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

Best Kept Secret 9

Phil Keoghan, kiwi host of US reality show The Amazing Race, is keen to share secrets from the place he calls home - Christchurch and Canterbury, New Zealand. He hopes that visitors will get to experience the best Christchurch and Canterbury have to offer.

Hooker Valley Track

Canterbury's unparalled selection of short walks is a great way to visit and holiday in our beautiful region. See the best of Canterbury one step at a time.

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 International Airport and scenic rail...

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What's on in Christchurch & Canterbury

Attractions

What to see & do in Christchurch

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

Things to do in and around Christchurch
Otahuna Lodge - exterior

Stay with us

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

Accommodation
CBD bar

Wine & Dine in Christchurch

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

Christchurch suburban dining