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

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, available exclusively at the Christchurch i-SITE.

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

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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
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
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