Hanmer Tours & Shuttle
Daily Passenger Transport between Hanmer Springs and Christchurch. We also connect with Christchurch International Airport. One way transfers between Hanmer Springs and Christchurch cost $35 per person. Same day return from Hanmer Springs to Christchurch costs $50. $10 per person surcharge for Christchurch Airport drop offs or pick ups. Daily departures from Hanmer Springs at 8 AM and from Christchurch at 13:00 PM.read more
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- Location: 4 Harrogate Street, Hanmer Springs
Kowhai Farm - horseriding and lessons
All things horse! Treks, lessons, care - complete beginners to advanced level riders are always welcome. Your full day ride includes helping to catch, groom, saddle and bridle your horseread more
followed by a flat work group lesson with a helpfull instructor working on basic position and control of the horse.
Lessons available for different levels, or jumping for experienced riders.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?fce8e-2902685
- Location: 711 Island Road, View Hill, View Hill, Oxford
Banks Peninsula Track - Akaroa
Beginning in the historic seaside village of Akaroa, New Zealand is the Banks Peninsula Track.read more
New Zealand's premier private track prides itself on being an excellent eco-tourism experience, providing a diversity of wildlife, scenery and hospitality. The unique tramp across farmland and Hinewai reserve covers 35 km of spectacular volcanic coastline, native bush, waterfalls and sandy beaches. Each night's cosy accommodation reflects the character, history and individuality of the families who live nearby.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?cb330-1748606
- Location: Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch Cruise
Did you know that 99% of Canterbury's trade is by sea? Learn this and more on a free Lyttelton Port of Christchurch harbour cruise, offered once a month. Relax onboard and take in the sights of the port from the water. In one hour cruise you will learn about the port's various operational areas which are at the heart of international trade for Canterbury. The cruise takes visitors alongside Cashin Quay and the container terminal where they can see the cranes and straddles at work. Other points of interest include the historic dry dock and the coal stockpile. An informative commentary is provided throughout the tour. Although the cruise is free we do ask that you consider making a gold coin donation, which goes to support local charities.
To book a free public port tour, contact Lyttelton Port of Christchurch reception on 328-8198.read more
Kiwi Guardian Outdoor Adventures
Get the kids outside to have some FREE family fun connecting with nature at Toyota Kiwi Guardians sites nationwide.
Toyota Kiwi Guardians highlights family-friendly, treasure hunt style activities at specific Department of Conservation sites that encourage kids to engage with the outdoors and, ultimately, earn themselves a medal for their efforts.
The goal of the conservation programme is to turn Kiwi kids into guardians of the land and sea.
A total of 50 sites are operational nationwide. Families can get started on their adventure by downloading the appropriate “treasure hunt” map from: www.kiwiguardians.co.nz
Click on the area of New Zealand nearest to where you are to find the choices available closest to home.read more
Shuttle between Christchurch and Hanmer Springs.read more
Travel by coach to the magnificent Hanmer Springs Alpine Village
Hanmer Springs is surrounded by forest and mountains and offers an extensive range of activities for visitors both young and old. Hanmer also features a wide range of walking and mountain bike trails, short and long walks, horse riding, golf and for the most extreme adventurer Bungy Jumping, Rafting, Jet boating and Quad biking.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?14258-2902676
- Location: 47a Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch
Christchurch Segway Tour
Enjoy a 2 hour Guided Segway Tour of Christchurch. A highly rated attraction offering 2 hour tours showing off either Christchurch's history, or alternatively how our city is rebuilding after our earthquakes of 2010 & 2011. Helmet and full instruction given. Our tour takes in parks, gardens, and historical sites of interest. We also point out restaurants of note, and great places to shop!read more
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?a572c-2902668
- Location: Christchurch Central, Christchurch
Crate Escape is an exciting real life escape game in the middle of Christchurch. You and a group of friends are confined to a room, full of hidden clues, locks and puzzles for 60 minutes. Your goal is to solve all the puzzles and escape with time to spare! Crate Escape is great for friends and family or as a team-building activity, birthday party idea for schools, clubs or other groups. Everyone must WORK TOGETHER to escape from the room.read more
- Phone: 021 0291 0169
- Location: 196 Armagh Street Central City, Christchurch
Hassle Free Tours offers your family the choice of a scenic experience into the breathtaking Southern Alps, a visit to a Lord of the Rings filming location, or a 2 hour discovery trip like no other seeing the sights of Christchurch from the top deck of our Classic London Double Decker bus.read more
- Phone: 03 385 5775
- Location: Central Christchurch
Who doesn't love cookies! The Cookie Time factory shop is a cookie lover’s paradise and with the entire building painted in cookies its hard not to miss! With recent additions in-store of the Kids Fun Zone, complete with a cut in half Mini Car, the Factory Shop has great tasting products and cool merchandise making it one of Christchurch's 'must see' attractions!read more
- Phone: 03 349 3523
- Location: 789 Main South Road, Templeton, Christchurch
TranzAlpine :: Christchurch to Greymouth
The TranzAlpine scenic train journeys between Christchurch and Greymouth, crossing from one coast of NZ to the other. You'll see the fields of the Canterbury Plains and farmland, followed by spectacular gorges and river valleys of the Waimakariri River. Featuring huge panoramic windows and an on board licensed café, make it a day trip or stay and explore some more.read more
- Phone: 04 495 0775
- Location: Troup Drive, Addington, Christchurch
The Imagination Station is a charity run, not-for-profit play and education centre with a whole lot of Lego! We provide a play area for children and adults that is FREE to access (... read more