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Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry

Bluebridge Cook Strait ferries

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Canterbury Nature and Wildlife Fun

Canterbury is New Zealand’s largest region with an extraordinary diversity of wildlife and limitless unspoilt jaw-dropping natural landscapes. Canterbury Nature and Wildlife Fun are fun and encaptivating activities for the whole family offering nature and wildlife tours of native New Zealand wildlife, domesticated livestock like alpacas and guided tours of New Zealand's stunning wildernesses. more

Canterbury nature and wildlife fun ranges from whale watching, to feeding and trekking with alpacas, to fur seal tours, to guided hikes of New Zealand’s wilderness, to scenic cruises. Canterbury nature and wildlife fun activities are a fantastic choice for kids, watch as they are enthralled by petting and feeding animals and as they are fascinated learning all about the natural world.

 

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  • BROKEN RIVER SKI AREA - Canterbury

    BROKEN RIVER SKI AREA - Canterbury

    Mobile-friendly - Described as a "hidden gem" by powderhounds.com, Broken River Ski Area offers fantastic off-piste terrain for adventurous low-intermediate to expert skiers and boarders. The open powder bowls and steep chutes, stunning scenery and authentic, uncrowded, welcoming atmosphere make for a memorable experience. The on-mountain DBB accommodation is just 15 minutes walk from the ski tow.

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    Craigieburn Forest Park, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

    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 Dalys Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Satisfaction guaranteed! Private charters. Company functions. Weddings.

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    Akaroa Harbour, Canterbury, New Zealand
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  • AKAROA GUIDED KAYAK SAFARIS - Akaroa

    AKAROA GUIDED KAYAK SAFARIS - Akaroa

    Mobile-friendly - Akaroa Guided Kayak Safaris sea kayaking tours are based in the stunning French seaside town of Akaroa, one of the best locations to sea kayak in NZ, with neon blue and green water and untouched marine reserve. We provide guided 5-star kayaking tours that are Serene, Special, Spectacular and Safe! Our local, knowledgeable guides are the best in the business.

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    Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, New Zealand
  • ALPACA FARM TOURS - Akaroa

    ALPACA FARM TOURS - Akaroa

    Mobile-friendly - Your Akaroa Alpaca Farm Tour experience 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, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • BLACK CAT CRUISES - Akaroa

    BLACK CAT CRUISES - Akaroa

    Mobile-friendly - Cruise or swim with the smallest, rarest and friendliest dolphin in the world - the Hector's dolphin! Eco-tourism pioneer Black Cat Cruises offers world-class visitor experiences including our 2-hour Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise and Swimming with the Dolphins tour. Located within the picturesque and French-inspired, seaside town of Akaroa; Only a scenic 90 minute drive from Christchurch, New Zealand.

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    0800 937 946 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    Main Wharf, Akaroa, New Zealand
  • DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

    DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

    Mobile-friendly - The dusky dolphins of Kaikoura are known as the "acrobats of the sea" due to their displays of brilliant leaps and somersaults, quite typical dusky behaviour. This tour operates all year-round and two options are available - swimming with the dolphins or remaining on board the boat to enjoy the spectacle. All swimming-equipment supplied and advance bookings are essential.

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    0800 733 365 (Free call - only within NZ)
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    96 Esplanade, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • FARMYARD HOLIDAY PARK - Geraldine

    FARMYARD HOLIDAY PARK - Geraldine

    Mobile-friendly - Privately owned holiday park in Canterbury, located on 17 hectares of tranquil rural countryside, 5 minutes from Geraldine. The ultimate farmstay experience for everyone including campervans, just 2 hours from Christchurch. Unique hands on farmyard experience for campers. Something for everybody, tent sites, powered sites, onsite vans, standard two-bedroom cabins. Fully self-contained one-room studios and family cottages.

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    50 Elmslie Rd, RD 22, Geraldine, South Canterbury, New Zealand
  • GEM ALPACA FARM TOURS - Fairlie, Canterbury

    GEM ALPACA FARM TOURS - Fairlie, Canterbury

    Farm tours closed due to Covid for winter excluding school holidays. Spend a relaxing hour with us and over 70 alpaca on our farm. We are experienced alpaca breeders of 19 years. You will be able to feed, touch and get great photos with our alpaca & llama. We also have pet sheep to touch and feed.

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    18 Nixons Road, Fairlie, Canterbury, New Zealand
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  • HANMER LLAMAS - Hanmer Springs

    HANMER LLAMAS - Hanmer Springs

    Mobile-friendly - Natural hot springs, alpine lakes, remote fishing camps amidst the spectacular back country or a gentle stroll around the scenic surrounds of Hanmer Springs village…our gentle llamas will carry everything from a picnic to a fully stocked camp making it possible for everyone. Fully guided one day to multi day llama treks open up a world of possibilities.

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    160 Medway Road, Hanmer Springs, North Canterbury, New Zealand
  • KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

    KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

    Kaikoura Llama Trekking includes spectacular views of the Kaikoura mountain ranges, North Island, and Kaikoura peninsular. The half-day trek include a coastal trek along the Kaikoura Bay, a visit to Fyffe House, peninsular seal colony and a free picnic with hot/cold drinks and homemade cake! The full-day trek is a high country trek on private land.

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    12 Kowhai Ford Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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  • ORANA WILDLIFE PARK - Christchurch

    ORANA WILDLIFE PARK - Christchurch

    Mobile-friendly - NZ's only open-range zoo. Orana is home to NZ's only gorillas & the country's only orang-utans too! Experience up-close animal encounters: hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino 'face-to-face', view kiwi. Stroll through native-bird aviaries and travel through the Lion Habitat (conditions apply). Our extensive native collection features a range of endangered birds and reptiles. Scheduled animal-feeds daily.

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    793 McLeans Island Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • POHATU PENGUINS - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

    POHATU PENGUINS - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

    Mobile-friendly - Pohatu is the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Wildside discovery tour enables you to visit this remote and beautiful area, and learn of the Wildlife Conservation Program. Sea-Kayaking safari gives great wildlife viewing and allows the adventurous to explore out spectacular coastline. Our 24-hour Package gives you an opportunity to spend the night in the penguin colony.

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    Pohatu-Flea Bay, Banks Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand
  • WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

    WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

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

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    60 Hussey Road, Northwood, Christchurch, New Zealand

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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 New Zealand

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 Cook Strait ferries

Cross between the Islands on a Bluebridge ferry.

Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty has you covered with 31 locations.