Get outdoors in Canterbury Region
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From city explorations to stargazing and scenic reserves, we’ve rounded up 11 intriguing ways to explore the diverse Ōtautahi Christchurch and wider Waitaha Canterbury regions. Read the story . . .
Lighthouses are intriguing places. Rich in history, they are pinpoints that mark wild and often remote spots around New Zealand’s coastline. We’ve picked seven lighthouses to discover around the country… Read the story . . .
From short city strolls to more challenging coastal climbs, we’ve picked eight walks around New Zealand to check out before the end of summer. Read the story . . .
Discover something new with these nine quirky Kiwi Gems around New Zealand. Read the story . . .
So, you think you know New Zealand? But have you discovered all of these family-friendly Kiwi Gems around the South Island? Read the story . . .
Not only home to striking geological features, Kura Tāwhiti Conservation area or Castle Hill in Canterbury’s Waimakariri Basin also has some of the rarest plants in New Zealand. Read the story . . .
Canterbury’s Mackenzie District is home to some of New Zealand’s most famous and photogenic lakes. Read the story . . .
There is no better place in New Zealand to see stars than in the heart of the Mackenzie district, where the clarity of the constellations will take your breath away. Read the story . . .
As far as window seats go, they don’t get much better than on the TranzAlpine, where the term ‘picture window’ takes on a whole new meaning. Read the story . . .
New Zealand’s marine reserves and protected areas offer visitors a unique opportunity to see fish and marine life, thriving and abundant in their natural environment. Read the story . . .