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Autumn Must Dos In Christchurch

Top 7 Autumn Activities Around Christchurch

Christchurch delivers an amazing Autumn experience with gold and red hues dominating the city. So, before winter steals the show, seize the opportunity to bask in the last of the longer daylight hours with our top 7 autumn must dos! Get ready to leaf all your worries behind and embrace the season of beauty! 

Botanic Gardens

Take a deep breath and soak up the crisp, fresh air while marveling at the season's kaleidoscope of colours during a relaxing stroll through Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens. And for those young at heart, why not relive your childhood memories by jumping into piles of crunchy, fallen leaves? It's the perfect way to let loose and have some autumnal fun!

Day Trip To A Winery

Autumn is harvest time for our vineyards and is a great opportunity to head out of the city for a few hours sipping award-winning vintages at some of North Canterbury’s superb wineries. Enjoy wine tastings, delicious food and gorgeous scenery - how good!

Grab A Bike

Calling all thrill-seekers and nature lovers! The Port Hills boast an abundance of tracks tailored for both technical and non-technical riders, with the added perk of awe-inspiring views! And what better time to hit the trails than during autumn's ideal weather conditions? So, gear up and get ready to experience an adrenaline rush while immersing yourself in the epic scenery. It's time to pump up those pedals and embark on an unforgettable adventure!

Head To The Hills

Christchurch is filled with fantastic tracks to explore. With an array of trails catering to all energy levels, you're sure to find the perfect adventure for you! Whether you're seeking a leisurely stroll or a more vigorous hike through rugged landscapes, the hills have it all! And with the longer days slowly slipping away, there's no better time to soak up the sunshine and bask in the glory of the great outdoors. So, grab your walking shoes and get ready to discover the magic of Christchurch's magnificent tracks!

Farmers’ Markets

If you're looking for a taste of the local scene, then you simply can't miss Christchurch’s flourishing Farmers’ Markets. Here, you'll find a range of fresh, in-season produce that will thrill your taste buds and nourish your soul. From plump, juicy fruits to crisp, leafy greens, these markets have it all! And if you're in the mood for some artisanal delights or homemade treats, then you're in luck! These markets boast an array of homemade goods, including jams, bread, cheese, and much more. Get ready to fill your baskets!

Café Scene

Christchurch's café scene is undoubtedly one of the city's biggest draws for both locals and visitors alike. The city is home to a plethora of cute, quirky, and chic cafés that cater to all tastes and preferences. Whether you're in the mood for a quick caffeine fix, a leisurely brunch, or a sweet treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, you'll find it all in Christchurch's bustling café culture. Many of the cafés boast gorgeous outdoor seating areas, perfect for soaking in the last of the sunshine, while others offer intimate indoor ambiance that's perfect for getting some work done or catching up with friends. 

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Autumn Light Photo Shoot

Are you ready to capture the magic of Christchurch in autumn? Grab your camera and get ready to snap some stunning shots in the soft light and vibrant leaves. Head to any of the beautiful spots mentioned above, or your local park - don't forget to kick up some leaves for that classic autumn shot! Whether you're a professional photographer or just love to snap some shots for the 'gram, a Christchurch autumn photoshoot is a must-do activity that's sure to leave you with memories to treasure.