Activities in North Canterbury, New Zealand. North Canterbury, NZ Activities types include: Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Family Friendly, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities, Tours & Sightseeing, Transportation, Walking & Biking.

North Canterbury New Zealand Activities

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 Waiau (12)
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Kaikoura
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 Waimakariri River (7)

Activity Types

Cruises, Sailing & Water (5)
Cultural & Theme (5)
Day Trips & Excursions (8)
Family Friendly (7)
Food, Wine & Nightlife (6)
Multi-day & Extended (5)
Outdoor Activities (23)
Tours & Sightseeing (4)
Transportation (4)
Walking & Biking (3)
Water Sports (13)

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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...

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...


Waipara Wine Trail Tour from Christchurch

Waipara Wine Trail Tour from Christchurch

Day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $100.00 per person

Enjoy a 5.5-hour wine trail tour exploring four of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards including Mud House, Torlesse, Pegasus Bay and Waipara Springs, all producing a fine selection of both white and red wines.

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Kaikoura Whale and Dolphin Overnight Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Whale and Dolphin Overnight Tour from Christchurch

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Christchurch - Starting from $599.00 per person

Watch whales and swim with dolphins. This is a overnight delight for all those who wish to get close to nature. Journey from Christchurch to Kaikoura, where you will take a whale watch tour. Overnight in this tiny coastal town, before joining your Swim with Dolphins cruise. Dive into the oceans and swim next to these amazing mammals. A marine experience unmatched by any other.

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Christchurch Horse Trekking

Christchurch Horse Trekking

Horse Riding - Christchurch - Starting from $150.00 per person

Experience the pleasures of a 1.5 hour horse ride on the Banks of the Waimakariri River, with magnificent and breathtaking views of the Southern Alps.

You will be collected from your centrally located Christchruch accommodation and taken approximately 25 minutes from the city center of Christchurch. An experienced teacher will accompany you on the trek and is available to provide advice and assistance. There are treks and horses available for both the beginner and experienced rider.

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5-Day New Zealand North and South Island Highlights Trip

5-Day New Zealand North and South Island Highlights Trip

Multi-day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $1599.00 per person

Journey through the North Island of New Zealand and explore Waitomo, Rotorua and Lake Taupo, and discover the natural beauty of Kaikoura and Christchurch on this 5-day trip from Auckland to Christchurch or vice versa. See the glow worms at Waitomo Caves, relax at Rotorua's geothermal wonderland, see giant sperm whales at play and be mesmerized by the natural beauty of New Zealand. This 5-day tour will have you travelling by coach, train and ferry with plenty of time at leisure to make this... 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...

Hanmer Springs Clay Bird Shooting

Hanmer Springs Clay Bird Shooting

Shooting Range - Hanmer Springs - Starting from $35.00 per person

Practice your aim at a clay bird–shooting course, located along the scenic Waiau River in Hanmer Springs. You're provided 10 shots in about 15 minutes, with a shotgun, ammunition, and safety gear included. Get instruction from your guide and test your skill level. This activity is suitable to participants aged 16 or above, with no previous experience required. 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...

Hanmer Springs Quad Bikes

Hanmer Springs Quad Bikes

ATV Tour - Hanmer Springs - Starting from $169.00 per person

Put yourself in the driver's seat of a 4WD quad bike, or ride as a passenger, over challenging terrain. This 2-hour guided tour follows the rugged countryside around Hanmer Springs and the Waiau River. After some instruction, go full-throttle along winding dirt tracks. Choose a morning or afternoon departure on this family-friendly tour. More...

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Nomads RestNomads Rest - Holiday Home.

Situated on a quiet street in Lake Tekapo this holiday home offers picturesque views of the surrounding mountains. The...

Marlborough Wine Tour and Cruise from Picton or BlenheimMarlborough Wine Tour and Cruise from Picton or Blenheim - Sightseeing Cruise - Blenheim. Starting from $220.00 per person.

Enjoy the very best of Marlborough, at the top of New Zealand's South Island. Indulge in Marlborough Sauvignon...

 

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