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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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...

Kaikoura Albatross Encounter Tour from Christchurch

Kaikoura Albatross Encounter Tour from Christchurch

Day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $310.00 per person

Kaikoura is famous for whales and dolphins and arguably one of the world's most exciting arenas for ocean going birds. This full day tour accompanies the Kaikoura Whale Watch Tours from Christchurch. Within close proximity of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula, see a considerable array of albatross, petrels, shearwaters, terns, shags and gulls.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Small-Group Quad ATV Biking in Hanmer Springs

Small-Group Quad ATV Biking in Hanmer Springs

ATV Tour - Hanmer Springs - Starting from $139.00 per person

The most fun you'll have on 4 wheels. Jump on a quad bike and explore a purpose-built track through meadows, streams, and bush on a 15,000 acre property. Get ready for the adrenaline-pumping thrill of a real quad bike adventure. This guided small-group tour includes round-trip shared transport from the Adventure Centre in Hanmer Springs. Choose from multiple departure times and 1.5- or 2.5-hour options when you book. More...

Canterbury Winery Lunch

Canterbury Winery Lunch

Wine Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $499.00 per person

Canterbury Winery Lunch

Enjoy the thrill of a helicopter flight to one of our regions finest wineries for lunch and arrive like a rock star! no need to worry about drink driving. Be the envy of other guests as you arrive and depart in style.

  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
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Hanmer Springs Extreme Paintball

Hanmer Springs Extreme Paintball

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

Paintball enthusiasts and first-time players will find challenging fun during this 30-minute family-friendly activity, located at a paintball combat zone in Hanmer Springs. It's a safe way for groups to join forces and work together against an opposing team. Prepare to win battles and shoot your way to victory — with paint, of course. 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. 

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