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

Otahuna Lodge - exterior

In Christchurch and Canterbury, you can choose from a diverse range of accommodation. There is something for every level of comfort and budget from luxury and boutique, to hotels, motels and apartments, and backpackers and holiday parks.

Tekapo Spring hot pools

Check out these great deals that will let you experience the best activities and accommodation that Christchurch and Canterbury, our amazing backyard, have to offer.

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

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
Otahuna Lodge - exterior

Stay with us

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

Accommodation
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Phil's Best Kept Secrets

Phil Keoghan, kiwi host of US reality show The Amazing Race, is keen to share...

Phil's best kept Canterbury secrets
CBD bar

Wine & Dine in Christchurch

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

Christchurch suburban dining