Welcome to Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism

With hundreds of amazing things to do just a few hours drive from Christchurch, a trip to Canterbury is a journey of endless possibilities. So whether you want to relax, explore, taste the produce or seek an adventure...find out what you Can Do in Canterbury!

Jetstar Sydney Christchurch Sale

You can fly to Christchurch for as little as $129! One-way, checked baggage not included. Selected travel dates and other conditions apply.

Can Do In Canterbury Long Weekend

Tell us what you'd like to do on a long weekend in Canterbury (in just 150 words) and you could experience it for real! We'll give the winner 2 x return flights from Sydney to Christchurch and a rental car for 5 days, so enter now!

Explore Christchurch & Canterbury in Real Time

Check out the amazing things that are happening right here, right now! Share your Canterbury experiences using the hashtags #christchurchnz and #canterburynz.

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What's on in Christchurch & Canterbury


Get your adrenaline pumping!

With zip lining and skydiving and white water rafting

Start your next adventure in Canterbury!

Tickle your taste buds

From beach fresh crayfish to award winning pies and finest wines.

You can indulge in Canterbury's food & wine
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Have a whale of a time

From mountain bike trails to trout fishing in beautiful lakes.

You can do exploration in Canterbury

Escape the 9-5

From a stroll in the Botanic Gardens to a blanket snuggling punt up the Avon.

You can relax in Canterbury