Christchurch is the gateway to New Zealand's South Island. You can ski, bungy jump, hike, mountain bike, raft, surf, swim, golf, see whales, dolphins and seals, visit wineries and gardens, shop, be entertained and awed, and so much more, all within 2 hours of Christchurch. Explore Christchurch & Canterbury

  • Waikuku Beach with girl
    Waikuku Beach with girl
    Waikuku Beach with girl

    The Best Beaches In & Around Christchurch

    Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism
    Christchurch City
    Summer means lazy days at the beach, meeting friends and having fun! Here in Christchurch, we are lucky to have some awesome beaches on our doorstep.
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  • Hanmer Springs canoes
    Hanmer Springs canoes
    Hanmer Springs canoes

    Choose Your Canterbury Getaway

    Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism
    Canterbury
    There's no better place for a getaway than Canterbury! Whether you're here for a few days or a few weeks, we have plenty of ideas to keep you entertained...
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  • Ryde Falls
    Ryde Falls
    Ryde Falls

    Top 5 Canterbury Waterfall You Must Visit

    Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism
    Canterbury
    Our guide to the most Instagram worthy Waterfalls in the Canterbury region. Use #canterburynz to show us your snaps!
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  • Road trip Arthurs Pass
    Road trip Arthurs Pass
    Road trip Arthurs Pass

    Top 10 Day Trips from Christchurch

    Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism
    There's a huge variety of sights and attractions to experience in Canterbury, ranging from the Ocean to the Alps. If road trips are your thing, then this is the place for you!
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