Christchurch is no. 2 on The New York Times's 52 Places to Go in 2014 and the gateway to New Zealand's South Island. Vibrant and ever-evolving it is surrounded by a region of natural wonders.
Christchurch is the gateway to the Canterbury region and the spectacular experiences you will have within the South Island of New Zealand. Explore the range of activities and attractions we have on offer.
Choose from a diverse range of accommodation. There is something for every level of comfort and budget.
Hire a vehicle, journey by tram, bike, ferry or on foot. Explore the options here.
Explore Canterbury cuisine. Our culturally diverse region has something to satisfy all tastes and budgets.
Kia ora and welcome to Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism's travel trade portal. We are committed to ensuring that you have the appropriate tools to actively sell and promote Christchurch and Canterbury as a premium year round travel destination.
These materials have been designed especially for you. Here you will discover the latest regional images, training resources, marketing collateral and product updates. We are committed to ensuring that you have the necessary resources to plan the 'Canterbury trip of a lifetime' for your clients and keep them coming back for more.
Christchurch and Canterbury has a wealth of tourism product that captures the finest from the alps to the ocean. Keep abreast with the latest regional offerings and changes with our informative product updates.
Our online trade directory is a comprehensive resource showcasing Christchurch and Canterbury 'export ready' tourism products. The businesses featured in this directory are devoted to ensuring your clients have the ultimate holiday experience while visiting our region.
Explore the Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism and Christchurch & Canterbury Convention Bureau image library, showcasing the landscape and activities of our spectacular region.
We are committed to ensuring that you have the appropriate tools and resources to promote Canterbury with ease. View and download our trade collateral.
In Canterbury, cruise ships can dock in 4 ports - Akaroa, Lyttelton, Kaikoura and Timaru. Each port offers stunning scenery and unique shore excursions. Akaroa, just 83km from Christchurch, is a French inspired seaside village known for its picturesque scenery, plentiful wildlife, crafts and cafés.