Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism Trade Directory

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

    Tekapo Springs Tube Park

    Tekapo Springs Snow Tube Park offers an adrenaline filled ride! Fly down our 150 metre snow slope over winter (June - September). Fun for all ages!

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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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    • 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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    • Study/Education, Heritage Attractions, Walking & Hiking, Cultural Attractions, Arts & Crafts 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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    • 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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    • Scenic Flights in Christchurch

    Garden City Helicopters

    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.

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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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    • 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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    • Urban and Scenic Attractions, Off Road Driving Adventure in Christchurch

    Hassle-free Tours Ltd

    Hassle-free Tours offers unique, fun and exciting tours of New Zealand in the South Island. Based out of Christchurch, full and half day tours explore both the city and surrounding countryside—a great way for visitors to see this beautiful region.

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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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    • Boat Cruises, Penguins, Dolphins, Seals, Other Wildlife in Akaroa

    Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruises (Black Cat Cruises)

    Cruise around an extinct volcanic crater, see the world's smallest dolphins, penguins and seals all in stunning scenery. Cruises are narrated by your skipper. Operated by award winning Black Cat.

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    • Boat Cruises, Seals in Kaikoura

    Seal Swim Kaikoura

    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!

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    • Boat Cruises in Aoraki Mount Cook

    Glacier Explorers

    An amazing encounter with New Zealand’s largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier and it's rapidly growing terminal lake. View icebergs of every shape and size periodically as they tear away from the glacier amongst incredible mountain views.

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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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    • 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 Lake Tekapo

    Tekapo Springs Hot Pools

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

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    • Skiing, Snowboarding in Methven

    Mt Hutt Ski Area

    Voted NZ's Best Ski Resort in 2015 & 2016, 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.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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