Activities in North Canterbury, New Zealand. North 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, Tours & Sightseeing.

North Canterbury New Zealand Activities

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Activity Types

Air, Helicopter & Balloon (5)
Cruises, Sailing & Water (16)
Cultural & Theme (9)
Day Trips & Excursions (11)
Family Friendly (5)
Food, Wine & Nightlife (13)
Heath & Beauty (2)
Multi-day & Extended (8)
Outdoor Activities (43)
Tours & Sightseeing (10)
Transportation (9)
Walking & Biking (8)
Water Sports (20)

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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...

Hanmer Springs Rafting Adventure

Hanmer Springs Rafting Adventure

White Water Rafting - Hanmer Springs - Starting from $169.00 per person

Set among stunning mountains and pink marble formations, the Waiau River of Hanmer Springs provides an idyllic backdrop for a rafting trip. This 2-hour excursion offers a relaxing ride, with Grade II rapids making it a family-friendly activity. Learn about the region from your river guide and perhaps take a refreshing swim along the way. More...

Full-Day Jet Boat Fishing in Fiordland

Full-Day Jet Boat Fishing in Fiordland

Fishing - Te Anau - Starting from $1195.00 per person

A true Kiwi experience; trout fishing and jet boating, it’s a must do on your NZ holiday!

Our jet boat fishing trips are perfect for everyone to get involved in this outdoor adventure, offering an exciting introduction to NZ trout fishing, and, not to mention a jet boat journey along the river. No experience required, and it’s loads of fun for any age or ability. Your private guide has in-depth knowledge of the area and the stunning Fiordland National Park. They will... More...


Te Anau - Manapouri Cycle Trail

Te Anau - Manapouri Cycle Trail

City Tour - Te Anau - Starting from $70.00 per person

A half day trail ride along the Te Anau - Manapouri cycle trail. Grade 1 - 2. Arguably the most beautiful and scenic bike trail in New Zealand. Get dropped at the end of the trail and ride back at your own pace. This stunning trail runs through the Fiordland National Park and is one of the only two trails/roads where bikes are allowed in the Fiordland National Park.

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2-Hour River Trail Horse Trek

2-Hour River Trail Horse Trek

Horse Riding - Christchurch - Starting from $98.00 per person

Join us for a two hour Horse river trail ride. We are only 45 minutes from Christchurch and on a 2000 acre high country sheep farm station situated in Kowai Bush, Springfield. This is the perfect place for a horse riding adventure that is suitable for the entire family. Our horses are fully trained for beginner riders but are also fantastic for the more experienced rider allowing great opportunities for a trot or canter. More...

Private Day tour or Private Transfer to Kaikoura

Private Day tour or Private Transfer to Kaikoura

Private Transfer - Christchurch - Starting from $700.00 per person

A short scenic tour that can be considered as a transfer to Kaikoura. Inland route or coastal route depending on availability of the SH1. Pickup and drop off to your accommodation both in Christchurch( or airport) and Kaikoura. More...

Pure Wilderness 'a journey through Fiordland'

Pure Wilderness 'a journey through Fiordland'

Water Activity - Te Anau - Starting from $139.00 per person

Enjoy the thrill of jet boating down the majestic trout filled Waiau River, to the serene Lake Manapouri, step foot into Fiordland National Park and learn all about this unique location.

Suddenly, find yourself out on the breath-taking Lake Manapouri. Surrounded by mountains that have been carved by snow and ice over centuries, experience a sense of wonderment as you gaze at the magnificent mountains and sit in awe of their sheer beauty.

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Kaikoura Express return from Christchurch

Kaikoura Express return from Christchurch

Maori - Kaikoura - Starting from $60.00 per person


Come and say, 'Kia Ora!' to Kaikoura

Run away to Kaikoura for a 1 or 2 day scenic trip with complimentary Christchurch pick ups.
Just 200 kms to the North, Kaikoura is a historic seaside settlement famous for wildlife, culture and great food!

Jump aboard the Kaikoura Express and we'll take you on a scenic journey direct to the heart of Kaikoura with optional free connections to the Dolphin Encounter and Albatross Tours.

Check out the native New... More...

Hanmer Springs Canoe Adventure

Hanmer Springs Canoe Adventure

Canoeing - Hanmer Springs - Starting from $249.00 per person

Take a leisurely canoe journey down the Waiau River in Hanmer Springs. You'll paddle down gentle Grade II rapids in an inflatable yet durable vessel. This 6-hour experience offers a guided tour suitable for all skill levels. Stop by the riverbank for a picnic lunch and ride a high-powered jet boat back to base. More...

Whale Watch Discovery by Helicopter

Whale Watch Discovery by Helicopter

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Kaikoura - Starting from $550.00 per person

Hop on a helicopter to enjoy superb views of the impressive sperm whale, while taking in breathtaking scenery. Enjoy a 50 minute tour over the Kaikoura Whale Sanctuary to view sperm whales from above, allowing you to see the entire whale. This extended tour gives you more time to view the wildlife and an alpine landing at our exclusive site where you can get out and walk around with unimpeded views of the mountains and ocean. More...

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