Ashburton Attractions and Activities
Ashburton 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 Ashburton.
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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.
Pictured is one of our star attractions, the Harrier 'jump jet'. Ashburton has a strong aviation history, being a training base in World War 2. We have a super-hanger and more than 20 aircraft on display. We're well worth a visit. Get up close and personal with Skyhawk, Tiger Moth, DC3, Flying Flea, Vampire, Meteor, Harvard, De Havilland.
Revive on Oakview is located 15mins from Ashburton and is the perfect place to switch off and de-stress in a private setting. Come relax in one of our accommodation options - The Oakview Suite or The Garden Studio. Relax in your private wood-fired hot tub and enjoy a home-cooked breakfast in the seclusion of your own personal retreat.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to Skydiving Kiwis, the newest and by far coolest New Zealand tandem skydiving experience. Located only one and a half hours south of Christchurch, a perfect day trip to South Canterbury awaits you... Established in June 2011 by a small group of highly skilled and extremely passionate 'kiwi' skydivers, collectively boasting over 20 years industry experience between them!
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