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 & book your Canterbury holiday

Welcome Aboard Quad Combo

Float down the Avon River in a punt; ride the Gondola to the top of the Port Hills for views over the city and Banks Peninsula; explore the city via tram and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on a Caterpillar Gardens Tour. All for only $60 per person, book now at the Christchurch i-SITE.

TranzAlpine

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.

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

Awake to 3724m of Unforgettable Aoraki

Mt Cook National Park: highest mountain, longest glacier, Dark Sky Reserve.

The Hermitage Hotel
Friends shopping at Re:START

Christchurch Retail Therapy

Top tips for the best retail hot spots around the city.

Shopping in Christchurch
CBD bar

Wine & Dine in Christchurch

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

Christchurch suburban dining
Re-START mall

What to see & do in Christchurch

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

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FIFA U-20

FIFA U-20 World Cup

Football's future superstars will converge on NZ from 30 May until 20 June 2015.

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