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Map of the Canterbury Regions Hurunui & Hanmer Springs Waimakariri Arthur's Pass & Selwyn Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Mid-Canterbury Aoraki Mt Cook Mackenzie South Canterbury CHRISTCHURCH Kaikōura

Kaikōura

A 3 hours' drive north from Christchurch, you'll find Kaikōura - New Zealand's leading eco-tourism destination, with an amazing variety of marine and birdlife along its dramatic rugged coastline.
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Akaroa & Banks Peninsula

Banks Peninsula is one of New Zealand's most unique landforms. With endless hills, bays and hidden bush, this is Nature's Playground right on Christchurch's doorstep.
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Arthur's Pass & Selwyn

From the majestic Southern Alps and Arthur's Pass, down the braided Rakaia and Waimakariri rivers and over the patchwork Canterbury plains to the vast coastal lake of Lake Ellesmere, Selwyn is the place to explore!
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Hurunui & Hanmer Springs

A place of relaxation and adventure for generations, Hurunui and Hanmer Springs is a premier Canterbury destination. With rugged coastlines, lush forests, thermal pools, and wineries – this area is popular year-round.
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Mackenzie

Clearest starry skies, highest mountains, vivid turquoise lakes, expansive golden grasslands - welcome to the Mackenzie Region!
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Mid Canterbury

From the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean, with stunning snow-capped Mt Hutt and bordered by impressive braided rivers and crystal clear lakes, Mid Canterbury offers an inspiring range of activities, complemented by genuine New Zealand hospitality.
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South Canterbury

A destination for families, foodies and adventure seekers, South Canterbury is the place to explore.
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Waimakariri

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch’s hustle and bustle is a region of vast natural beauty, slower paced country towns and beach settlements all offering their own unique experience.
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Christchurch

Ōtautahi Christchurch is the city of exploration, a refreshing urban centre full of new secrets to discover. If you haven’t been here in a while, you’re in for a surprise. The city has been through some massive changes in the past few years, and the time has come to explore it all.
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Our Districts

Hero Christchurch Port Hills Standing Climbing

Christchurch - Your Basecamp for Exploration

Ōtautahi Christchurch is the city of exploration, a refreshing urban centre full of new secrets to discover. If you haven’t been here in a while, you’re in for a surprise. The city has been through some massive changes in the past few years, and the time has come to explore it all.
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  • Sunrise in Kaikoura

    Kaikōura

    A 3 hours' drive north from Christchurch, you'll find Kaikōura - New Zealand's leading eco-tourism destination, with an amazing variety of marine and birdlife along its dramatic rugged coastline.
  • Akaroa Harbour

    Akaroa & Banks Peninsula

    Banks Peninsula is one of New Zealand's most unique landforms. With endless hills, bays and hidden bush, this is Nature's Playground right on Christchurch's doorstep.
  • Couple at Lake Pearson

    Arthur's Pass & Selwyn

    From the majestic Southern Alps and Arthur's Pass, down the braided Rakaia and Waimakariri rivers and over the patchwork Canterbury plains to the vast coastal lake of Lake Ellesmere, Selwyn is the place to explore!
  • Ferry Bridge Hanmer Springs

    Hurunui & Hanmer Springs

    A place of relaxation and adventure for generations, Hurunui and Hanmer Springs is a premier Canterbury destination. With rugged coastlines, lush forests, thermal pools, and wineries – this area is popular year-round.
  • Mackenzie Twizel Mirrored Lake photo by Rachel Stewart

    Mackenzie

    Clearest starry skies, highest mountains, vivid turquoise lakes, expansive golden grasslands - welcome to the Mackenzie Region!
  • Lake Heron Mid Canterbury

    Mid Canterbury

    From the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean, with stunning snow-capped Mt Hutt and bordered by impressive braided rivers and crystal clear lakes, Mid Canterbury offers an inspiring range of activities, complemented by genuine New Zealand hospitality.
  • South Canterbury Braided River

    South Canterbury

    A destination for families, foodies and adventure seekers, South Canterbury is the place to explore.
  • Waimakariri Family Cycling

    Waimakariri

    Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch’s hustle and bustle is a region of vast natural beauty, slower paced country towns and beach settlements all offering their own unique experience.