Christchurch is a vibrant, energetic city where urban regeneration, creativity and innovation thrive.
Picture amazing street art, innovative projects, a booming hospitality scene and state-of-the-art architecture that is changing the way the city looks, feels and functions.
Canterbury prides itself as one of the most accessible regions in New Zealand. Home to the second largest city in the country, Christchurch, the region has everything you need for an authentic Kiwi experience.
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.
Voted NZ's Best Ski Resort three years in a row (2015, 2016 & 2017), Mt Hutt boasts wide open terrain for all ski and snowboard ability levels. Superb conditions, spectacular terrain and laid back kiwi hospitality will leave you dreaming for more...
Bike - Explore - Stargaze - Twizel Mackenzie Region.
Cycling - rent a bike, book a half day or full day Alps2Ocean trip.
Exploring - take a scenic tour with us.
Stargazing - Amazing Stars Tour in Twizel's International Dark Sky Reserve.
Day tour from Christchurch into Arthurs Pass National Park on the Tranz Alpine train and enjoy hiking and a picnic in a scenic location and return via Highway 73 passing through classic Alpine scenery. Option to do farm visit, jet boat or golf.
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
New Zealand’s Biggest volume Grade 5 rapids guaranteed on every trip! If experiencing a real ‘off the beaten track’ Kiwi adventure is on your bucket list then Rangitata Rafts is the place for you! This half day trip will tick all your adventure boxes
Air Rangitata offers scenic flights and charters from our base in Mid Canterbury, in the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. Our high wing Cessna 206 aircraft has seating for five passengers and provides fantastic views.
Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. Hot Air Ballooning is a magical experience and a flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the fertile Canterbury plains to the Southern Alps. Close to Christchurch courtesy transfers
Garden City Helicopters deliver the best views by helicopter over Christchurch and Canterbury. Choose from a flight over the city to whale watching, jetboating or winery lunches. Airport transfers to the luxury lodges of Annandale and Otahuna.
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.
Pohatu is the Largest Little Penguin colony on mainland NZ. Join an evening tour and learn of penguin conservation. Unique viewing in this undisturbed environment of penguins returning from sea. Other wildlife e.g Yellow Eyed penguins are often seen.
The award winning "Grand Traverse" of Mount Cook and the glaciers flying over 200kms of New Zealand’s most spectacular alpine scenery. The "flight of a lifetime". Charter flight options available including Milford Sound, Queenstown & West Coast.
Swim with wild Fur Seals in the shallow waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula. Recently listed as one of Lonely Planets Top 10 'Best Marine Encounters' Worldwide. This is an experience you do not want to miss! No experience necessary!
Open 7 days, the cellar door is right on picturesque Hurunui vineyard bike trail. Walk, bike or drive in to taste wines, enjoy a rustic platter and glass of wine at the cellar door or take a picnic on the trail to see spectacular Waipara Valley views