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  1. Helijet - Garden City Helicopters Christchurch

    Helijet - Garden City Helicopters Christchurch

    If you thrive on excitement and adventure then the adrenaline overload heli-jet experience is perfect for you. After take-off you will enjoy views of Christchurch City and in the distance the spectacular Southern Alps as your pilot whisks you away to the banks of the Waimakariri River. Waiting for you will be the award-winning Alpine Jet Thrills team, ready to blast you down the magnificent braided river at great speed and under great control with their highly trained driver. Drift around the sweeping river bends in just a few centimeters of water and experience 360 degree spins whilst you immerse yourself in the magnificent landscape. Then it’s back on board for the return flight....
  2. Akaroa Day Tour and Harbour Cruise with Canterbury Trails

    Akaroa Day Tour and Harbour Cruise with Canterbury Trails

    Travel to Akaroa (New Zealand's only attempted French settlement). Pass through Banks Peninsula on the summit route which gives spectacular views. Arriving at Akaroa which sits in an ancient volcanic crater formed 6 million years ago. From the main wharf in boats depart for a Nature Cruise on the harbour. See Dolphins, penguins, seals, local bird life & learn more about the local history from your boat skipper. Explore the charming 175 year old harbour side village with it’s museum of settlers history, art & craft shops & studios before enjoying lunch at an award winning cafe. On the journey back to Christchurch we visit the Cheese Factory at Barry’s Bay. Courtesy city hotel/homestay...
  3. Albatross Encounter

    Albatross Encounter

    Kaikoura has a greater variety of seabird species within a small area than anywhere along the New Zealand coastline. It is Kaikoura's proximity to the deep ocean canyon systems which is largely responsible for providing the abundant wildlife which has led to Kaikoura becoming a "must visit" destination. A large array of seabirds, including albatross (up to 10 species) petrels, shearwaters, prions and much more can be found within easy reach of our shores. The Albatross Encounter enables you to get up close to the seabirds, allowing for some fantastic photo opportunities. What sets this tour apart from other birdwatching tours by boat is the range of species sighted in a very short...
  4. Alpine Jet Thrills - Braided Shallows

    Alpine Jet Thrills - Braided Shallows

    Braided Shallows - Christchurch. Choose from our brand new AirBoat operation - just like the ‘gator huntin’ AirBoats in the Everglades of Florida USA, or the Kiwi born and bred Jet Boat skimming the shallows of the Waimakariri River, Braided Shallows. Just 15 mins from the CBD located in the Waimakariri Regional Park. Features: AirBoat experiences range from 20 - 30mins. JetBoat experiences range from 20 - 90 mins. Corporate Team Building & Incentive events (including catering). Combo deals available for groups.
  5. Alpine Jet Thrills - Canyon Safaris

    Alpine Jet Thrills - Canyon Safaris

    Skim across the turquoise waters, soak in the towering cliff faces that make up the mountains of the Southern Alps and marvel as waterfalls cascade to join the mighty Waimakariri River. Your jet boating experience offers a diverse combination of a scenic sensory experience and adrenaline pumping exhilaration! Explore jet boating history at our base at Jet Boat World. Features: AirBoat experiences range from 20 - 30 mins. JetBoat experiences range from 20 - 90 mins. Conference Facilities available at Jet Boat World. Corporate Team Building & Incentive events (including catering). Combo deals available for groups.
  6. Alpine Safari Tour

    Alpine Safari Tour

    For a journey you’ll never forget, join Hassle-free Tours on an Alpine Safari Tour: a great opportunity to experience life and adventure in the Southern Alps. You are collected from your central Christchurch accommodation and taken on a scenic journey into the Southern Alps. Our friendly local guide provides an entertaining and informative commentary throughout your journey. Once in the mountains, you'll experience the thrill of a jet boat ride, an off-road 4WD adventure, a guided walk and enjoy a kiwi-style lunch at a country café before boarding the world famous Tranz Alpine train for a stunning trip back through the mountains and across the Canterbury Plains. This is a 'once in a...
  7. Bike the Central Otago Trails - PureTrails NZ

    Bike the Central Otago Trails - PureTrails NZ

    Cycle 191km+ around Central Otago’s stunning lakes & rivers. Take in the spectacular scenery of the Wakatipu Basin. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere of Wanaka. Explore the small communities of Arrowtown & Clyde. Travel through the stunning Roxburgh Gorge by bicycle and jet boat. Indulge in fresh Central Otago produce and local wines. Dial out and enjoy a week away in this most stunning part of New Zealand. Start and finish from either Christchurch or Queenstown.
  8. Canterbury Trails - Kaikoura Day Tour - Whale Watch Cruise or Flight

    Canterbury Trails - Kaikoura Day Tour - Whale Watch Cruise or Flight

    Depart Christchurch and travel through the beautiful rural pastoral scenes of North Canterbury to Kaikoura where the mountains meet the sea. At Kaikoura, a whale watch cruise or flight is made and you will look out for the majestic Sperm Whales and Dusky Dolphins. Sightings can also include Southern Right, Humpback, and Pilot whales. Visit the Kaikoura Peninsula where sightings can be made of the New Zealand Fur Seals. After your cruise or flight, enjoy a café lunch and then experience some local wines in the Waipara Valley with its spectacular views of the sprawling North Canterbury farming countryside to the mountains beyond, before returning to Christchurch.
  9. Christchurch Helicopters - Jet Boat Experience

    Christchurch Helicopters - Jet Boat Experience

    New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery, including intricate river systems and fast-flowing rapids. This tour takes you on an amazing scenic flight over the Canterbury Plains before arriving at the Waimakariri Gorge for an adrenalin-packed Jet Boat or Air Boat ride. It’s the ultimate Kiwi experience. Our pilots will personalise this experience for you by sharing their local knowledge and insights of our big backyard as you fly over remarkable sights and landmarks. We have plenty to share with you and can’t wait for you to experience it. *Price includes Jet Boat or Air Boat adventure ride.
  10. Christchurch History To Alpine Thermal Pool Relaxation

    Christchurch History To Alpine Thermal Pool Relaxation

    A 3 day 2 night journey, all details arranged for you to simply drive and enjoy. Includes a first day exclusive private tour of Christchurch City and its surrounds with a professional local host, boutique evening accommodation in the heart of Christchurch, car hire delivered outside your accommodation front door ready for your self-drive journey on day 2 from Christchurch to Maruia. Enjoy a wine tasting at Pegasus Bay Winery, a thrilling jet boat ride on the Waiau river and a scenic drive through Lewis Pass en route to Maruia Springs for your afternoon and overnight experience of relaxation and luxury. Your 2nd night experience includes a chef prepared evening meal and unlimited spa access...
  11. Dolphin Encounter

    Dolphin Encounter

    Kaikoura is famous for marine mammals and birdlife and is regarded as the best place in New Zealand to view whales, albatross and to swim with dolphins. The Dolphin Encounter tour offers swimming with the dusky dolphins but if swimming is not for you, watching from the comfort of the boat is equally as special an experience. Tours operate three times a day in the summer months at 5.30am, 8.30am and 12.30pm and two times a day in the winter months at 8.30am and 12.30pm. Swimmers are provided with a full wetsuit, snorkel, mask and fins and only need to bring their own swimsuit, towel and small gear bag for their clothing, to take on the boat with them. Previous snorkelling experience is...
  12. Driftwood Eco-Tours, 5 Day Tour Kaikoura

    Driftwood Eco-Tours, 5 Day Tour Kaikoura

    Where the Seaward Kaikōura Range meets the Kaikoura Canyon, is an area steeped in heritage. This tour will introduce you to the area’s kaitiaki. Highlights include: - Meeting Rebekah and David Kelly of Woodchester farm, who will share their experience of the 2016 earthquake, which caused a slip to block the Leader River, forming Lake Rebekah. - Visiting Ferniehurst Farm where you can take a ‘selfie’ at the foot of a 120 year old Eucalyptus. - Visiting historic musterer’s huts and take in views over Muzzle and Molesworth Station. Your guides will share intriguing stories of the early settlers. - Scenic helicopter flight - Private boat charter to view the Hutton's...
  13. Hanmer Springs Jet Boating

    Hanmer Springs Jet Boating

    Our Hanmer Springs Jet Boat ride takes you through narrow gorges and over rapids and braided shallows in the spectacular Waiau River Canyon. Experience travelling across just centimetres of water or rotating through a 360 degree spin in this action-packed experience. A must-do activity suited to both thrillseekers and families. North Canterbury’s foremost adventure activity base, Hanmer Springs Attractions offers qualified and professional guides, a strong commitment to health & safety and Qualmark Gold and AdventureMark accreditation. With seven adventure activities available and only 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch, Hanmer Springs Attractions is the perfect choice for action-packed...
  14. Hanmer Springs Rafting

    Hanmer Springs Rafting

    Get set for a 2-hour fully-guided Hanmer Springs Rafting trip along the gentle rapids of the Grade 2 Waiau River. This fun-filled activity is action packed with rock jump and return jet boat ride included. A must-do adventure perfect for all ages, especially families. North Canterbury’s foremost adventure activity base, Hanmer Springs Attractions offers qualified and professional guides, a strong commitment to health & safety and Qualmark Gold and AdventureMark accreditation. With seven adventure activities available and only 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch, Hanmer Springs Attractions is the perfect choice for action-packed fun with friends or family.
  15. Hassle-free Tours

    Hassle-free Tours

    Offering unique tours of Christchurch and Canterbury, Hassle-free Tours believe that a tour is about more than just spectacular scenery. Their friendly and knowledgeable team aim to create memorable experiences that will last a life-time! Between discovering Christchurch in a restored double-decker bus to speeding through the Waimak Gorge in a jet boat, there are options to suit everyone’s interests. A favourite among visitors to New Zealand is the unique Lord of the Rings Tour, which ventures into the Canterbury high country for an exciting 4WD ride to the filming location of Edoras, the capital city for the Rohan people in the film trilogy. Hassle-free Tours look forward to...
  16. Jet Boat World

    Jet Boat World

    Jet Boat World is a hands-on journey through jet boating history, told like nowhere else in New Zealand. Jet Boat World is part of Alpine Jet Thrills base located at Springfield Adventure Park in the very place where so much of the early development and experimental jet boating took place at Woodstock Beach on the Waimakariri River, here in Canterbury, New Zealand. Jet Boat World has been established to protect and promote the cultural significance of New Zealand's role in introducing the jet boat to the world. See Bill Hamilton's last jet boat. Touch the first purpose built racing jet boat to break 100mph in New Zealand. Compare the old wooden boats and early centrifugal jet pumps to...
  17. Kaikoura Helicopters  - Accommodation, whale watch and helicopter

    Kaikoura Helicopters - Accommodation, whale watch and helicopter

    Accommodation and Mountains to the Sea. Stay. Enjoy a one nights luxury stay at The Fairways Luxury Hotel Apartments. Experience. Includes a Whale Watch experience by boat (3.5hrs) + a mountain top landing on Mt Fyffe by helicopter (40mins). Majestic marine life and spectacular views of Kaikōura from above with snow landing during the winter months, this really is a combo worth experiencing. Eat. And when you've completed your boat trip and flight head along to Poppy's Cafe and receive a 15% discount of your purchase of homemade meals or ice creams.
  18. Milford Sound flights from Lake Tekapo

    Milford Sound flights from Lake Tekapo

    Our Lake Tekapo to Milford Sound return flight-seeing tour is ideal if you have limited time as driving from Tekapo to Milford takes 8 hours. Scenic flights follow the majestic Southern Alps to Milford Sound via the Mount Aspiring National Park. Enjoy amazing views from your own window seat while your pilot provides entertaining and informative commentary. You’ll see snowy mountains, blue lakes, alpine valleys, glaciers, rainforests, and the wild Tasman Sea of the West Coast. A tour of the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks can also be included. Flights usually stop in Milford Sound for 30 minutes, so you can enjoy the stunning views of the fiord and towering mountains. A boat...
  19. Punting on the Avon

    Punting on the Avon

    Punting on the Avon is Christchurch's iconic river tour and one of the city's most loved attractions. Sink back into the seats of your punt, relax and let your thoughts drift away as you travel slowly along the river propelled by a skilled punter in Edwardian attire. Take in the stunning scenery of the Botanic Gardens, get up close to the river's wildlife and listen to the thoughtful commentary from your punter. This eco-friendly attraction is a luxurious way to see the city from a new perspective. The 30-minute tour departs from and ends at the historic Antigua Boat Sheds in the central city. Perfect for all ages, this blissful activity is not to be missed by locals or visitors....
  20. Arthurs Pass Day Tour with TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

    Arthurs Pass Day Tour with TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

    Experience the TranzAlpine train journey on a guided day tour from Christchurch. Travel by road to Springfield. Board the TranzAlpine train to travel through the Southern Alps to Arthur’s Pass - admire the stunning alpine scenery through panoramic windows. From Arthur’s Pass, tour the snow-capped Southern Alps in Arthur’s Pass National Park, pausing for photo stops along the way. Visit the old village of Otira before returning to Arthur’s Pass for lunch. Explore the picturesque village of Arthur’s Pass and some of the many local walks. On the return drive to Christchurch, visit a High Country Sheep Farm for afternoon tea and experience an exhilarating Jet Boat Ride (optional extra) on the...
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