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Christchurch City is alive with colour, atmosphere and world-class attractions. Christchurch is known internationally as the "Garden City" because of its spectacular gardens.

Christchurch has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Christchurch.

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  • 4x4 ADVENTURES - LORD OF THE RINGS TOURS - Christchurch, Canterbury

    Exclusive chauffeured / guided off-road Lord of the Rings and Custom Made tours from Christchurch. One day to six weeks throughout the Southern Alps and South Island. Friendly experienced hosts, small groups (Min 2, max 8). Magnificent views guaranteed, no crowds or coaches, unlimited photo stops, homemade refreshments and meals, homely Kiwi accommodation. We offer exclusive quality, not quantity.

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    Lake Sumner Road, Hawarden, North Canterbury, New Zealand
  • A-CLASS SAILING AKAROA - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

    We provide the only environmentally sustainable and exciting harbour cruise around Akaroa Harbour. Enjoy an encounter with wildlife, on their terms, without disrupting their environment. Our 47-foot classic ocean sailing yacht, Manutara, is one of the last A-Class keelers built. Enjoy a 2.5-hour sail experience cruise around Akaroa Harbour, with basic, personal sail training included.

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    0800 724 528 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Main Wharf, Akaroa 7520‎, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
  • ACTIVE ADVENTURES NEW ZEALAND - Nationwide

    If you're up for an adventure of a lifetime, we'd love to take you hiking, kayaking and biking around New Zealand! We've handcrafted each itinerary so our legendary guides share the best way to experience the outdoors, explore the local spots and have plenty of laughs while you enjoy the highest level of personal service every step of the way.

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    +64 3 450 0414 or Freephone: 1800 661 9073 (USA or Canada); 0808 234 7780 (UK); 1800 661 907 (Australia)
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    Nationwide - based in Queenstown, New Zealand
  • ADRENALIN FOREST - Christchurch

    An adventure and playing field in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility. A fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges.

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    +64 3 329 8717
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    0800 TO GO APE (Free call - only within NZ)
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    105 Heyders Road, Spencerville, Christchurch 8083, New Zealand
  • ADVENTURE TRAILRIDES - Christchurch

    Enjoy the thrills of offroad motorcycle and quadbike fun, riding the best high country trails in New Zealand. Trails suitable for novice to experienced riders. Coaching can be arranged for beginners. Includes transport from Christchurch, all riding gear, experienced guide, snacks, drink, latest model trail and quad bikes from 100cc to 450cc. Half-day/day tours departing daily all year.

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    PO Box 20233, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
  • ADVENTURE TRAILRIDES CORPORATE TOURS - Christchurch

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

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    PO Box 20233, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8030, New Zealand
  • AIR CANTERBURY - Christchurch

    Want to see all the highlights of the South Island? From our Christchurch base, we have a great range of flights that are perfect if you have limited time in the South Island. Whether it's a day trip to Mt Cook, an overnight at the Hanmer Springs or just an un-scheduled charter, check us out first, you won't be disappointed.

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    +64 3 359 2121
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    PO Box 14 006, Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

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

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    +64 3 343 9532
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    45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram Park, Christchurch City, New Zealand
  • AIR RANGITATA - Mid Canterbury

    Scenic flights over the South Island’s spectacular Southern Alps. Our high wing Cessna seats five and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Enjoy unimpeded views as you fly through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty. Scenic routes include Mt Cook & West Coast Glaciers and the Rangitata Headwaters. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between.

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    372 Rangitata Terrace Road, Ashburton 7775, New Zealand
  • AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

    Sail with dolphins on New Zealand's oldest ketch—Fox II. See penguins, seals, albatross, and other sea birds. A real sailing experience; as crew, or just relax. Quiet, eco-friendly green boat, two masts, six red sails. Food, refreshments, complimentary coffee/tea. 2.5 hour cruise, departing 10:30am and 1:15pm from Main Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Satisfaction guaranteed! Private charters. Company functions. Weddings.

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    0800 FOXSAIL (3697245) (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Akaroa Harbour, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • ALPACA EXPERIENCE - Akaroa

    Your Akaroa Alpaca Farm Experience Tour takes you on a scenic-drive to the western-side of Akaroa Harbour to Shamarra Alpaca Farm. Our Akaroa alpaca farm has breathtaking views of the harbour. Alpaca farmers, Frank and Anya, will treat you to an interesting, interactive introduction to these animals (renowned for their ultra-fine fleece). Light refreshments included on your Akaroa farm tour.

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    328 Wainui Main Rd, RD 2, French Farm, Akaroa 7582, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • ALPINE JET - Springfield

    Alpine Jet will take you deep into the foothills of the Southern Alps through the breathtaking Waimakariri River canyon. We are situated only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport. Breathtaking views, excellent mixture of scenery and excitement, our safari tour option doubles as an eco-experience with magnificent scenery, native bush and wildlife.

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    0800 263 626 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Otarama Road, Springfield 7580, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • APT New Zealand - Nationwide

    APT is the leading tour operator in New Zealand. Brands include Australian Pacific Touring and Travelmarvel. Select escorted touring itineraries from eight days to three weeks duration by coach and rail, ranging from luxury through to affordable value.

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    0800 278 687 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Suite 5 Level 1, 20 Augustus Terrace, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • ARION FARM EDUCATION PARK - Christchurch

    At the Arion Farm Education Park, you can see, touch, and feed a variety of farm animals and learn about their history and contribution to the New Zealand economy. Bring out your students and families to hand feed and learn about the animals. Pony rides and children's parties are also options, as well as picnics or barbeques.

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    890 McLeans Island Road, McLeans Island, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • BALLOONING CANTERBURY - Darfield

    Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. Hot Air Ballooning - A magical experience. A flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Courtesy transfers to and from most Christchurch Hotels. Allow 4-5 hours for this 1 hour flying experience. Fantastic photo opportunities. Glass of champagne, fruit juice, light snack after landing.

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    +64 3 3180 860
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    +64 27 915 4972
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    0508 42 25 56 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    2126 Bealey Road, Hororata, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • BANBURY TOURS AND CYCLES - Christchurch

    Looking to cycle during your visit to New Zealand? Explore the South Island with our cycling tours, travel the Central Otago Rail Trail. Customised tours, bus charters, minibus rental, cycle-trailer hire. Cycle hire for short/long term, groups/individuals, touring bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes. Try our Mountain Bike Adventure; ride up on the Christchurch Gondola, and cycle down, on-road or off-road.

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    0800 424 534 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Christchurch, New Zealand
  • BLACK CAT CRUISES - Christchurch

    Explore Lyttelton Harbour with Black Cat Cruises. We offer ferry services to Quail Island and Diamond Harbour. Spend half the day walking and learning about the history of Quail Island, or take a trip to Diamond Harbour for swimming, visiting the farmers market or enjoying a picnic. Private charters also available. Winner of the Supreme Tourism Award 2003/4.

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    0800 436 574 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    B Jetty, Lyttelton Wharf, Lyttelton, Christchurch 8082, New Zealand
  • BLACK ESTATE - Waipara

    Black Estate is a remarkable place for wine. The Tasting Room & Eatery overlook the vineyard taking in stunning views across the Waipara Valley. Black Estate craft renowned and expressive wines from their hillside vineyards. Enjoy them in the Tasting Room or in the Eatery with lunch, prepared with best-quality local and organic ingredients. Open Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm. Bookings recommended.

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    +64 3 314 6085
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    614 Omihi Road, Waipara, North Canterbury, New Zealand
  • BRYCE GALLERY - Christchurch

    A sincere and warm welcome awaits you as soon as you step inside Christchurch's Bryce Gallery which occupies a stunning contemporary ex show home. Our diverse array of New Zealand artworks looks perfectly at home at our place, so it’s easy for you to imagine it in yours! Choose from emerging, established & investment artists – the choice is yours. Open 7 days.

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    Cnr Riccarton Road & Paeroa St, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • BUY NEW ZEALAND MADE - New Zealand

    Buy New Zealand Made promotes and connects manufacturers, retailers and shoppers with New Zealand made products. The campaign began in 1988 and member businesses may use the iconic logo on their products and marketing. Visit www.buynz.org.nz for a huge range of genuine New Zealand made products, including souvenirs, arts and crafts, food and drink, clothing and more.

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  • CEDAR PARK GARDENS - Rolleston, Christchurch

    Relax in, and enjoy our stunning, secluded and quiet, 1.5-acre gardens in Rolleston, on the southern outskirts of Christchurch. Enjoy our beautiful accommodation rooms, substantial breakfasts, and friendly hosts. Complimentary airport or TranzAlpine Railway transfers, Internet, secure parking, NO steps. Ideal setting for a relaxing getaway or base for Christchurch/Canterbury adventures. Garden tours by appointment.

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    101B Lowes Road, Rolleston, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • CHAMPS-ELYSÉES BEAUTY DAY SPA - Christchurch

    The award winning Champs-Elysées Day Spa, located in a beautiful, tranquil setting in Merivale, is the perfect place to escape the stresses of life and surrender to an experience of relaxation and pure pampering. A tantalising selection of luxurious spa services are on offer, from pamper packages, decadent facials and speciality massages to gloriously restorative body treatments and beauty essentials.

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    +64 3 365 3630
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    10 Webb Street, Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • CHIPMUNKS PLAYLAND AND CAFE - Papanui, Christchurch

    Chipmunks' Playland and cafe's aim is to make sure the kids have fun in our superior playlands and playgrounds, which offer the latest, safest and best play equipment available . For all the parents out there - relax over a coffee in Charlie's Cafe while the kids have fun at our Cranford St venue.

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    +64 3 352 4476
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    472 Cranford Street, Papanui, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
  • CHRISTCHURCH BIKE & WALKING TOURS - Christchurch

    Exploring Christchurch by bike or on foot with a local is the best way to see and experience the city's history, beautiful gardens and hear about the future CBD rebuild projects. On this two-hour guided bike tour there is plenty of time to ask questions, explore and take photos. Tour groups are kept small. Suitable for all fitness levels.

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    0800 PEDALS (0800 733 257) (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Antigua Boat Sheds, 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central, New Zealand
  • CHRISTCHURCH BOTANIC GARDENS - Central Christchurch

    The gardens are at the heart of Christchurch's reputation as the Garden City. From a solitary oak planted in 1863 the 21 hectares of gardens have flourished and feature one of the finest collections of exotic and native plants in New Zealand. A stylish new multi-purpose visitor centre opened in 2014 adding an exciting dimension to this popular attraction.

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    +64 3 941 8999
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    Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

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Featured

Top 10 Holiday Parks

Top 10 Holiday Parks

Stay locally with Top 10 and the kids stay free.

Elm Wildlife Tours

Elm Wildlife Tours

Tour options for a wildlife experience of a lifetime.

Active New Zealand

Active Adventures NZ

NZ's most experienced adventure tour operator.

Red Carpet Tours

Red Carpet Tours

NZ's premier Lord of the Rings tour company.

Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry

Bluebridge Ferry

Cross between the Islands on a Bluebridge ferry.

Legend Tours

Legend Tours

Great range of short tours for cruise ship passengers.

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