Welcome to Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism

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

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Check out the amazing things that are happening in Christchurch and Canterbury right now! We'd love to see your experiences, so share them with us either on our Facebook page or by using the hashtags #christchurchnz and #canterburynz on Instagram.

TranzAlpine - Cass

Save up to $500 on TranzAlpine scenic train and accommodation packages for 2 adults. Experience one of the world's most scenic train journeys and stay overnight on the West Coast. View our deals and contact the Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Centre to book.

Christchurch

No. 2 on The New York Times's 52 Places to Go in 2014. The South Island's "Garden City" is accessible via Christchurch Airport and scenic rail services.

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What's on in Christchurch & Canterbury

Hassle-free Tours

Hassle-free Tours

Journey into Middle Earth to experience the breathtaking location of Edoras.

Hassle Free Tours
Re-START mall

What to see & do in Christchurch

Find out about the must do attractions in and around Christchurch.

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Otahuna Lodge - exterior

Stay with us

In Christchurch and Canterbury, you can choose from a diverse range of...

Accommodation
InstaMeet

#CanterburyNZ InstaMeets

Catch up with like-minded photographers at our next InstaMeet.

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CBD bar

Wine & Dine in Christchurch

Our recommendations for the best places to eat and drink around the city.

Christchurch suburban dining
The Hermitage Hotel

See icebergs in Tasman Lake

At 27km in length and 600m deep, the Tasman Glacier is New Zealand's longest...

Tasman Glacier Icebergs