Discover Canterbury

  • Meet the locals

    The picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura is the perfect place for marine life encounters, coastal walks, and tucking into a plate of crayfish.

    Kaikoura 2.5 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

    Meet the locals

    The picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura is the perfect place for marine life encounters, coastal walks, and tucking into a plate of crayfish.

    2.5 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

  • Be surrounded by greatness

    One of the most popular walks in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Pass through Hooker Valley and walk beside the Hooker River.

    Hooker Valley 4 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

    Be surrounded by greatness

    One of the most popular walks in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Pass through Hooker Valley and walk beside the Hooker River.

    4 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

  • Watch as the sky bares all

    Picturesque by day and dazzling by night, Lake Tekapo is part of a UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve, making it the perfect spot for stargazing.

    Lake Tekapo 3 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

    Watch as the sky bares all

    Picturesque by day and dazzling by night, Lake Tekapo is part of a UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve, making it the perfect spot for stargazing.

    3 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

  • Explore on foot

    The most French town in New Zealand, Akaroa will have you entranced with its historic buildings, magnificent harbour and passion for fine food.

    Akaroa 1.5 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

    Explore on foot

    The most French town in New Zealand, Akaroa will have you entranced with its historic buildings, magnificent harbour and passion for fine food.

    1.5 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

  • See stories frozen in time

    Enjoy an amazing encounter with New Zealand’s largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier, and it's rapidly growing terminal lake.

    Tasman Glacier 4 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

    See stories frozen in time

    Enjoy an amazing encounter with New Zealand’s largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier, and it's rapidly growing terminal lake.

    4 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

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Where tranquility surrounds you

  • The world is at your window

    Experience a scenic feast along the edge of the world, between the steeply rising Kaikoura Mountains and the rugged Pacific Coastline.

    Coastal Pacific Train

    The world is at your window

    Experience a scenic feast along the edge of the world, between the steeply rising Kaikoura Mountains and the rugged Pacific Coastline.

  • Savour it all

    Located at the top of the South Island, Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest wine growing region and the home of world-renowned Sauvignon Blanc.

    Marlborough 4 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

    Savour it all

    Located at the top of the South Island, Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest wine growing region and the home of world-renowned Sauvignon Blanc.

    4 hrs from Christchurch - Canterbury

  • Travel in style

    The Interislander ferry connects Wellington in the North Island with Picton in the South. Take in amazing views as you coast through the Cook Strait.

    Interislander ferry departs from Picton, Marlborough

    Travel in style

    The Interislander ferry connects Wellington in the North Island with Picton in the South. Take in amazing views as you coast through the Cook Strait.

    departs from Picton, Marlborough

  • The possibilities are endless

    Situated at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington, New Zealand, was recently named

    Wellington 3 hrs 25 mins from Marlborough

    The possibilities are endless

    Situated at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington, New Zealand, was recently named

    3 hrs 25 mins from Marlborough

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