South Canterbury

Hospice South Canterbury is proud to bring you the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop.

Not only is this an essential fundraiser for our local Hospice but it also allows us to showcase our fabulous district. If you would like to learn more about our hospice please feel free to have a look at our website.