Canterbury Short Walks
Explore our big backyard by foot
Canterbury is made for outdoor recreation - with rolling countryside, lush green spaces, brilliant blue waterways, and a dynamic alpine environment.
Spot whales along the coast in Kaikoura, breathe in the alpine air in Hanmer Springs and listen to Kea calls in Arthur's Pass, just a few experiences ready for you to discover on the short walks in the Canterbury region.
Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll or a more strenuous hike, there's something for every energy level. Discover what the various districts of Canterbury have to offer.