Skip to content

Activities & Attractions

Activities & Attractions Search Results

Your search criteria produced 528 results

  1. Adventure South NZ

    Adventure South NZ

    For over 25 years we've been delivering active holidays in some of New Zealand's most outstanding locations. From the top of the North to the bottom of the South, our range of introductory to challenging trips mean's there's an adventure for everyone. You'll find all the Kiwi classics like the Queen Charlotte Track, Old Ghost Road, Timber Trail, Alps 2 Ocean and Otago Central Rail Trail, as well as off the beaten track itineraries. Our value filled trips are fully supported and include all accommodation, meals, transport, guides, and many activities off the trail. From the planning stages to the adventure itself, we are committed to ensuring you have the best active holiday in NZ and...
  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. Akaroa Dolphins

    Akaroa Dolphins

    Let our friendly crew, including our dolphin spotting dogs, take you on a journey of discovery through the long history of Akaroa Harbour and its inhabitants. Our luxurious & stable, low-lying catamaran ensures you have a closer encounter with the Hector’s dolphins, as well as New Zealand fur seals, penguins, seabirds, sea caves and other spectacular volcanic formations. Over the past 12 months, we’ve had a 98% success rate with dolphin sightings. If you’re among the rare few who don’t see dolphins, you can cruise again with us for free. On arrival, you will be offered a complimentary drink, including award-winning New Zealand wine, beer, low & non-alcoholic options. On the way home you...
  4. Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruises (Black Cat Cruises)

    Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruises (Black Cat Cruises)

    Depart the charming historic French township of Akaroa, just 90 minutes from Christchurch, aboard the large modern catamaran, Black Cat, into the sweeping scenic splendour of Akaroa Harbour. Enjoy your skipper’s fascinating commentary as you discover playful, rare New Zealand Hector's dolphins, fur seals, penguins and many other sea birds. Visit the startling volcanic formation of Cathedral Cave, and see everything from relics of the area’s Maori and colonial past to a modern working salmon farm of today. Two hour cruises depart daily from the Main Wharf.
  5. 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...
  6. Alpine AirBoats

    Alpine AirBoats

    Your 20 minute 'Airblast' in 'Air Force 2' our specially designed American style Airboat built right here for New Zealand's shingle riverbed conditions. Skim over shallow water that leaves seasoned jet boaters amazed. Hunting for 'gators' won't be too successful but your imagination will allow you to experience the sensation of scooting over wet stones, high above the river propelled by a 2m Whirlwind propeller driven by a 6 litre Chev V8.
  7. Alpine Explorer

    Alpine Explorer

    Aoraki/Mount Cook was named the cloud piercer by Māori. You’ll see for yourself on this flight over the Ben Ohau Mountain Range and peaks of the Southern Alps that surround this storied mountain. Your helicopter will manoeuvre you to an alpine vantage point where it’s safe for a snow landing and time to take it all in.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. Alpine Vista

    Alpine Vista

    This short scenic option is ideal if you're looking for the opportunity to touch snow and experience the thrill of a helicopter flight. Sweep through the rugged high country landscape of the Ben Ohau Mountain Range to a landing site on the snowfield high in the mountains. Enjoy the fantastic vista from this alpine setting as you look out to the mountains and glaciers, and down the valleys that were carved out by glaciers centuries ago.
  12. Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Tours | Adventure South NZ

    Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail Tours | Adventure South NZ

    From New Zealand’s highest mountain – Aoraki/Mt Cook, to the turquoise hydro-lakes and tussock-lands of the Mackenzie Country and lush farmland of the Waitaki Valley, few cycle trails offer the diversity and variety of spectacular landscapes. Choose from our tried and tested Alps to Ocean itineraries: - 6 Day Alps to Ocean Classic - 6 Day E-Bike Alps to Ocean - 7 Day Alps to Ocean End to End - 3 Day Best of the Alps to Ocean Book online or talk to our team today. Make the most of our COVID-19 deposit security with $200 refundable deposits.
  13. Alps to Ocean Classic Tour | Adventure South NZ

    Alps to Ocean Classic Tour | Adventure South NZ

    Explore some of the most scenic landscapes in New Zealand's South Island by bike on our 6 day fully supported Alps to Ocean Cycle tour. Encounter the majesty of New Zealand's highest peak, Aoraki, Mt Cook, the sweeping tussocklands of the Mackenzie Country, and the flowing rivers, vineyards, and farmland of the Waitaki Valley as you cycle towards the historic and vibrant coastal town of Oamaru on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. Included is 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners; 5 nights hotel/motel en-suite accommodation; professional qualified driver/guide; 2 professional guides/drivers on trips with 8 or more people; private vehicle transport; water and snacks while cycling. E-bikes...
  14. Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail

    Alps2Ocean Cycle Trail

    Explore the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail, which makes some of the South Island's most dramatic scenery accessible to cyclists. There's 300 km of cycling from the tussocky alpine Mackenzie Country with its turquoise lakes, through rural towns to the Pacific Ocean in historic Oamaru. From Christchurch we'll drive you to the rugged Mackenzie Country, with its alps, hydro and glacial lakes, and incredibly starry skies. Then we roll through beautiful rural townships including Omarama, Otematata, Kurow and Duntroon. Finally we make it from the alps to the ocean: the harbour in Oamaru's Victorian Precinct, before a return drive to Christchurch. The tour includes all meals and accommodation,...
  15. An Alpine Adventure Through The Majestic Arthur's Pass

    An Alpine Adventure Through The Majestic Arthur's Pass

    Begin after you arrive with an exclusive private tour of Christchurch City to discover Canterbury and its rich history through the eyes of a professional local host. Share in their stories and insight that cannot be encountered anywhere else. After an exclusive, gorgeous first night in the city in our beautiful accommodation, enjoy the next day, our curated road trip journey that allows you to be yourself and be guided from afar by us to the best spots to enjoy. Travel by the world famous TranzAlpine train to Arthurs Pass and explore one of New Zealand's most picturesque National Parks in the heart of the Southern Alps. Stay in a wilderness lodge with 4,000 acres as your backyard and...
  16. Aoraki Wilderness Escape

    Aoraki Wilderness Escape

    Stay 2 nights at the Hermitage Hotel nestled at the base of truly colossal glacier covered mountains with a view of New Zealand’s tallest mountain – Aoraki/Mount Cook. Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight around New Zealand’s tallest mountains (with alpine landing), observe the incredible night sky on a stargazing tour and indulge in a locally sourced 3 course dinner at Alpine Restaurant. Explore The Road Trips’ favourite walks in the National Park or simply relax at the Hermitage Hotel. This is the mini break we all deserve.
  17. Aotea Gifts - Christchurch

    Aotea Gifts - Christchurch

    Our range of merchandise is extensive, and we have everything from fashion, to food to trinkets. We want travellers to be able to collect and capture tangible memories from their New Zealand experience. At Aotea Gifts, customer service is our priority. This ensures a trustworthy, credible, and world-class Kiwi retail experience for our customers. We're also online so all products and brands are available to anyone in the world. The store is staffed by a team who understand our customer’s needs and provide a great New Zealand shopping experience. Our team speak a variety of languages, but we like our products to speak for themselves.
  18. Aotea Gifts - Tekapo

    Aotea Gifts - Tekapo

    At Aotea Gifts, you can find everything from fashion, skincare and health products, to gifts and trinkets. Our Tekapo store sells locally made crafts and gifts, and stocks a wonderful range of Merino wool clothing. We provide an extensive range of products because we want travellers to be able to collect and capture tangible memories from their New Zealand experience. Come and visit us today. We are multilingual, and will do our best to meet your shopping needs. We're also online so all products and brands are available to anyone in the world.
  19. Arthur's Pass Alpine Hike Guided Tour - Hiking New Zealand - 4 days

    Arthur's Pass Alpine Hike Guided Tour - Hiking New Zealand - 4 days

    Hike in the heart of the Southern Alps at Arthur’s Pass. Our route traverses beech forests and sub alpine river flats, passing by open scree summits and picturesque tarns. This is a challenging route that takes us up the Edwards Valley before crossing the main divide into the wild headwaters of the Otehake River. The trail passes through an alpine wilderness of craggy peaks, mountain streams and tussock meadows before descending into the broad river flats of the Hawdon Valley. On this hike you will experience a remarkable piece of New Zealand that few get to see. Savour the breathtaking vistas of unspoiled backcountry along a trail that is forever changing and guaranteed to provide...
  20. Arthur's Pass Day Tour & Tranz Alpine Train with Canterbury Trails

    Arthur's Pass Day Tour & Tranz Alpine Train with Canterbury Trails

    Picked up from your accommodation you are transferred to Arthur's Pass by TranzAlpine train. The journey across the Canterbury Plains and through the Waimakariri gorge is spectacular before you make your way to the high mountains of the Southern Alps and Arthur's Pass where you will be met by your Canterbury Trails guide. After exploring the village, Otira Gorge and finding the cheeky Kea (Alpine Parrot), you have the option of taking a number of short walks or one longer hike in the National Park to discover the unique flora and bird life of this ruggedly beautiful area. Lunch is enjoyed at a high country pub with spectacular vistas before we meander back to Christchurch via Lake Pearson...
< 5D6DACB5-F90A-4906-A658-3CFFABC2F5D1