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Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and is located midway down the east coast. Also known as the Garden city due to its magical and numerous gardens and parks, Christchurch is a vibrant town with a great range of outdoor activities to suit every age and taste.

Adventure seekers will find a plethora of activities to do in Christchurch and its surrounding areas. Take your pick from paragliding over Christchurch's Port Hills, flying in a hot air balloon over Christchurch and the Canterbury plains, jet boating on the Waimakariri River or skydiving over the beautiful scenery near Christchurch.

If you are more comfortable on land, why don't you immerse yourself in an off road dirt bike and quad bike tours in the alpine high country farms or travel on horse back to discover this beautiful region.

Between the months of June and October, Christchurch becomes a hub for snow-lovers. Only a short stretch from Christchurch you'll find some of the best ski areas in the South Island of New Zealand. These ski field - Mt Hutt, Porter Heights and Mt Dobson - offer an amazing playground for skier and snowboarders of all levels.

From Christchurch, you have the option to go on various day trips filled with adventures. With the gorgeous alpine setting of Hanmer Springs and its thermal pools only an hour and a half away, the Waipara Valley renowned for its wine or the magnificent French settlement and Peninsula of Akaroa an hour drive from Christchurch, you will have a million things to do during your visit in the Canterbury region!

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      Christchurch: What to do when you get there?

       

      Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and is located midway down the east coast. Also known as the Garden city due to its magical and numerous gardens and parks, Christchurch is a vibrant town with a great range of outdoor activities to suit every age and taste.

      Adventure seekers will find a plethora of activities to do in Christchurch and its surrounding areas. Take your pick from paragliding over Christchurch's Port Hills, flying in a hot air balloon over Christchurch and the Canterbury plains, jet boating on the Waimakariri River or skydiving over the beautiful scenery near Christchurch.

      If you are more comfortable on land, why don't you immerse yourself in an off road dirt bike and quad bike tours in the alpine high country farms or travel on horse back to discover this beautiful region.

      Between the months of June and October, Christchurch becomes a hub for snow-lovers. Only a short stretch from Christchurch you'll find some of the best ski areas in the South Island of New Zealand. These ski field - Mt Hutt, Porter Heights and Mt Dobson - offer an amazing playground for skier and snowboarders of all levels.

      From Christchurch, you have the option to go on various day trips filled with adventures. With the gorgeous alpine setting of Hanmer Springs and its thermal pools only an hour and a half away, the Waipara Valley renowned for its wine or the magnificent French settlement and Peninsula of Akaroa an hour drive from Christchurch, you will have a million things to do during your visit in the Canterbury region!

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