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ALPINE JET THRILLS - Springfield & Waimakariri

Location: Canterbury - Springfield and Great Alpine Highway

Join us on the Alpine Jet, taking you deep into the foothills of the Southern Alps and through the stunning Waimakariri River canyon. Breathtaking views, wonderful mixture of scenery and excitement, our safari tour option doubles as an eco-experience with magnificent scenery, native bush and wildlife. We are located only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport...(more)

ALPINE RECREATION MT COOK TREK - Mt Cook

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Climb up the Ball Ridge in Sir Edmund Hillary's footsteps as you view the mighty Caroline Face front-on - New Zealand's highest ice face. From Caroline Hut, your private refuge for the night, you look out over the Tasman Glacier and its surrounding peaks, the highest in New Zealand. Fit hikers love this challenge!..(more)

ALPINE SAFARI TOUR - Christchurch, Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Springfield and Great Alpine Highway

This stunning day tour features the world famous TranzAlpine train journey as well as a Jet Boat ride and a Four Wheel Drive "Unimog" high country safari. Great for people of all ages. Departing from Christchurch, then travelling across the Canterbury Plains, you'll journey through Arthurs Pass and right into the heart of the National Park. Delicious lunch included...(more)

BALLOONING CANTERBURY - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Darfield

Welcome to Ballooning Canterbury. We offer a world of peace, tranquility, a truly magical experience. Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Allow 4-5 hours. Courtesy transfers to and from most Christchurch Hotels. Hands on adventure which offers fantastic photo opportunities. A glass of champagne, fruit juice and a light snack after landing...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Gondola

Location: Canterbury

Only 15 minutes from the central city, take a ride to the summit of the Port Hills, 500 metres above sea level. It's a "top" experience! Offering spectacular 360-degree views of Christchurch City, Lyttelton Harbour, Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Set atop the Gondola Summit Station, the Red Rock Cafe offers tasty snacks, light meals and beverages...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH HELICOPTERS - Christchurch Airport

Location: Canterbury

Christchurch Helicopters will help you do something adventurous as you look for a new experience. Fly with us for beautiful 360° views of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, arrive in style at a winery and indulge in a delicious lunch, or land on top of a snowy mountain peak. With so many possibilities we have something for everyone...(more)

DISCOVERY JET - Canterbury

Location: Rakaia Gorge

Thrill and scenic photographic jet boat rides, 360-degree spins, salmon and trout fishing, fly and spin casting, helicopter rafting/jet boat combos and more. Our professional team can tailor your ultimate adventure, one hour from Christchurch at the base of Mt Hutt ski field. Enjoy a piece of paradise in Canterbury High Country. Individuals to larger corporate groups, operating year round...(more)

FISH KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

We won't be beaten on price. Fishing charters for up to 8 people. Range of individual and exclusive charters. Very competitive rates. All top quality equipment provided. Impeccable safety record. Catch filleted and bagged. Our friendly and knowledgeable crew welcome all levels of experience. Fishing within minutes of leaving the shore. Dive charters and scenic tours are also available...(more)

GARDEN CITY HELICOPTERS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Garden City Helicopters is one of NZ's most experienced helicopter companies, with bases in Christchurch, Greymouth and Nelson. A helicopter flight is the best way to see the most that Christchurch and Canterbury have to offer. Range of tours to suit your time or budget. Charter a flight for fishing trips, glacier skiing or to a luxury high country retreat...(more)

H2 EXPLORE - Lake Pukaki

Location: Canterbury - Twizel

H2 Explore are New Zealand's only commercial hovercraft operation and the only tourism venture on Lake Pukaki. Our ship offers an exciting start to your Alps2Ocean cycle trip or a leisurely way to experience the majestic scenery around Aoraki/Mt Cook. Scenery guaranteed to take your breath away. A new and exciting way to start your Alps 2 Ocean cycle trip...(more)

HAKA SNOW TOURS - New Zealand Wide

Location: Canterbury - Methven

Haka Tours offers a unique fully guided, small group (average of 8 people) 5, 7 and 12 day South Island Snow Tours, suitable for all abilities. Tour includes guide, transport, accommodation, lift passes and a free day in Queenstown. To view the video that follows a recent group and captures the essence of the tour, visit our website...(more)

HANMER LLAMAS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Experience natural hot springs, alpine lakes and remote fishing camps amidst the spectacular back country or take a gentle stroll around the scenic surrounds of Hanmer Springs…our gentle llamas will carry everything from a picnic to a fully stocked camp making it possible for everyone. Our guided one day to multi day llama treks open up a world of possibilities...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

A one-stop adventure for the whole family, located on the main road into Hanmer Springs overlooking the river and ferry bridge. Hanmer Springs A offers bungy jumping, jetboating, river rafting, canoes, quad biking, kids quads, paintball, claybird shooting. All this combined with a licensed cafe offering light refreshments and a souvenir gift shop overlooking river - a perfect day out...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

A one-stop adventure for everyone, located on the main road into Hanmer Springs and overlooking the river and ferry bridge. Hanmer Springs Attractions has something for the whole family: Bungy jumping, Jetboating, River rafting, Canoes, Quad biking, Kids quads, Paintball and Claybird shooting. All this combined with a licensed cafe serving light refreshments and a souvenir gift shop...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

A one-stop adventure shop! Located on the main road into Hanmer Springs overlooking the river and ferry bridge, Hanmer Springs Attractions has something for everybody: Bungy jumping, Jetboating, River rafting, Canoes, Quad biking, Kids quads, Paintball and Claybird shooting. All this combined with a licensed cafe offering delicious light refreshments and a souvenir gift shop overlooking the Waiau Gorge...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Come and enjoy the wide open spaces around Hanmer Springs as you gain control of our exciting four-wheel quad bikes. Experience challenging terrain, with river crossings, mud, dust, dirt and excitement aplenty. Quad bike trips are fully guided. Small and large quad bikes available, with manual and auto options. Great fun to be had by the whole family...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Safe, durable, inflatable vessels allowing you to explore the scenic Waiau River gorge in a stunning natural environment. This full day, guided river excursion includes a picnic lunch and return by jetboat to point of departure. Suitable for couples, families or groups, this is a real New Zealand experience not to be missed. Book today!..(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Practice your aim on our claybird shooting course. Located on the braids of the amazing Waiau River, this activity will test your skill. Licenced experts available to assist. Your ten shots take about 15 minutes, making this an affordable and time efficient option. This safe Hanmer Springs Attractions activity, is available to those over16 years of age...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Explore the delightful unknown on board our inflatable Canoes. This full day, fully guided excursion down a beautiful alpine river includes a picnic lunch and a return by jetboat to your point of departure. Travel over grade 2 water, offering a mix of moderate white water thrills and relaxation. Perfect for couples, groups or families...(more)

HASSLE-FREE ALPINE SAFARI TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Arthurs Pass

Take an exciting jet boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri river, a 4WD adventure across Mt Torlesse High Country Station, and a scenic tour through the breathtaking Canterbury high country to Arthurs Pass National Park in the stunning Southern Alps of New Zealand on this thrilling day-tour. The return journey to Christchurch is on the world-famous TranzAlpine Train...(more)

HELIHIKE - Mount Cook

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

Mount Cook Glacier Heli-hiking trips are professionally guided by the team at Alpine Guides. Heli-hiking offers easy access to the realm of the mountaineer with flights every fine day from October to April. Explore the 'white ice' on the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand's longest glacier at Aoraki Mount Cook. This trip includes two scenic helicopter flights and glacier equipment...(more)

HIKING NEW ZEALAND - Nationwide

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

We are New Zealand's hiking and outdoor specialist! We have a passion for outdoor adventure, the road less travelled and sharing the beauty of our untouched wilderness. We offer a comprehensive selection of guided hikes and adventures. Hikes include: Abel Tasman, Queen Charlotte Track, Stewart Island and Hollyford Track. Adventures include: Ski Touring, Sailing, Whanganui River Canoe and Antarctic Expeditions...(more)

KAIKOURA FISHING TOURS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Kaikoura Fishing Tours offer Crayfish and Fishing Charters with Captain Tomo. One hour to full day trips are available. Complete Penn gear supplied and toilet and cooking facilities available onboard. Diving and scenic trips also available. We're eco-friendly and only take what we need. Your catch is filleted and bagged ready for the pan or if preferred, catch and release...(more)

KAIKOURA KAYAKS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

The Kaikoura coastline is home to an abundance of marine life, including dolphins and seals, and sea birds. There is truly no better way to explore this fascinating environment than to paddle your own sea kayak on a safe, guided tour with us. No experience or swimming ability necessary to participate on these Kaikoura kayak tours...(more)

KOWHAI EQUESTRIAN FARM STAY - Oxford

Location: Canterbury - Oxford

Kowhai Equestrian Farmstay is only 40 minutes from Christchurch and is a great place to spend some time if you are interested in horse riding. Lessons for complete beginners to advanced riders. Enjoy walking, trotting and cantering. Terrain covered includes flat farm land, along rivers and hill country to 300 metres. Lovely views of Canterbury Plains back to Christchurch...(more)

MOLESWORTH TOUR COMPANY - Marlborough

Location: Culverden

Experience the amazing landscapes of the Marlborough high country. Options include day tours, guided cycle tours, cruise ship shore excursions, small-group multiday heritage tours, Marlborough winery tours and self-drive 4WD tours. With 30 years' experience owners Geoff and Lee, and their local guides offer a variety of excursions that explore the beautiful Blenheim, Marlborough, Nelson, Canterbury and West Coast regions...(more)

MT COOK GLACIER GUIDING - Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

Mt Cook Glacier Guiding invite you to enjoy spectacular views from the air, heli-hile, snowshoe, or ice climb! It's their pleasure to guide you on your alpine adventure. Hear the groan and grind of this massive moving river of ice, and feel the ice crunch underfoot as you walk on the glacier in New Zealand's big mountain country...(more)

MT LYFORD HOLIDAY HOMES - Mt Lyford, North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Mt Lyford

Mt Lyford Holiday Homes offer a range of self-contained log chalets and eco-chalets along with their own hot tubs. Set in the alpine village of Mt Lyford, amongst breathtaking scenery on large sections. Plenty of outdoor activities available summer and winter, with the skifield just behind the village. Skiing, Ice Skating, Mountain-biking, Swimming. Romantic, peaceful haven in Mt Lyford...(more)

NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAIN BIKE TOURS - Nationwide

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Take a world class, fully guided, small group Mountain Bike Tour with Haka Tours. Experience a range of riding from flowing single-track MTB parks and epic all-day adventures, to jaw-dropping downhill’s and night rides, we have something for all you avid mountain bikers. Tour includes expert guide, transport, accommodation, breakfast (and some lunches and dinners)...(more)

NZSNOWTOURS - Southern Alps, New Zealand

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

NZ Snow Tours has four ideal locations throughout the Southern Alps. All of the locations are perfectly situated to give easy access to the best skiing areas in New Zealand! Join other family groups on our Queenstown family package, and take the hassle out of your New Zealand snow holiday...(more)

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NZ TROPHY SAFARIS - Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

Whether it's your annual hunting vacation or the trip of a lifetime, NZ Trophy Safaris will work very hard to deliver an awesome hunting experience. Join our expert guides in the beautiful Southern Alp to shoot Red Stag, Himalayan Tahr, Chamois, Fallow Deer, Elk, Alpine Goat, Wild Boar and Wild Ram...(more)

OMARAMA TOP 10 HOLIDAY PARK - Omarama

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

Spacious camping sites, cabins and motel units in Omarama - the gateway to Mt Cook to the north and Queenstown to the South via the stunning Lindis Pass, with the Waitaki Valley and its beautiful lakes to the East. We are situated on the doorstep of the Mackenzie Basin in the South Island High Country heartland...(more)

POHATU PENGUINS - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

Location: Canterbury

Pohatu - the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Visit this remote and beautiful area, meet the local experts and learn of conservation and day-to-day life of white-flippered penguins within the large Pohatu Colony by 4WD safari. Sea kayaking safaris give wonderful wildlife viewing opportunities and allow the adventurous to explore New Zealand's stunning coastline...(more)

PUHI PEAKS HUNTING - Kaikoura, NZ

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Hunt on the highest freehold land in New Zealand with our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Located nearby to Kaikoura you can hunt by day and stay at Shearwater Lodge by night. Tailored packages to suit your requirements. Puhi Peaks Hunting operates under a deer management plan as part of the overall management of internationally renowned Puhi Peaks Nature Reserve...(more)

SEAL SWIM KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

This is one of those nature experiences that opens your mind to the magnificence of our natural environment and inhabitants. A must do in New Zealand. Recently listed by ‘Lonely Planet’ as one of the top 10 Marine Encounters Worldwide, snorkelling with fur seals in the shallow waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula. A true unique experience...(more)

SKI NEW ZEALAND - South Island, North Island, New Zealand

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Winter holidays and ski packages in New Zealand - build your own package from our hand-picked accommodations, cars and activities. North Island and South Island ski resorts. As well as the skiing there are lots of other great things to enjoy. Let us plan your winter adventure...(more)

SKYDIVING KIWIS - South Island

Location: Canterbury - Geraldine

Welcome to Skydiving Kiwis, the newest and coolest New Zealand tandem skydiving experience. Situated only one and a half hours south of Christchurch, a perfect day trip adventure to South Canterbury awaits! Established in June 2011 by a small group of highly skilled, experienced and extremely passionate 'kiwi' skydivers, collectively boasting over 20 years skydiving industry experience between them!..(more)

SOUTH PACIFIC SAFARIS NEW ZEALAND - Kaikoura, New Zealand

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

South Pacific Safaris offer a professional hunting service in New Zealand. Mike, your guide with 30 years experience, looks forward to sharing his hunting knowledge with you and providing the opportunity to take outstanding trophies of Red Stag, Tahr, Chamois, Elk, Fallow Buck, Boar, Goat, Whitetail, Sika and Sambar. Accommodation is provided in the luxurious Glencree Lodge...(more)

TASMAN GLACIER HELI HIKE - Mt Cook

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

The largest of several glaciers which flow south and east towards the Mackenzie Basin from the Southern Alps is Tasman Glacier. At 27 kilometres (17 mi) in length, Tasman Glacier is New Zealand’s longest glacier. Witness the beauty of the Tasman Glacier Lake and the stunning ice formations from the helicopter. Available Oct–April...(more)

TEKAPO HELICOPTERS - Lake Tekapo

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Tekapo Helicopters operate in the stunning Mount Cook region, one of New Zealand's top attractions. Specialising in scenic flights over spectacular alpine scenery including Fox Glacier and Franz Joseph Glaciers. Standard tours with a choice of five different paths from the Mackenzie Basin into Mount Cook region and the West Coast glaciers. Experienced pilots provide commentary and a mountain-top landing...(more)

WAIMAK RIVER RIDING CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Ride a horse along the banks of the Waimakariri River in the dappled light of willow and poplar trees, over large open grassland areas or out onto the wide river bed. Just 15 minutes’ drive from Christchurch city centre and you are in the countryside. Splash through the crystal clear waters of the river. First timers to experienced. Children welcome...(more)

WAY TO GO HELISERVICES - Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

Way to Go Heliservices provide scenic helicopter tours of Christchurch and the Canterbury plains, allowing you to take in breathtaking scenery and see secluded beaches, pristine lakes and rivers, snow-clad mountains and untouched native forests. Also hunting and fishing trips and charters...(more)

WILD PLACES WILD GAME - South Island

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Based in Motueka at the top of the South Island of New Zealand, is Wild Places Wild Game, a Free Range Hunting Outfitter and Guide. We pride ourselves on tailoring trips to our client needs. Hunting all over the South Island of New Zealand for Free Range Red Deer and Stags, Tahr, Chamois, Wild Boar, Goats and Small Game animals...(more)

ADVENTURE TRAILRIDES - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Springfield and Great Alpine Highway

Enjoy the adventure of offroad motorcycle and quadbike fun, riding the best high country trails NZ has to offer. Trails suitable for novice to experienced riders. Coaching can be arranged for beginners. We provide transport from Christchurch, all riding gear, experienced guide, snacks, drinks, latest model trail and quad bikes from 100cc to 450cc. Half-day/day tours departing all year round...(more)

ADVENTURE TRAILRIDES CORPORATE TOURS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Springfield and Great Alpine Highway

Welcome to Adventure Trailrides New Zealand. We provide corporate tours allowing us to put your team through their paces on an enduro motorcycle or atv quad bike in Christchurch. Single or multi-day options are available as well as lunch or corporate meals. Our tours are suitable for beginners with coaching available and we can cater for up to 16 people...(more)

AIR MILFORD - Queenstown

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

Air Milford proudly operates the only brand new Cessna Caravan aircraft with leather seating, quiet air-conditioned comfort and great viewing for all passengers. It is one of the safest aircraft flying today. We offer eco-tours, aircraft charters, fishing, hunting and personalised tours. Flights to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Southern Alps and Glaciers...(more)

AIR RANGITATA - Mid Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Ashburton

Scenic flights and charters from the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. We're ideally located in Mid Canterbury just north of Geraldine. We fly in our high wing Cessna 206 aircraft which can seat five passengers and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between. Safety is our highest priority...(more)

ALPINE HORSE SAFARIS - Hawarden, North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Waipara Valley

Spend your holiday on one of our exhilarating trail rides in the high country of New Zealand's South Island. Enjoy a guided horse riding trip from two hours to twelve days though the North Canterbury high country. See spectacular scenery including snow-capped mountains, vast river flats, crystal clear lakes and rivers...(more)