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International Antarctic Centre

International Antarctic Centre

38 Orchard Rd (PO Box 14088), Christchurch

The International Antarctic Centre is fantastic fun for all ages! Located in a unique working Antarctic campus the International Antarctic... more

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Hanmer Springs
Thrillseekers Adventures

Thrillseekers Adventures

Hanmer Springs

Lift your spirit in Hanmer Springs. Before or after you enjoy pampering at the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, try a little adventure... more

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Dolphin Encounter and Albatross Encounter Tours

DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - There are many reasons for you to visit Kaikoura but the main one has to be to experience the Dolphin Encounter tour. You... more

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Seal Swim Kaikoura

Seal Swim Kaikoura

51 West End, Kaikoura

Swimming with wild New Zealand fur seals in the shallow waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula truly is a unique experience. Kaikoura is... more

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Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Air Force Museum of New Zealand

45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram, Christchurch

Discover one of the world's premier military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted... more

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Alpine Safari Tours

Alpine Safari Tours

296 Prestons Road, Christchurch

Join us for a spectacular 1-day tour into the breathtaking Southern Alps of New Zealand. This tour has it all! 4 types of transport, 3 unique... more

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Hurunui Tourism

Hurunui Tourism

PO Box 30, Hanmer Springs

Located as close as a quick 30-minute drive from Christchurch the Hurunui District has a wonder array of landscapes, a rich country lifestyle... more

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Kaikoura
Kaikoura Helicopters - Whale Watching

Kaikoura Helicopters - Whale Watching

Heli Pads, Whaleway Station Road, Kaikoura

Kaikoura Helicopters is the only true way to experience Kaikoura's many natural wonders. Whether it is whale watching or one our spectacular... more

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Whale Watch Kaikoura

Whale Watch Kaikoura

Whaleway Station Rd, Kaikoura

Whale Watch® is New Zealand's only marine-based whale watching company offering visitors an exciting up-close encounter with the giant Sperm... more

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Akaroa District Promotions

Akaroa District Promotions

80 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa

Akaroa & the Bays: Just 75 kilometres from the city of Christchurch, Akaroa is a historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart... more

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Canterbury is home to many districts - Kaikoura, Hurunui, Waimakariri, Selwyn, Ashburton, South Canterbury, Mackenzie, Banks Peninsula, Waimate, as well as the city of Christchurch.
Kaikoura is where the mountains meet the sea. Experience the marine life - see the giant sperm whale, the world's largest variety of pelagic birds, or swim with the acrobatic dusky dolphins.
Within the Hurunui region lies Hanmer Springs, a scenic alpine and thermal village offering a multitude of exciting challenges - from bungy jumping to jet boating, forest walks to mountain biking. The Waipara wine region offers plenty of opportunities to sample a variety of excellent wines.
The Waimakariri District has safe beaches and braided rivers, fishing, walks, scenic countryside, crafts and museums.
Selwyn District extends from the edge of Christchurch to Arthur's Pass National Park and the main divide of the Southern Alps mountain range. The district is known for its wineries, golf courses, high-country lakes and rivers.
The Ashburton District is home to an array of adventurous pursuits - skiing, hot-air ballooning and jet boating. For a more relaxed pace, visit a historic high-country sheep station or enjoy a round of golf.
Attractive towns, lush pasture, rolling green hills and braided rivers make up the South Canterbury District. It is home to the country's largest Maori rock collection and many scenic and cultural activities.
The Mackenzie region is renowned for its scenic beauty and the hospitality of its high-country people. It is home to Aoraki/ Mt Cook, the highest peak in New Zealand. Enjoy lake cruises, heli-skiing, star gazing, or scenic flights over the Southern Alps.
Step back into Maori, French, British and whaling history when visiting Canterbury's oldest village, Akaroa on Banks Peninsula. See the rare Hector's dolphin, or go for one of the many walks ranging from one hour to four days.
Waimate, just south of Timaru, is home to New Zealand's largest wallabies. Visitors can enjoy a variety of native bushwalks located close to town.

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Canterbury: Canterbury is home to many districts - Kaikoura, Hurunui, Waimakariri, Selwyn, Ashburton, South Canterbury, Mackenzie, Banks Peninsula, Waimate, as well as the city of Christchurch. Kaikoura is where the mountains meet the sea. Experience the marine life - see the giant sperm whale, the world's largest variety of pelagic birds, or swim with the acrobati...Read More

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