Canterbury stretches from ocean to
the Alps, and is a land of plains and peaks. It is a place of variety and innumerable
Within two hours of an international airport, you can ski, play
golf, bungy jump, go whitewater rafting, mountain biking, wind surfing, whale watching,
and visit world-class vineyards and gardens. Where else in the world can you do
A must-see is New Zealand’s highest peak, Aoraki Mount Cook. Go hiking in
Arthur’s Pass National Park or just wander around the picturesque bays and villages of
Banks Peninsula. And then there’s New Zealand's second-largest city, Christchurch known
as 'The Garden City'.
Christchurch is a beautiful city where you can cycle
alongside the river, stay in good hotels and indulge in fine sophisticated dining, and a
city where, just 15 minutes from the centre, you can scramble up mountain bike tracks or
ride a wave at a surf beach.