Home to the awesome beauty of the Southern Alps descending into the gorgeous open expanse of the plains, Canterbury stands out as an unfathomably beautiful place, even by the standards of New Zealand. It's partnered with the city of Christchurch - a modern haven of activity. Read more...
Top 5 things to do in Christchurch & Canterbury
- Take a tram ride around the city centre
- Go punting on the Avon River, passing the sights
- Raft the Rangitata River and launch yourself down the thrilling grade five rapids
- See some of the filming sites for the Lord of the Rings films
- Ride the Waimakariri River in a jet boat