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Canterbury Sightseeing, New Zealand

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ANTIGUA BOAT SHEDS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Hire a canoe, paddle boat or historic row boat on the Avon River to see the beauty of Christchurch Botanic Gardens with Antigua Boat Sheds. Relax and enjoy the tranquil scenery while devouring a fabulous breakfast or brunch from our licensed cafe, on the banks of the River Avon. Also offering bike hire, embark on an urban-sightseeing adventure...(more)

BIKE IT NOW! - Central Otago

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Bike It Now! offers a great range of tour packages that will get you out there and cycling the trails in Central Otago and beyond. Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold, Alps2Ocean, Queenstown Trail and Wanaka Trails...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Avon River Punting

Location: Canterbury

Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, summer or winter, wrapped in luxury as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly...(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 TAXI TOURS AND TRANSFERS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Christchurch Taxi Tours & Transfers provides bespoke tours and transfer services for upto 5 people. Covering Christchurch, Canterbury, Akaroa, The Bays, Arthur's Pass, The Glaciers, Queenstown, Southern Lakes and Aoraki/ Mt Cook; in fact, all the South Island if required. We really know the South. Contact Christchurch Taxi Tours & Transfers, where “every minute is a great memory”...(more)

CLARKS COACHLINES - New Zealand

Location: Canterbury

One of New Zealand's premier touring coach and charter bus operators. With over 40 years experience, Clarks Coachlines have what it takes to satisfy. Our luxury tour coaches and charter buses provide air-conditioned comfort. Multi-day bus tour or coach charter. We can assist to ensure you see the very best of what New Zealand has to offer. Ideal group transport...(more)

CRATER RIM WALKS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Crater Rim Walks provide guided 1-day walk on Banks Peninsula, a spectacular extinct volcano within 30 minutes of Christchurch. If you are short on time, a half-day guided walk on Banks Peninsula is for you. Experience the world-class views and enjoy a days' walk with our experienced local guides...(more)

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DARK SKY PROJECT – Takapō (Tekapo)

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

At Dark Sky Project, formerly Earth & Sky, we connect manuhiri (visitors) to our night skies, igniting a lifelong passion for dark sky preservation and what lies above. Our expert guides and astrophotographers share the science and stories of the southern skies at a range of locations including the world-renowned Mt John Observatory...(more)

DISCOVER NEW ZEALAND - Auckland

Location: Canterbury

Discover New Zealand with our fantastic selection of holiday packages. Speak to one of our travel experts today to fully customise your unique New Zealand self drive tour, or choose from our huge variety of top-rated escorted and independent coach tours. Begin your New Zealand adventure now and experience one of the most spectacular and diverse countries in the world!..(more)

HANMER SPRINGS ADVENTURE CENTRE - Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Book your adventure activities at the Hanmer Springs Adventure Centre. For the best fun you can have in two hours, try our Quad Bike Tours. Just browse through our site to see the fantastic choice of outdoor activities available in the area! Summer or winter, you'll find plenty to do, whatever your age or taste...(more)

HASSLE-FREE ALPINE SAFARI TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Springfield and Great Alpine Highway

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)

HASSLE-FREE LORD OF THE RINGS EDORAS TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Mt Somers

Join us on a journey in the breathtaking Southern Alps of New Zealand to the remote and beautiful Mt Potts High Country Station. Visit the most stunning and recognisable LOTR locations on this exciting day—Edoras! Tour includes a champagne picnic lunch and entertaining commentary from local kiwi guides. You don't have to be LOTR fan to enjoy this amazing day...(more)

KAIKOURA SHUTTLES AND TOURS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Providing sightseeing tours allowing you to see the very best that Kaikoura has to offer is the team at Kaikoura Shuttles & Taxis. The experienced guide will show you Fyffe House (historic Cottage), The Peninsula Seal Colony, The Scenic Peninsula Lookout, South Bay and Marina, Kaikoura's own Winery, The Lavender Farm and Donegal House in our comfortable 12-seater mini bus...(more)

KO TANE - Maori Cultural Experience - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Come and discover Tane Mahuta the Maori god of the forest. Discover a people and culture who live in harmony with nature. Ko Tane is a Maori cultural experience located at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Tours include a Powhiri (traditional Maori welcome), cultural performance and entertainment, Maori village, Hangi Meal and an optional Kiwi Tour. Phone 359 6226 for availability...(more)

MOLESWORTH TOUR COMPANY - North Canterbury

Location: Culverden

Experience the stunning landscapes of Molesworth Station, New Zealand’s largest high-country cattle station with our passionate guides who will bring the whole experience to life for you. One, or two-day tours available from Hanmer Springs on request for small groups or individuals. Larger groups can be catered for also...(more)

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ORANA WILDLIFE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Experience our up close animal encounters at NZ's only open-range zoo. Hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino 'face-to-face', wander through native-bird aviaries and travel through our lion reserve (costs & conditions apply). Extensive native collection features Kiwi, Tuatara and range of endangered birds and reptiles. Open-range zoo situated in Christchurch. Scheduled feeds daily. NZ's only gorillas & the country's only orang-utans too...(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)

RICCARTON HOUSE & BUSH TOURS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Our guided tours offer you a glimpse of days gone by around every corner, taking you through a world of Victorian and Edwardian splendour. Begun in 1856, this grand homestead was the home of Canterbury's pioneering Deans family for 91 years. Take a walk through the last surviving remnant of ancient kahikatea forest that once covered the Canterbury Plains...(more)

WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Meet Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe - New Zealand's Big 5. Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Hear the kiwi as they forage by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily...(more)

WINGS OVER WHALES - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

The best way to experience Kaikoura's mighty Sperm whale, playful Dusky Dolphins, and majestic scenery is from above! Whale watching by aeroplane offers the unique perspective of viewing the entire whale as he breathes on the ocean's surface. You will have your own window seat and the opportunity to clearly view and photograph Kaikoura's marine wildlife during your 30-minute flight...(more)

AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Experience one of the world's best military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals and personal war stories. Come and explore our collection, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and enjoy our children's activities. FREE ADMISSION, open daily...(more)

AIR MILFORD - Queenstown

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

Air Milford proudly operates a brand new Cessna Caravan aircraft, it is one of the safest aircraft flying today. This aircraft offers leather seating, quiet air-conditioned comfort with great viewing for all passengers. Family owned and operated, with a 100% safety record. Flights to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Southern Alps and the Glaciers...(more)

AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

Sail with dolphins on New Zealand's oldest ketch, the Fox II. See seals, penguins, albatross, and other sea birds on this sailing experience; as crew, or simply relax. Quiet, eco-friendly green boat, two masts, six red sails. Food, refreshments, complimentary coffee/tea. 2.5 hours, departing twice daily from Dalys Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Perfect for company functions, weddings or private charters...(more)

ALPINE HORSE SAFARIS - Hawarden, North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

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)