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Top Day Trips From Christchurch

Top Day Trips From Christchurch

Christchurch is the place to start every adventure, with unexpected gems in every direction. Discover new worlds of wonder as you explore the region and the many day trips that are only a short drive away. 

Cathedral Cliffs

Explore Hurunui

Explore the hidden gems of the Hurunui District.

Explore Hurunui

Hanmer Springs Pool Hydroslide Fun

Explore Hanmer Springs

The alpine town of Hanmer Springs, offers everything from ultimate relaxation to thrill seeking adventures.

Explore Hanmer Springs

Akaroa Harbour
Credit: Akaroa & The Bays

Akaroa-Nature’s Playground

There is so much to explore on the scenic 90 minute drive from Akaroa to Christchurch.

Explore Akaroa

Lyttelton Corsair Bay Beach

The Bays of Banks Peninsula

Take a road trip to discover the hidden gems of Banks Peninsula.

Explore Banks Peninsula

Paddle board on Lake Camp

Enjoy Mid Canterbury’s Backyard

Discover a land of outstanding contrasts in Mid Canterbury.

Explore Mid Canterbury

Kaikoura Bay

The Ultimate Day in Kaikoura

Where the mountains meet the sea! Kaikoura is blessed with vast marine wildlife, delicious seafood, passionate locals and scenic hiking tracks.

Explore Kaikōura

Couple at Devils Punchbowl

Take a Day Trip to Arthur's Pass

Arthur's Pass is all about nature and scenery and there's plenty of both to explore!

Explore Arthur's Pass

Waikuku Beach photo by Nic Oram

A Day in Waimakariri

With so much to explore in the Waimakariri District, why not make a day of it!

Explore Waimakariri

Inspire Me

Explore Your Place