Destination Canterbury

Destination Canterbury is a Christchurch Tourist Information guide, with information on activities, attractions, and accommodation in Christchurch and Canterbury, New Zealand.

If you’re looking for tourist and general travel information on Christchurch and Christchurch and Canterbury in New Zealand, then you’ve come to the right place. Destination Canterbury is packed with information on activities, attractions, and accommodation in Canterbury, New Zealand.

Whether you need to find Christchurch hotel accommodation, rental cars, or just would like to know more about this wonderful region of New Zealand then you’ll find it here.

The Canterbury ski season has officially started!!! Mt Hutt now open!!!

If your time is limited but you really want to experience New Zealand, then Christchurch is your perfect holiday destination.

Located on the eastern coast of New Zealand’s South Island, Christchurch is New Zealand’s second-largest city, the hub of the beautiful scenic South Island and one of New Zealand’s main tourist destinations.

From Christchurch, all of the South Island’s main tourist attractions are within a one-day drive, including “the adventure-capital” Queenstown, the famous Marlborough vineyards and whale-watching off the Kaikoura coast.

Milford Sound can be reached within a day, but it is advisable to stop off overnight in Te Anau or Queenstown first.

Now not only is Christchurch a good starting point for your New Zealand vacation, but also a destination in itself.

Described as the most-English of cities outside of the UK, Christchurch is a city that retains it is proud of heritage, yet embraces culture and innovation.

Some of the tourist highlights of Christchurch include the International Antarctic Museum, Christ-church Cathedral, and the Botanic Gardens.

Adrenaline junkies will find their element in Christchurch. Paragliding, skiing, mountain biking, and diving are all activities that can be enjoyed here.

Accommodation ranges from international 4 and 5-star hotels to award-winning backpackers and cozy b&bs.