Activities in Canterbury, New Zealand. Canterbury, NZ Activities types include: Air, Helicopter & Balloon, Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Family Friendly, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Heath & Beauty, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities, Shore Excursions.

Canterbury New Zealand Activities

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International Antarctic Centre

International Antarctic Centre

Attraction - Christchurch

The International Antarctic Centre is your destination for authentic, interactive fun and provides an exciting experience of Antarctica for visitors of all ages. It doesn't matter whether you're 2 or 92 - there's hours of fun here for everyone! You'll visit 'Antarctica' the snow and ice experience, survive an Antarctic Storm, learn about life in modern day Antarctica and Scott Base, and hang out with Little Blue Penguins! More...

Weka Pass Railway

Weka Pass Railway

Attraction - Waipara

Experience a great day out for the whole family on a trip on the Weka Pass Railway. This is a historic rural railway using both vintage steam and diesel-electric locomotives on 12.8 km of scenic line, through the unique limestone beauty of the Weka Pass out of Waipara, where superior weather patterns provide crystal clear air and high sunshine hours. More...

Mount Cook Scenic Flight

Mount Cook Scenic Flight

Air Tour - Wanaka - Starting from NZ $435.00 per person

A breathtaking flight following the Southern Alps right to New Zealand's highest Peak of 3753 metres. Magnificent views of the world famous Fox, Franz and Tasman Glaciers. Departs from either Wanaka or Makarora. More...

3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour

3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour

Multi-day Coach Tour - South Island

A three day tour offering the best the South Island has to give. Travel to Mount Cook, Queenstown, Milford and Dunedin before returning to Christchurch More...

Premier Helicopter Whale Watch

Premier Helicopter Whale Watch

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Kaikoura - Starting from $650.00 per person

Soar above it all on our longest and most exclusive helicopter tour for an unforgettable adventure viewing amazing wildlife and scenery. This 60 minute trip over stunning Kaikoura takes in ocean and mountains in a one of a kind adventure that has you orbiting sperm whales and viewing playful marine life, then heading to the mountains for an alpine landing for the chance to walk around for incredible views in a remote and rugged location. Slowly orbit and view the entire whale on this extended... More...

Kaikoura Swim with Dolphins Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Swim with Dolphins Tour from Christchurch

Swim with Dolphins - Christchurch - Starting from $350.00 per person

Discover magnificent marine wildlife out on the South Pacific Ocean during this 12-hour Kaikoura dolphin swim from Christchurch. Travel through the rolling hills of North Canterbury to the rugged coastline of Kaikoura — the perfect place to view New Zealand’s dolphins, seals and birdlife in the wild. With warm wetsuit on, hop aboard your boat and learn from your guide the tricks used to encourage interaction with the graceful and curious dolphins. Dive to the depths below, snorkel over the... More...


Hanmer Springs Jetboat and Bungy Jump combo

Hanmer Springs Jetboat and Bungy Jump combo

Jet Boating - Hanmer Springs - Starting from $269.00 per person

Jetboat the entire length of Hanmer's spectacular Waiau Gorge. Take in the magnificent scenery, then hold on while you experience the famous Hamilton jet spin. This beautiful alpine river features narrow gorges, braided shallows and white water rapids. Travel over 30 kilometres of exciting jetboating and spectacular scenery. Your journey on the water lasts at least 30 minutes and you should allow 1 hour for the whole experience including the safety briefing. 

At 35 metres high the... More...


Christchurch Gondola Ride

Christchurch Gondola Ride

Attraction - Christchurch - Starting from $28.00 per person

Celebrate the recovery of Christchurch following the 2011 earthquake, and take a trip aboard the Christchurch Gondola. The upgraded cable car takes you on a scenic journey to the Port Hills crater rim and Mt Cavendish summit, giving you fabulous views of Christchurch's dramatically changed cityscape. See Canterbury Plains and Lyttelton Harbour unfold as you rise to the revamped summit complex, on the crater rim of Christchurch's famous extinct volcano. To see even more of Christchurch, add a... More...

Arthur's Pass Day Tour including TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

Arthur's Pass Day Tour including TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

Day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $400.00 per person

Enjoy a Sightseeing tour to Arthur’s Pass through the spectacular scenery of the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps. Journey on one of the world’s greatest train journeys, lunch in an Alpine Village nestled in the heart of the Southern Alps. Whizz through the Waimakariri Gorge on an exhilarating jet boat ride and then visit a high country sheep farm for a farm tour and afternoon tea, you might even be allowed to have a go at shearing a sheep. More...

Maori Guided Walking Tour in Auckland

Maori Guided Walking Tour in Auckland

Walking Tour - Auckland - Starting from $40.00 per person

Experience the cultural heart of Auckland, on our 2-hour "Home Fires of Tāmaki" walking tour. A short trip from the hustle of the central city, this magnificent whenua (land) is one of Auckland’s most tranquil locations. Your experienced guide will provide a first-hand experience of the rich history of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei (local tribe), cultural traditions and village life in modern day society. Soak in picturesque 360° views towards Orākei Marae (traditional meeting house), Rangitoto Island,... More...

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19 Banyan Road - Carrington Estate19 Banyan Road - Carrington Estate - Holiday Home.

19 Banyan Road is a 3-bedroom, spacious holiday home with 3 luxurious bathrooms. It is a short drive from 2 beautiful...

Rotorua 4WD Bush Safari TourRotorua 4WD Bush Safari Tour - 4WD Tour - Rotorua. Starting from $105.00 per person.

Get out of your comfort zone on this challenging 45-minute 4WD Rotorua adventure. Negotiate waterfalls, daunting...

 

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