Springfield and Great Alpine Highway Attractions and Activities
Springfield and Great Alpine Highway have many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored.
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Mobile-friendly - 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.
Mobile-friendly - 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.
Mobile-friendly - Excitement and scenery jet boating on the Waimakariri River. Our “Canyon Discoveries” Tours depart Springfield in the spectacular canyon that runs through the foothills of the Southern Alps. Our “Braided Shallows” departs from the Waimakariri Regional Park. Enjoy the spins and speed just 20 minutes north of Christchurch.
Featuring the world famous TranzAlpine train journey this spectacular day tour also includes Jet Boat and a Four Wheel Drive "Unimog" high country safari. Suitable for people of all ages. Departs from Christchurch, across the Canterbury Plains, journey through Arthurs Pass and right into the heart of the National Park. Delicious luncheon supplied.
Mobile-friendly - This exciting day-tour includes jet boating 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 located in the stunning Southern Alps of New Zealand. The return journey to Christchurch is on the world-famous TranzAlpine Train. This tour has it all.
Experience the pleasures of horse riding through a working high country farm. Quiet area of hills, neat farms, native beech and pine forest, and lonely, open country on the edge of the Canterbury Plains where it meets the foothills of the Southern Alps. Peaceful and beautiful, still and quiet, and yet just 45 minutes from Christchurch.
Mobile-friendly - Terrace Downs Resort offers in-house and casual visitors a unique one-stop NZ getaway destination nestled in the foothills of Mt Hutt, within an easy hour's scenic drive of Christchurch International Airport. Featuring deluxe 1-7 bedroom accommodation, fine and casual dining options, a championship 18-hole golf course, Day Spa and a wide selection of other resort-operated activities to choose from.
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