Canterbury prides itself as one of the most accessible regions in New Zealand. Home to the second largest city in the country, Christchurch, the region has everything you need for an authentic Kiwi experience.
Christchurch is the gateway to the Canterbury region and the spectacular experiences you will have within the South Island of New Zealand. Explore the range of activities and attractions we have on offer.
Canterbury is made for outdoor recreation - with rolling countryside, lush green spaces, brilliant blue waterways, and a dynamic alpine environment.
Spot whales along the coast in Kaikoura, breathe in the alpine air in Hanmer Springs and listen to Kea calls in Arthur's Pass, just a few experiences ready for you to discover on the short walks in the Canterbury region.
Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll or a more strenuous hike, there's something for every energy level. Discover what the various districts of Canterbury have to offer.