Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism Trade Directory

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    • Boat Cruises, Other Wildlife, Whale Watching in Kaikoura

    Whale Watch Kaikoura Ltd

    Whale Watch is New Zealand's only vessel-based whale watching company offering visitors an exciting up-close encounter with the world’s largest toothed predator the Giant Sperm Whale in their natural environment at all times of the year.

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    • Urban and Scenic Attractions, Gardens, Heritage Attractions in Christchurch

    Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tour

    Welcome Aboard the Botanic Gardens Tour. Experience the natural beauty of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on board our electric vehicles.

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    • Spas/Health Resorts and Thermal Bathing Pools in Lake Tekapo

    Tekapo Springs Hot Pools

    Tekapo Springs five hot pools overlook beautiful Lake Tekapo and the Two Thumb range. Ranging from 28-39 degrees, our pools provide the best in relaxation with a view.

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    • Walking & Hiking, Urban and Scenic Attractions in Christchurch

    Christchurch Gondola

    Soar suspended above the suburbs as the birds fly beneath your cabin. The Christchurch Gondola whisks you nearly a kilometre to the Crater Rim at the top of the Port Hills with stunning 360° views.

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    • Stargazing in Aoraki Mount Cook

    Big Sky Stargazing

    Mount Cook is far from city lights and therefore has some of the darkest skies in New Zealand - perfect for viewing the night sky! Big Sky Stargazing tours operate within the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.

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    • Penguins, Urban and Scenic Attractions in Christchurch

    International Antarctic Centre

    Experience amazing Antarctica without leaving Christchurch! A 'Must Do' experience and interactive fun for visitors of all ages. Antarctic Gallery, 'Antarctica' Snow & Ice, Storm, Hagglund Ride, 4D Theatre, Historic Hut exhibit & Little Blue Penguins

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    • Rafting in Christchurch

    Rangitata Rafts

    Spectacular Lord of the Rings scenery combined with the thrill of rafting some of New Zealand’s most exciting whitewater, delicious meals and an amazing atmosphere - the perfect rafting adventure.

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    • Jet Boating in Christchurch

    Jet Thrills

    Jet boating only 15 minutes from Christchurch. Shallow twisting streams, turquoise blue water, north-west arch, swaying broom, the mighty river has it all.

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    • Spas/Health Resorts and Thermal Bathing Pools in Hanmer Springs

    Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa

    Extensive complex with naturally heated thermal mineral waters in 15 outdoor pools, freshwater pools and activity areas including waterslides. Winner in the 2006, 2005 and 2004 New Zealand Tourism Awards and ASPA award 2008 Best Natural Bathing Spa.

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    • Gardens, Heritage Attractions, Urban and Scenic Attractions in Christchurch

    Punting on the Avon

    An iconic Christchurch activity not to be missed. Admire the beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens or the changing face of the city centre as you are expertly guided gently along the Avon River on our authentic Edwardian punting tours.

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    • Off Road Driving Adventure in Aoraki Mount Cook

    Tasman Valley 4WD & Argo Tours

    A unique 4WD & Argo (8 wheel all terrain vehicle - ATV) adventure with close up views of the Tasman Glacier and its gigantic moraine walls. Guarranteed to provide spectacular photo opportunities in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

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    • Kayaking, Seals, Bird Watching, Dolphins, Penguins in Kaikoura

    Kaikoura Kayaks

    Kaikoura's Original Kayak Operator Est 1998. Award winning 1/2 day guided sea kayaking tours to view Fur Seals. 100% viewing success. Chance encounters with dolphins, penguins and albatross. Stay warm and dry in your enclosed stable double sea Kayak

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    • Scenic Flights, Whale Watching in Kaikoura

    Wings Over Whales Kaikoura

    Experience the Majestic Sperm Whale, playful Dusky Dolphin and Kaikoura's incredible scenery from above! Wings Over Whales Kaikoura provide whale watching and scenic flights from comfortable, safe, high-winged aircraft.

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    • Museums in Aoraki Mount Cook

    The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre

    A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, humanitarian, ambassador and one of the world’s greatest explorers, the centre showcases the Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the universe. It also features a 3D theatre and planetarium.

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    • Bungy in Hanmer Springs

    Hanmer Springs Bungy

    Experience the adrenaline high on the way down and pure elation on the return bounce! Leap off the historic Ferry Bridge for a 35 metre free fall to the stunning river canyon below.

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    • Skiing, Snowboarding, Theme/Leisure Park in Lake Tekapo

    Tekapo Springs Tube Park

    Tekapo Springs tube park offers an adrenaline filled ride! Fly down our 150 metre by 50 metre snow slope over winter (June - September) or race down New Zealand's only summer tube ride over summer (October - May). Fun for all ages!

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    • Zoos, Other Wildlife in Christchurch

    Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

    Experience native New Zealand with New Zealand's Big 5 wildlife - the kiwi, kaka, tuatara. kea and takahe. Kiwi viewing guaranteed. Wander the reserve, feed the animals, take a guided kiwi tour and enjoy a Maori Cultural Experience.

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    • Dolphins in Akaroa

    Swimming with Dolphins (Black Cat Cruises)

    Swim with one of the world's smallest and rarest dolphins in Akaroa Harbour, just 90 minutes from Christchurch.

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    • Stargazing in Lake Tekapo

    Earth & Sky Stargazing & Observatory Tours

    Guides will inspire you with facts about neighbouring stars, galaxies, star clusters, and planets. Join us for a premier 'hands-on' astronomy experience at one of our two Observatory locations. Let us show you our window to the Universe.

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    • Heritage Attractions, Cultural Attractions, Study/Education, Arts & Crafts, Walking & Hiking in Kaikoura

    Maori Tours Kaikoura

    If you want to learn more about Maori people, their traditions and way of life, Kaikoura is a great place to do this. Maori Tours Kaikoura have a sound reputation and offer tours and experiences that are natural, personal and not to be missed.

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